Gujarat Lockdown

Gujarat: Obituaries flood newspapers belying official COVID-19 death count

The obituary columns are becoming longer and longer to the point that the daily Saurashtra Bhaskar's Bhavnagar edition on Thursday set aside eight of its 16 pages for obituary notices.

published on : 6th May 2021

Gujarat: Women flock religious procession to 'eradicate' COVID; 23 held

A video of the incident, which occurred in Navapura village in Sanand taluka on May 3, showed around 500 women carrying water pots on their heads while walking towards a temple.

published on : 5th May 2021

14,327 new COVID-19 cases in Gujarat, 180 patients die; vaccination for 18-45 age group to start only by May 15

Ahmedabad district recorded 25 deaths, followed by 22 in Surat, 21 in Rajkot, 18 each in Vadodara and Jamnagar and six in Bhavnagar.

published on : 30th April 2021

Gujarat logs record 174 COVID-19 deaths, 14,120 new cases; color-coded stickers for those exempted from night curfew

Ahmedabad recorded 5,740 new cases, the highest in the state, followed by Surat with 2,116, Vadodara 858, Jamnagar 721, Rajkot 434, Bhavnagar 385, Gandhinagar 324, among others.

published on : 28th April 2021

COVID crisis: Bullets fired during group clash at Gujarat oxygen refilling unit

During the clash, a man, identified as Rajbha Jadeja, took out a revolver and fired three rounds in the ground to intimidate people of the other group, a Bhachau police station official said.

published on : 27th April 2021

Gujarat sees record 14,352 COVID-19 cases and 170 deaths; state faces HC flak over poor pandemic management

With the addition of new cases, the count of infections in the state has gone up to 5,24,725 while the death toll reached 6,656, the state health department said.

published on : 27th April 2021

Gujarat COVID tally crosses five lakh with 14,340 new cases; BJP MLAs ask CM to impose lockdown

With a record 158 fatalities in a day, the COVID-19 toll in Gujarat rose to 6,486, the state health department said.

published on : 26th April 2021

Gujarat reports record 12,553 COVID-19 cases; two patients succumb due to low oxygen

The number of cases in Gujarat rose to 4,40,731 with the addition of 12,553 new infections, said a release by the Health Department.

published on : 22nd April 2021

12,206 new cases, 121 deaths: Gujarat logs record one-day COVID spike; CM dismisses lockdown talks

With April 25, 26 and 27 being seen, as per tradition, as favourable for marriages, Rupani warned that action will be taken against police officials if they fail to keep a check on the events.

published on : 21st April 2021

Gujarat logs record 11,403 COVID-19 cases, 117 deaths; state ramps up Oxygen production

This is for the first time that the number of fresh coronavirus has crossed the 11,000-mark in a day in Gujarat.

published on : 20th April 2021

Full lockdown may not help curb COVID-19 cases: Gujarat deputy CM Nitin Patel

Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel said that a full-scale lockdown can lead to large-scale job losses though  the COVID-19 infection is spreading rapidly in the ongoing second wave.

published on : 19th April 2021

Gujarat sees record 9,541 COVID-19 cases; 97 deaths also single-day peak

The state's toll stands at 5,267, and the recovery count is 3,33,564, or 84.61 per cent of the caseload, leaving it with 55,398 active cases, including 304 on ventilator support.

published on : 18th April 2021

Gujarat sees record spike of 7,410 COVID-19 cases, 73 die as crematoriums see long wait

The cumulative count of infections in Gujarat has reached 3,67,616 while the death toll climbed to 4,995, the state health department said in a release.

published on : 15th April 2021

COVID-19 second wave: Hospitals struggle across India; oxygen, remdesivir supplies key pain point

In Madhya Pradesh, a state helicopter has been placed on standby to fly injections to all needy districts, CM Chouhan said, while admitting that the supply of oxygen is a big challenge.

published on : 15th April 2021

COVID-19: Gujarat government introduces curbs on gatherings after HC rapping; state records over 6000 cases

After Advocate General Kamal Trivedi informed the HC about steps taken by the Gujarat government to tackle the situation, the court said the reality is quite different from what the government claims.

published on : 13th April 2021
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