Women account for 30%, men 70% of Covid-19 deaths in Gujarat

Published on February 12, 2021 AHMEDABAD: The Covid-19 infection was deadlier for men in Gujarat, revealed analysis of the state health department. Of 4,394 deaths till February 6, 3,080 or 70% of the deceased were males, whereas1,314 or 30% were females. Analysis of the age of the deceased revealed that 53% deceased were in the … Continue reading Women account for 30%, men 70% of Covid-19 deaths in Gujarat

Covid-19: Gujarat records nine deaths, 217 new cases in 24 hours, state case tally at 2624

Published on April 23, 2020 AHMEDABAD: Gujarat on Thursday recorded death of nine patients, taking the Covid-19 death toll to 112. The deaths were recorded from Ahmedabad (7), Surat and Vadodara (1 each).  The state also recorded 217 positive cases, taking the state's tally to 2624. The new cases were recorded from Ahmedabad (151), Surat … Continue reading Covid-19: Gujarat records nine deaths, 217 new cases in 24 hours, state case tally at 2624

Covid-19: Gujarat records 94 new positive cases, tally rises to 2,272

Published on April 22, 2020 AHMEDABAD: Gujarat on Wednesday recorded 94 new positive cases, taking the total cases in the state to 2,272. The state also recorded five more deaths, taking the total toll to 95.Jayanti Ravi, principal secretary (health & family welfare), said that the new cases are from Ahmedabad (61), Surat (17), Vadodara … Continue reading Covid-19: Gujarat records 94 new positive cases, tally rises to 2,272

Gujarat loses 19 lives to Covid-19 in 24 hours, death toll now at 90

Published on March 22, 2020 AHMEDABAD: It was a deadly Tuesday for Gujarat as the state recorded 19 Covid-19 deaths in 24 hours, the highest singleday death tally ever since coronavirus outbreak was first reported on March 19. Before this, 12 deaths in a day on April 19 were the highest lives lost in the … Continue reading Gujarat loses 19 lives to Covid-19 in 24 hours, death toll now at 90

Gujarat records 127 new coronavirus positive cases, tally crosses 2,000

Published on April 21, 2020 AHMEDABAD: Gujarat on Tuesday recorded 127 new cases, taking the total Covid-19 positive cases in Gujarat to 2,066.In past 12 hours, Gujarat also recorded six new deaths, taking the death toll of the state to 77.Jayanti Ravi, principal secretary (health & family welfare), said that the new cases have been … Continue reading Gujarat records 127 new coronavirus positive cases, tally crosses 2,000

Gujarat allows three private hospitals to admit Covid-19 patients in Ahmedabad

Published on April 20, 2020 AHMEDABAD: On Monday, the state government announced permission to three private hospitals in Ahmedabad to admit and treat Covid-19 positive patients. These hospitals include HCG, Sterling Hospital and Narayana Multispecialty Hospital. Jayanti Ravi, principal secretary (health & family welfare), said that the patients have choice if they wish to get … Continue reading Gujarat allows three private hospitals to admit Covid-19 patients in Ahmedabad

With 228 new Covid-19 cases in 12 hours, Gujarat tally now at 1,604

Published on April 19, 2020 AHMEDABAD: Gujarat recorded 228 coronavirus positive cases in 12 hours. The tally for the state as on Saturday morning stands at 1,604.With the new cases, 52 per cent of the state's cases have been recorded in past three-and-a-half-day.The state also reported five more deaths in the same period, taking the … Continue reading With 228 new Covid-19 cases in 12 hours, Gujarat tally now at 1,604

Seven more deaths take toll to 48 in Gujarat; state coronavirus count rises to 1,272

Published on April 18, 2020 AHMEDABAD: With 176 new coronavirus cases in Gujarat since Friday evening, state tally has risen to 1,272. In the same period, seven patients under treatment succumbed to the viral infection. Death toll in the state now stands at now 48. Ever since the first positive case was reported in Gujarat … Continue reading Seven more deaths take toll to 48 in Gujarat; state coronavirus count rises to 1,272

92 new Covid-19 cases reported in Gujarat, tally reaches 1,021

Published on April 17, 2020 AHMEDABAD: On Friday morning, Gujarat crossed 1,000 positive cases with 92 new cases recorded in past 12 hours taking the state's tally to 1,021. Gujarat also recorded two deaths, taking the state’s death toll to 38. Jayanti Ravi, principal secretary (health & family welfare), said that the new cases include … Continue reading 92 new Covid-19 cases reported in Gujarat, tally reaches 1,021

‘Information on Covid-19 composition is crucial’

Published on April 17, 2020 An interview with Prof Chaitanya G Joshi, director of Gujarat Biotechnology Research Centre (GBRC) and Dr Madhvi Joshi, joint director, GBRC, after the centre completed genome sequencing for Covid-19, becoming one of the first government-funded labs in India to do so. Prof Chaitanya Joshi and Dr Madhvi Joshi; Images from … Continue reading ‘Information on Covid-19 composition is crucial’