Covid cases in Gujarat surge past 36k with 725 testing positive in a day

Covid cases in Gujarat surge past 36k with 725 testing positive in a day

By: Express News Service | Ahmedabad, Rajkot |

Up to date: July 6, 2020 6:09:21 am


Covid-19 circumstances continued to stay excessive in Saurashtra-Kutch area that recorded 102 contemporary circumstances on Sunday. The majority of the circumstances have been reported from Rajkot, Bhavnagar and Junagadh districts. (Representational)

Recording a brand new peak within the variety of new Covid-19 circumstances, Gujarat on Sunday reported 725 new circumstances and 18 deaths, taking the state tally to 36,191 and loss of life toll to 1,963.

Surat continued to file a excessive with 254 new circumstances being reported on Sunday. Amongst these, 218 circumstances have been reported from the company areas, whereas one other 36 circumstances got here from the district. With this, the whole variety of circumstances in Surat has reached 5,968. It additionally reported six deaths — two from the town and 4 from district — taking the toll to 182.

Ahmedabad recorded 177 new circumstances, together with 162 from municipal company areas and 15 from the district, taking the whole variety of circumstances within the metropolis  to 21,892. Eight deaths have been additionally reported from Ahmedabad.

Among the many new circumstances is a Polish nationwide, a part of the crew of a ship that got here for beaching at Alang-Sosiyo Ship-recycling yard in Bhavnagar. Sources mentioned the crew member is a 64-year-old man.

“The individual was a part of the crew of the ship Pacific Pearl that got here to Alang for dismantling. His examined constructive for Covid-19 day before,” mentioned Captain Arvind Mishra, port officer of Alang.

“He was asymptomatic and has been remoted on the vessel solely,” Bhavnagar district collector Gaurang Makwana mentioned.

Bhavnagar district growth officer (DDO) Varun Kumar Baranwal mentioned that the crew member was following newest home-isolation tips for sufferers. “He has chosen to stay remoted on board and opted for personal advisor,” mentioned the DDO.

Covid-19 circumstances continued to stay excessive in Saurashtra-Kutch area that recorded 102 contemporary circumstances on Sunday. The majority of the circumstances have been reported from Rajkot, Bhavnagar and Junagadh districts.

In Rajkot and Bhavnagar, district areas reported larger variety of circumstances as in comparison with the town areas. Rajkot rural recorded its highest single day tally of 32 circumstances whereas the town noticed 10 new circumstances. Alternatively, Bhavnagar rural logged 9 new circumstances at the same time as seven more individuals from Bhavnagar metropolis examined constructive.

Junagadh metropolis recorded 9 new circumstances, whereas 4 individuals from the agricultural a part of the district have been confirmed to have contracted the virus. Surendranagar too recorded 9 new circumstances.
With the addition of Sunday’s figures, the whole variety of circumstances in Rajkot has gone as much as 411 and 338 in Bhavnagar district.

Including to the present checklist of 99 micro containment zones, the Ahmedabad Municipal Company (AMC) has declared 11 more areas below containment, majority of the areas being in West Ahmedabad. These embrace Naranpura, Paldi, Chandkheda and Nava Vadaj, whereas two areas are from the South West zone. Remaining 5 micro containment areas are from East, South and central zones, together with Bhaipura, Rajpur, CTM, Punitnagar and Girdharnagar.

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