Gujarat lockdown

China-like discipline not possible in India, focus on upgrading health infrastructure: Gujarat HC

The bench made the observations while hearing a suo motu PIL on the COVID-19 situation and other related issues in Gujarat.

published on : 26th May 2021

Night curfew relaxed in 36 cities of Gujarat; day time COVID curbs to continue

Chief Minister Vijay Rupani made the announcement regarding the revised curfew timings after a cabinet meeting in Gandhinagar.

published on : 26th May 2021

Gujarat: Villagers take out religious procession for coronavirus 'protection'; 83 held

Police came to know about the incident on Monday after a video went viral on social media, said Prantij police inspector PL Vaghela.

published on : 25th May 2021

COVID-19: Gujarat coaching centre raided, 555 students found, owner held

The raid on the centre, located some 215 kilomeres from Ahmedabad, took place on Sunday and its owner, identified as 39-year-old Jaysukh Sankhalva, was arrested on Monday.

published on : 24th May 2021

Gujarat: Night curfew extended in 36 cities, day-time restrictions eased as COVID situation improves

Schools, colleges, tuition classes, multiplexes, auditoriums, public parks, assembly halls, spas, gyms and all entertainment places will remain closed till May 28.

published on : 21st May 2021

Gujarat sees 6,447 new COVID-19 cases, 67 deaths; 9,557 recover

The recovery count in the state has reached 6,60,489, leaving it with an active caseload of 96,443, of which 755 are on ventilator support.

published on : 18th May 2021

Gujarat sees 7,135 COVID-19 cases, 81 deaths; state extends night curfew for three more days

The COVID-19 vaccination drive in the state was suspended for Monday and Tuesday in wake of cyclone Tauktae expected to make landfall in the state later in the day.

published on : 17th May 2021

Gujarat sees 8,210 new COVID-19 cases, 14,483 recoveries, 82 deaths

A total of 14,483 patients were discharged during the day, taking the count of recoveries so far in Gujarat to 6,38,590, it said, adding the state's case recovery rate has improved to 84.85 per cent.

published on : 16th May 2021

Gujarat: No vaccination for 45-plus category for three days amid COVID second wave

The Centre on Thursday approved extending the gap between the two doses of the Covishield vaccine from 6-8 weeks to 12-16 weeks following a recommendation from a government panel.

published on : 14th May 2021

Gujarat won't seeking more oxygen from Centre as task force says only 20 per cent COVID patients need supportive care

In a reply to the Gujarat High Court hearing a suo motu PIL on the COVID-19 situation, Principal Secretary (Health) Jayanti Ravi said the number of daily new cases has seen a decreasing trend.

published on : 11th May 2021

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
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