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490 new cases of Covid-19, 6 deaths in Gujarat

8,19,871 have been infected in the state so far; death toll reaches 9,991   Gandhinagar: Gujarat on Saturday reported 490 fresh cases of Covid-19, a marginal increase from 481 on Friday. With this, the case tally of the state now stands at 8,19,871. Six patients succumbed to the infection, taking the death toll till now to...

Gujarat govt ropes in medical students for COVID-19 battle

The Gujarat government has decided to use the service of all medical, paramedical, and dental students in the state in its war against COVID-19. The health department of Gujarat in a notification said the service of first, second, third, and final year undergraduate students will be used as frontline COVID-19 workers in the state. This...

Asymptomatic passengers will be allowed to go home without quarantine: Gujarat govt

The Gujarat government’s health department has decided that passengers coming to the state through flights, trains, and buses will be allowed to go to their homes without quarantine, if they do not exhibit any symptoms of coronavirus. The government has recommended the self-supervision of symptoms to such passengers for a period of 14 days and...

COVID-19: Ahmedabad reports 25 deaths, 292 cases in 24-hours; Gujarat’s case tally at 9,268

Gujarat has reported 364 fresh cases of coronavirus in the past 24-hours ending at 5 pm on Wednesday. The addition of the fresh cases has taken the state’s coronavirus case tally to 9,268. The state also reported 29 fresh deaths that pushed the state’s death toll due to COVID-19 to 566. Out of the 29...

Shortage of test kits? Govt says labs need nod from local health officer to carry out RTPCR COVID19 test

Hitesh Chavda, Gandhinagar: The health department has in a letter told private pathology laboratories that they will now henceforth require prior permission of the local Chief District Health Officer (CDHO) or Medical Health Officer before (MHO) conducting the RTPCR COVID19 test. The circular dated May 2, has been addressed to five laboratories in the state, four...

Gujarat registers 4 deaths & 14 cases due to coronavirus in 24-hours, total cases touch 179

Fourteen fresh cases of coronavirus have been reported from Gujarat in the past 24-hours ending 10 am on Wednesday. The addition of the fresh cases has pushed the state’s total tally of confirmed coronavirus cases to 179. The fresh cases include six from Ahmedabad, four from Surat, two from Bhavnagar, and one case each from...

11 new coronavirus cases in Ahmedabad in last 12-hour, Gujarat’s total tally touch 144

The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Gujarat on Monday increased to 144 after 16 fresh cases of the virus were reported from the state in the last 12-hours. No new death was reported from the state till 10 am on Monday and the death toll due to the contagious virus in Gujarat stands...