Covid-19: Double-mutant variant B.1.617 behind deadly surge in Gujarat

Published on May 08, 2021 AHMEDABAD: The deadly wave of disease and death unleashed for the past one month in Gujarat is triggered mainly by B.1.617, the dreaded variant of Covid-19 widely identified as the double mutation unique to several Indian states, said top state government sources. “About 40% of the new cases and 55% … Continue reading Covid-19: Double-mutant variant B.1.617 behind deadly surge in Gujarat

Ahmedabad crosses 1 lakh Covid cases, 20k in last 9 days

Published on April 19, 2021 AHMEDABAD: With 3,694 new positive cases in 24 hours, Ahmedabad district on Sunday became 23rddistrict in India to cross 1 lakh cumulative positive cases mark. One of the most affected districts in Gujarat during the pandemic, Ahmedabad accounts for one in every four Covid positive cases and one in every … Continue reading Ahmedabad crosses 1 lakh Covid cases, 20k in last 9 days

Gujarat: Covid cases jump 23% in a week; third wave high in severity too?

Published on April 2, 2021 AHMEDABAD: As the state climbed yet another high at 2,410 new Covid-19 cases in 24 hours, the hospital beds are fast filling up – Ahmedabad-based private hospitals recorded 64% occupancy, whereas two major hospitals – Civil Hospital and Sola Civil Hospital – reached 50% of their capacity with surge in … Continue reading Gujarat: Covid cases jump 23% in a week; third wave high in severity too?