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Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Latest News: Gujarat needs lockdown, says High Court

Letter from the IMA to the Prime Minister regarding the lockdown


In a letter to Prime Minister Modi, the Indian Medical Association said the vaccine was currently the only way to control coronary heart disease.  In a letter, the association asked the government to set up vaccine centers everywhere in the state to provide walk-in vaccines.  Private hospitals, clinics, large hospitals and all doctors should be allowed to vaccinate.  Covid Taskforce should be formed in each district to facilitate vaccination in the state so that vaccination can be done properly

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ગુજરાતીમાં વાંચવા અહી ક્લિક કરો

 The direction came in the wake of Gujarat breaching the 3,000-mark of new infections for the first time on Monday. As many as 3,160 more people had tested positive for Covid-19, taking the cumulative tally to 3,21,598.

The death toll increased by 15 to touch 4,581, while 2,028 people getting discharged from hospitals took the recovery count to 3,00,765, which is 93.52 per cent of the caseload, he added.



 
The number of active cases in the state is 16,252, which is a rise of over 1,000 cases in a single day, the official pointed out.


"Ahmedabad led with 773 new cases, followed by 603 in Surat, 283 in Rajkot, 216 in Vadodara etc. During the day, seven patients died in Surat, six in Ahmedabad, and one each in Bhavnagar and Vadodara," an official said.

The Union health ministry stated that eight states -- Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat -- have shown a steep rise in infections and account for 80.04% cases reported on Tuesday.


 Night curfew

Gujarat has already announced a night curfew in four major cities till 15 April.

The curfew is in place in Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara and Rajkot between 9 pm and 6 am.

 
The Gujarat government has also extended the implementation of the Centre's guidelines on testing, tracing and treatment and other measures by another month till 30 April.

Considering the prevalence of the virus spread, the state government has decided to keep the Covid-19 Transition Control Guidelines of the Central Government unchanged till 30 April

Latest News: Gujarat needs lockdown, says High Court
Latest News: Gujarat needs lockdown, says High Court