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  • newAhd: 34 passengers from Haridwar test Covid +ve

    - 2 hours ago 18 Apr 21, 3:52am -
  • newRT-PCR test must for Kumbh returnees in Gujarat

    - 3 hours ago 17 Apr 21, 11:14pm -
  • newGujarat: ‘Break remdesivir myth to end crisis’
    The Gujarat high court has called for breaking the myth that remdesivir is a life-saving drug for Covid-19 patients in order to end the shortage of it and black marketing.
    - 11 hours ago 17 Apr 21, 3:21pm -
  • newGive real Covid picture, hiding will cause issues: HC
    The Gujarat high court has asked the state government to come out with the correct figures of Covid-19 patients and deaths in the pandemic and insisted that the government be honest and transparent in its dialogue with the public.
    - 11 hours ago 17 Apr 21, 3:09pm -
  • newVaccinations nosedive as nCov cases head northward
    At a time when vaccination is said to be the most effective weapon to fight Covid-19, apart from wearing face masks and maintaining social distancing, the number of jabs administered per day has gone down drastically a fortnight.
    - 11 hours ago 17 Apr 21, 3:00pm -
  • newCovid medicines fly off pharmacy shelves in Gujarat
    It is not just antiviral Favipiravir but almost all medicines used in Covid-19 treatment and management are flying off pharmacy shelves.
    - 11 hours ago 17 Apr 21, 2:45pm -
  • newAhd: Nearly 80% patients come to hosps needing O2
    Sudhir Jadav, 50, a resident of Prabhat Chowk, succumbed at Civil Hospital on Friday morning. “His RT-PCR report was negative. But he had developed extreme breathlessness on Thursday night. We called EMRI 108 at 9 pm to hospitalize him and were told to wait.
    - 15 hours ago 17 Apr 21, 11:00am -
  • newCremations begin along Saraswati riverbank in Siddhpur
    The mounting death toll of Covid-19 patients has left pyres and cremation furnaces incessantly burning across crematoriums in Gujarat. The situation is no different at the Saraswati Muktidham at Siddhpur, known as one of the biggest crematoriums in the state.
    - 16 hours ago 17 Apr 21, 10:26am -
  • newGuj: Parents’ bodies seek 50% cut in school fees
    Parents associations in Gujarat have demanded 50% cut in school tuition fees for the academic year 2020-21.
    - 16 hours ago 17 Apr 21, 10:24am -
  • newCovid: Ahd has highest fatality rate among major cities
    On Thursday, Gujarat crossed the grave milestone of 5,000 mortalities during the ongoing pandemic. A day before, Ahmedabad had become the 10thdistrict in India to have over 2,500 deaths. Analysis of the mortality trend in major cities revealed that Ahmedabad had case fatality rate (CFR) of 2.7% — the highest among 11 districts of India having 2,500-plus deaths.
    - 16 hours ago 17 Apr 21, 10:21am -
  • newHome-based oxygen demand also shot up in Ahd
    Fifteen days ago there were few Covid patients in hospitals, but the number of patients now has shot up dramatically. “Suppose a small hospital had 10 beds a fortnight ago, the number of beds in that hospital has now gone up to 20. Hence, their requirement of medical oxygen has also gone up manifold,” said an oxygen manufacturer and re-filler.
    - 16 hours ago 17 Apr 21, 9:32am -
  • newAhd: ‘Drove 9km in five minutes to save 4 lives’
    Dr Rohit Joshi, a director of Aarna Hospital, was recently in a race against time to save patients on oxygen. “I got a call from my Paldi hospital that the oxygen would last just for five minutes – the alarm had already got buzzed.
    - 17 hours ago 17 Apr 21, 9:30am -
  • Provide actual data on Covid-19 tests: HC
    Stressing on the need to be honest and transparent in the wake of a sudden spike in coronavirus cases in Gujarat, the high court has asked the state government to publish actual data on RT-PCR tests and people found positive for Covid-19, according to an order made available on Friday.
    - 1 day ago 17 Apr 21, 1:34am -
  • No Covid impact on Surat's diamond industry
    Even as several migrant workers have left Gujarat's Surat city due to the Covid-19 surge and anticipation of a lockdown, people associated with the diamond industry claimed the current scenario has had no impact on the trade so far.
    - 1 day ago 16 Apr 21, 10:42pm -
  • Five bodies cremated on single pyre in Surat
    At a Surat crematorium on Wednesday night, five bodies were cremated on a single makeshift pyre built to speed up the disposal of a rush of corpses
    - 2 days ago 16 Apr 21, 1:36pm -
  • HC flays Gujarat govt for ‘tsunami of corona’
    The Gujarat high court rapped the state government for not heeding its earlier directions to remain cautious about an anticipated surge in Covid-19 cases. The HC reminded the government of the lapse after advocate general Kamal Trivedi said the present surge is like ‘a tsunami of corona’.
    - 2 days ago 16 Apr 21, 10:26am -
  • Guj crosses 5,000 deaths, Ahd’s share is half
    Gujarat on Thursday crossed 5,000 total Covid deaths, becoming the 10th Indian state to get past this grave figure. While the last 1,000 cases took 135 days, 42% of these deaths took place in the past seven days
    - 2 days ago 16 Apr 21, 10:05am -
  • 8 Pakistanis held with 30 kg of heroin off Guj
    A fishing boat with eight Pakistani nationals and 30 kg of heroin was seized in a joint operation off the Jakhau coast by the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) and the Gujarat Police’s anti-terrorist squad (ATS) in the early hours of Thursday.
    - 2 days ago 16 Apr 21, 9:30am -
  • Rajkot woman shoots dance video during curfew, booked
    A 25-year-old woman associated with event management business was booked for violating Covid norms for recording a video of herself dancing on public road during night curfew in Rajkot.
    - 2 days ago 16 Apr 21, 9:30am -
  • Covid-19 treatment gets cheaper in Vadodara
    In a major respite to the citizens, the Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) has reduced the Covid-19 hospitalisation charges in private hospitals. The decision was taken after taking the association of private hospitals in the city, Setu, into confidence.
    - 2 days ago 16 Apr 21, 9:30am -

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