Mucormycosis: Active cases at Civil Hospital now 50% of May peak

Published on June 23, 2021 AHMEDABAD: On Tuesday afternoon, the Civil Hospital had 220 active patients of mucormycosis. The cases have got halved from its peak of about 450 active cases in the last week of May. Dr J P Modi, medical superintendent of Civil Hospital, said that with drop in Covid-19 cases in the … Continue reading Mucormycosis: Active cases at Civil Hospital now 50% of May peak

Ahmedabad: At Civil Hospital, mucormycosis patients outnumber those with corona

Published on June 2, 2021 AHMEDABAD: As on Tuesday afternoon, Civil Hospital had 279 patients admitted for treatment of Covid-19. Against this figure, the number of mucormycosis patients was 385 — or 38% more!It’s a role reversal for the two diseases in a matter of 20 days. In the second week of May, the hospital … Continue reading Ahmedabad: At Civil Hospital, mucormycosis patients outnumber those with corona

Ahmedabad: Vision caught in the eye of the mucormycosis storm

Published on May 26, 2021 AHMEDABAD/ VADODARA: Rehana Bano Shaikh, 39, a resident of Khanpur in Ahmedabad, survived a severe Covid infection in April which included a 14-daylong hospital stay where she was put on an assistive breathing and steroid therapy. “In the second week of May, my right cheek started swelling. My face muscles … Continue reading Ahmedabad: Vision caught in the eye of the mucormycosis storm

Mucormycosis: Patients make beeline for Civil Hospital

Published on May 15, 2021 AHMEDABAD: Severe shortage of Liposomal Amphotericin B across Gujarat has resulted in a rush of mucormycosis patients to the Civil Hospital. Sources close to the development said that the number of patients has doubled in five days, prompting the authorities to add another ward to accommodate new patients. “As on … Continue reading Mucormycosis: Patients make beeline for Civil Hospital

Ahmedabad Covid deluge: EMRI 108 fields 25K calls a day, @17 a minute

Published on April 22, 2021 AHMEDABAD: Animesh Patel (name changed), a driver of EMRI 108 ambulance, was seventh in the queue of 30-odd ambulances outside the 1,200-bed Covid hospital at 2 pm on Wednesday. “We started from residence in Ranip at 10 am and arrived at the hospital by 10.30 am. The patient is administered … Continue reading Ahmedabad Covid deluge: EMRI 108 fields 25K calls a day, @17 a minute

Gujarat crosses 3k mark; 2 Covid cases recorded every minute

Published on April 6, 2021 AHMEDABAD: Gujarat reeled under relentless third surge of coronavirus as the state breached the 3,000 Covid-19 cases in a day for the first time on Monday. Total 3,160 cases were reported which calculated to roughly two Covid-19 cases detected every minute in the state. Fifteen people succumbed to the infection. … Continue reading Gujarat crosses 3k mark; 2 Covid cases recorded every minute

A year on, doctors grapple with new symptoms

Published on April 5, 2021 AHMEDABAD: It’s yet another day for the 700-odd staff members on a scorching Sunday afternoon as three ambulances bring in three ‘Covid-19 suspect’ patients outside 1,200-bed hospital on Civil Hospital campus. The stream of patients — both confirmed and suspect — continues as 120-odd patients get admitted to the hospital … Continue reading A year on, doctors grapple with new symptoms

Covid hospitalizations double in major Gujarat cities in a week

Published on April 3, 2021 AHMEDABAD: In 24 hours ending 9.30 am on Friday, private hospitals in Ahmedabad city added 229 patients which means 19 patients got hospitalized every two hours. The cases on Friday morning (2,319) were not only the highest since early December, but also rose 77% in just 7 days from 1,310 … Continue reading Covid hospitalizations double in major Gujarat cities in a week