Gujarat

Try not to be our guest! Ahmedabad police’s wacky warning to rule violators on New Year Eve

Ahmedabad: Like every year, the Ahmedabad police issued a warning against rash and drunk driving on December 31. While the message was the same, the packaging was different this time. A wacky warning was posted on the Twitter handle of the Ahmedabad police on Thursday with the image of a strict-looking policeman on the side....

Covid restrictions in Gujarat extended till January 7; no change in Vibrant Gujarat plans

Ahmedabad: The existing restrictions and guidelines related to Covid-19 in Gujarat will continue till January 7, state health minister Rushikesh Patel announced on Thursday. This includes night curfew in eight municipal corporations.   Only fully vaccinated to be allowed in govt offices Only those individuals who have received both doses of Covid-19 vaccine will be...

Gujarat’s Covid-19 tally at over 6-month high; 204 new cases in 24 hours

Ahmedabad accounts for 100 of fresh Covid-19 infections; 24 new Omicron cases in Gujarat   Gandhinagar: The surge in daily number of Covid-19 cases in Gujarat continues. The state recorded 204 new cases on Monday, This is the highest single-day jump since June 19 when there were 228 new cases in 24 hours. One patient...

3 Covid-19 deaths in Gujarat in 24 hours; 98 test positive

Gandhinagar: The number of new Covid-19 cases in Gujarat decreased slightly on Friday. A total of 98 persons tested positive for Covid in the state in 24 hours ending Friday evening. Three patients succumbed to the infection during this period. The death toll has reached 10,111.   Active caseload nears 700 The active caseload of...

Night curfew in Gujarat extended, hours increased as Covid cases rise

Gandhinagar: With a rise in the daily number of Covid-19 cases in Gujarat, especially in the eight municipal corporation areas, the state Home ministry has announced extension of night curfew, along with increase in the curfew hours. The night curfew will continue till December 31. The eight cities where the curfew is still in place...

7 IAS officers in Gujarat transferred; Lochan Sehra is Ahmedabad municipal commissioner

Gandhinagar: The Gujarat government transferred seven IAS officers on Friday. Secretary of Urban Development and Urban Housing Department (Housing and Nirmal Gujarat) Lochan Sehra is now the new municipal commissioner of Ahmedabad. He replaces Mukesh Kumar, who has been shifted as Principal Secretary, Urban Development & Urban Housing department, replacing Mukesh Puri....

Covid-19 scare in Gujarat gets bigger; 111 new cases, 2 deaths in 24 hours

Gandhinagar: The daily tally of Covid-19 in Gujarat crossed 100 on Thursday, after almost six months. A total of 111 persons tested positive for the infection in 24 hours. The state had recorded 112 cases on June 27. Two patients succumbed to the infection, as per the Covid bulletin on Thursday. The active caseload of...

Amid rising Covid-19 cases in Gujarat, CM holds review meeting

91 cases were reported in Gujarat on Wednesday; the state’s Omicron tally rose to 23 on the same day after 9 more samples tested positive Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel chaired a high-level meeting to review the Covid-19 situation in the state amid rising number of cases, including those with the Omicron variant. Gujarat...

9 new cases of Omicron variant in Gujarat in a day; tally rises to 23

Ahmedabad: Gujarat reported a spike in number of Omicron cases on Wednesday. A total of nine samples in the state tested positive for the new variant during the day.   5 cases in Ahmedabad The maximum new cases were in Ahmedabad, where the samples of five patients were detected with the Omicron variant. Four of...

Covid-19 rise in Gujarat continues; 91 test positive in 24 hours

25 cases of Covid-19 in Ahmedabad city  Gandhinagar: The daily tally of Covid-19 in Gujarat is nearing 100. In 24 hours ending Wednesday evening, 91 persons tested positive for the infection. Almost 70 per cent of these cases were reported from just five major cities. Besides, two patients succumbed to the infection during this period....

Covid-19 surge in Gujarat: 87 cases in 24 hours, highest in nearly 6 months

Ahmedabad witnesses steep rise in Covid-19 cases with 33 persons testing positive; 2 deaths reported   Gandhinagar: Gujarat, including Ahmedabad, witnessed a steep rise in cases of Covid-19 on Tuesday. The state reported 87 fresh cases, highest in nearly six months. There were 90 cases in the state on June 30. Of the new cases...

70 new Covid-19 cases; Vadodara reports 3rd Omicron case

Gujarat’s Omicron tally rises to 14; 1 patient in Valsad succumbs to Covid-19 Gandhinagar: The number of Covid-19 cases in Gujarat increased, with 70 persons testing positive for the infection in 24 hours ending Monday evening. One patient from Valsad succumbed to the infection during this period. The death toll has reached 10,102. The active...