Gujarat: ‘21-day lockdown important step in Covid-19 fight’

Published on April 10, 2020 AHMEDABAD: As on Monday, the USA has recorded 3.3 lakh Covid-19 cases and 9,600 deaths. As the projections are still grim, a large number of doctors from Gujarat who have made the US their home is at the forefront of the fight against Covid-19. A few of them share their … Continue reading Gujarat: ‘21-day lockdown important step in Covid-19 fight’

Gujarat: Serving Covid-19 patients within a month of marriage

Published on April 10, 2020 AHMEDABAD: For Reshmabanu Mansuri, an emergency medical technician (EMT) with EMRI 108 ambulance, the day starts early. She, along with the ambulance pilot wait for any suspected cases of Covid-19 in western city parts. Her ambulance is designated as Covid-19 special that can’t ferry other patients. “We have to be … Continue reading Gujarat: Serving Covid-19 patients within a month of marriage

Gujarat adds record 55 cases in 12 hours, 50 from Ahmedabad hotspots alone; state tally at 241

Published on April 9, 2020 AHMEDABAD: Gujarat in a matter of 12 hours added record 55 cases – 23% of the total registered cases so far – propelled by 50 cases from Ahmedabad city alone. The state has so far registered 241 positive Covid-19 patients. Ahmedabad also recorded death of a 47-year-old patient at SVP … Continue reading Gujarat adds record 55 cases in 12 hours, 50 from Ahmedabad hotspots alone; state tally at 241

Gujarat records 19 new positive coronavirus cases, tally now 165

Published on April 7, 2020 AHMEDABAD: Gujarat health and family welfare department officials on Tuesday morning mentioned that the state recorded 19 new positive cases –- 13 in Ahmedabad alone. With the new cases, the total positive Covid-19 cases in Gujarat have reached to 165. Since April 4, Gujarat has added 57 cases out of … Continue reading Gujarat records 19 new positive coronavirus cases, tally now 165

Migrant worker has nervous breakdown in Ahmedabad

Published on April 6, 2020 AHMEDABAD: A 45-year-old man started blabbering incessantly and protested violently when anyone tried to get near him – he was afraid that he would contract Covid-19 infection.The man had to be admitted to the Government Hospital for Mental Health (HMH) in Ahmedabad for acute psychotic disorder on Sunday evening. HMH … Continue reading Migrant worker has nervous breakdown in Ahmedabad

Gujarat records 14 new Covid-19 cases, count rises to 122; 11 deaths so far in state

Published on April 5, 2020 AHMEDABAD: Gujarat’s Covid-19 positive cases count reached to 122 on Sunday morning with addition of 14 new cases in past 12 hours. Ahmedabad reported eight of the cases – all suspected to have direct or indirect connection with the Markaz event at Nizamuddin in Delhi, said state health department officials. … Continue reading Gujarat records 14 new Covid-19 cases, count rises to 122; 11 deaths so far in state

Ahmedabad lockdown: Peace & quiet outside, unrest rocks homes

Published on April 5, 2020 AHMEDABAD: Just days into the lockdown, a Maninagar-based business couple entered into a big fight over house work and finances which resulted in wife smashing husband's laptop on the floor. The angry husband reciprocated with a resounding thappad which sent the SOS 181 women's helpline phone ringing. "The couple is … Continue reading Ahmedabad lockdown: Peace & quiet outside, unrest rocks homes

Coronavirus: Cases low, but Gujarat has highest mortality rate

Published on April 5, 2020 AHMEDABAD: Maharashtra may have the highest number of 490 Covid-19 positive patients and 24 deaths as on Saturday afternoon in India – but Gujarat pips the neighbouring state with a high mortality rate of 9.5%, which is nearly double of the 4.9% corona death rate in Maharashtra. On Saturday, Gujarat … Continue reading Coronavirus: Cases low, but Gujarat has highest mortality rate

Number of Covid-19 cases crosses 100 in Gujarat; 10 deaths so far

Published on April 4, 2020 AHMEDABAD: On Saturday, Gujarat became the 11th state in the country to cross the 100-mark with 10 new positive cases of Covid-19 in last 12 hours. Ahmedabad on Saturday also recorded one more death, taking the state’s total death toll to 10. Jayanti Ravi, principal secretary (health & family welfare), … Continue reading Number of Covid-19 cases crosses 100 in Gujarat; 10 deaths so far

Gujarat University team working to build non-alcohol sanitiser chamber

Published on April 3, 2020 AHMEDABAD: With the Covid-19 epidemic, the first thing one has to do wherever they go is to sanitize hands with an alcohol-based solution. While the lockdown has resulted in a severe cut in social visits, even for doctors this is painful, with complaints of drying skin. What about a sanitizer … Continue reading Gujarat University team working to build non-alcohol sanitiser chamber