Coronavirus In Gujarat

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'Complete massacre of data': Experts flag undercounting of India's COVID-19 deaths in second wave
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'Complete massacre of data': Experts flag undercounting of India's COVID-19 deaths in second wave

Nervous politicians and hospital administrators may be undercounting or overlooking large numbers of dead, analysts say

Ambulances line up with COVID patients in Gujarat's Ahmedabad; govt says can't link queues with hospital efficiency
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Ambulances line up with COVID patients in Gujarat's Ahmedabad; govt says can't link queues with hospital efficiency

The state authorities said that the hospital staff assess the patients waiting in ambulances as per their medical condition before deciding the order of treatment, adding that stabilising critically ill patients is the top priority of doctors

Former Gujarat CM Keshubhai Patel undergoes home isolation after testing COVID-19 positive
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Former Gujarat CM Keshubhai Patel undergoes home isolation after testing COVID-19 positive

Patel had undergone COVID-19 test after one of his attendants was detected with the infection on Thursday

In Ahmedabad, lack of localised COVID-19 data and administrative tangle impede fight against virus
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In Ahmedabad, lack of localised COVID-19 data and administrative tangle impede fight against virus

The police needs clean localised data to formulate strategies on where to increase patrolling and where to be stricter in enforcing the lockdown.

Gujarat HC calls Ahmedabad civil hospital 'worse than dungeon', calls for transfer of non-performing doctors
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Gujarat HC calls Ahmedabad civil hospital 'worse than dungeon', calls for transfer of non-performing doctors

Conditions at the Civil Hospital in Ahmedabad, where 377 COVID-19 patients have died till Friday, is 'as good as a dungeon, may be even worse', the Gujarat High Court observed

One policeman injured as residents of Ahmedabad’s Shahpur pelt stones at paramilitary forces amid coronavirus lockdown
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One policeman injured as residents of Ahmedabad’s Shahpur pelt stones at paramilitary forces amid coronavirus lockdown

Some residents frustrated over a strict coronavirus lockdown in Ahmedabad, the largest city in Gujarat, hurled stones and were met with teargas in clashes with paramilitary forces

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Gujarat reports 326 new COVID-19 cases as number of confirmed infections rises to 4,721; toll at 236
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Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Gujarat reports 326 new COVID-19 cases as number of confirmed infections rises to 4,721; toll at 236

Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: The MCGM said that 751 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Mumbai on Friday, taking the total number of cases to 7,625.

Maharashtra records highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases; 1,008 new patients test positive as confirmed infections reach 11,506
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Maharashtra records highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases; 1,008 new patients test positive as confirmed infections reach 11,506

Maharashtra on Friday saw a big jump in the number of coronavirus cases with 1,008 persons testing positive, the highest in one day so far, taking the tally of cases to 11,506

Coronavirus Outbreak: Onus now on states to bring migrant workers, students home as Centre agrees to demand for special trains
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Onus now on states to bring migrant workers, students home as Centre agrees to demand for special trains

Several states, in the meantime, announced steps they were taking for facilitating the movement of migrant workers and students, stranded in various cities due to the lockdown

Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian firms under scanner for selling fake COVID-19 medicines to European countries
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian firms under scanner for selling fake COVID-19 medicines to European countries

Fraudulent documents and certificates are used to traffic counterfeit products related to coronavirus outbreak.

International Worker’s Day 2020: Migrant workers of rural Uttar Pradesh fight for right to work to ensure dignified living
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International Worker’s Day 2020: Migrant workers of rural Uttar Pradesh fight for right to work to ensure dignified living

Expunged from the cities they helped to build, Bundelkhand’s migrant labourers are ready to make the journey back again in the hope of regaining livelihood.

Unregulated use of plasma therapy for COVID-19 can be harmful, writes expert; can expose patients to serious transfusion-related risks
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Unregulated use of plasma therapy for COVID-19 can be harmful, writes expert; can expose patients to serious transfusion-related risks

It is a promising solution at the present gloomy situation, but till we have reliable evidence on utility unregulated use is to be avoided

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 414 new COVID-19 cases, 20 deaths reported in Mumbai today, total number of cases crosses 7,000
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Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 414 new COVID-19 cases, 20 deaths reported in Mumbai today, total number of cases crosses 7,000

Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: The Maharashtra health department on Thursday said that 27 new coronavirus deaths and 583 new cases were reported in the state, taking the total number of cases 10,498.

Phase 3 results on Gilead coronavirus drug encouraging; a look at other potential COVID-19 treatments under trial
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Phase 3 results on Gilead coronavirus drug encouraging; a look at other potential COVID-19 treatments under trial

California-based biotech company Gilead Sciences and the US government reported that in a major study, remdesivir shortened the time it takes for COVID-19 patients to recover by four days on average

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: No new COVID-19 case reported in Himachal Pradesh for last 7 days, says state govt; one death so far
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Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: No new COVID-19 case reported in Himachal Pradesh for last 7 days, says state govt; one death so far

Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday said that the new guidelines issued to fight COVID-19 will come into effect from 4 May, 'which shall give considerable relaxations to many districts. Details regarding this shall be communicated in the days to come."

Coronavirus Outbreak: Gujarat reports 308 new infections, 16 deaths; confirmed COVID-19 cases cross 4,000-mark
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Gujarat reports 308 new infections, 16 deaths; confirmed COVID-19 cases cross 4,000-mark

The number of coronavirus positive cases in Gujarat rose by 308 to 4,082 on Wednesday while the overall death toll increased by 16, including nine fatalities in worst-hit Ahmedabad, to 197, a Health department official said

At Hyderabad COVID-19 hospital, off-roll cleaners, security guards work without protective equipment as admin shifts blame to contractors
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At Hyderabad COVID-19 hospital, off-roll cleaners, security guards work without protective equipment as admin shifts blame to contractors

At a state government-run hospital in Hyderabad, many non-clinical hospital staffers say they are woefully unprotected.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Differences emerge between Karnataka MPs, MLA over fixing accountability after pharma employee in Nanjangud infects 73 others
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Differences emerge between Karnataka MPs, MLA over fixing accountability after pharma employee in Nanjangud infects 73 others

Nanjangud's BJP MLA B Harshavardhan, who is the son-in-law of party MP V Srinivasa Prasad representing Chamarajanagar Lok Sabha constituency is angry with the state government over the handling of the issue.

Coronavirus Outbreak Highlights: Maharashtra reports 729 new COVID-19 cases, 31 deaths; confirmed infections jump to 9,318, toll at 400
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Coronavirus Outbreak Highlights: Maharashtra reports 729 new COVID-19 cases, 31 deaths; confirmed infections jump to 9,318, toll at 400

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: With 729 new coronavirus cases recorded in Maharashtra , count reaches 9,318; with 31 deaths, toll mounts to 400, says state health department.

Extension of coronavirus lockdown without ensuring access to healthcare for non-COVID-19 patients may defeat efforts to avoid collateral damage
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Extension of coronavirus lockdown without ensuring access to healthcare for non-COVID-19 patients may defeat efforts to avoid collateral damage

India has a whopping 54.6 million people with heart disease, 83 people per lakh population have cancer.