In Gujarat, the outbreak of the novel virus Coronavirus is in peaks. The number of corona infected persons are increasing day by day. At first, the COVID-19 was started in Wuhan, China. And now it spreads to every nation in the world. Even the richest nation in the world, the United States of America also affected by this virus and now they are trying to invent a vaccine for this virus. Every nation is taking preventive measures to stop this spread of Coronavirus in their country. In India, our Prime Minister is taking so many preventive measures in our country to reduce the cases of this novel coronavirus tested positive. He invoked a 14-hour voluntary public curfew and then 21 days lockdown and now second level lockdown till 3rd May 2020. He also said 7 points to fight with Coronavirus pandemic. And also the App called Arogyasetu to install in each and everyone’s mobile.
The people who are searching for the Coronavirus in Gujarat updates, they can read the latest updates on this page. In Gujarat as on 22nd April 2020, there are a total of 2272 coronavirus affected cases are found. The highest number of corona cases are found in the city of Ahmedabad. As on 22 April 2020, there are 1373 cases are found in Ahmedabad. In this state, the government closed all the public places, movie theatres, schools, colleges, universities and other places where many pupils will gather. This is because of the preventive measure to stop the chain of spreading of coronavirus. This state is following the lockdown as invoked by the Prime Minister of India.
The first case of the Coronavirus pandemic was confirmed in the Indian state of Gujarat on 19 March 2020 from Rajkot which had a travel history to Saudi Arabia. On 15 March, the Gujarat government announced the closures of schools, colleges, cinema halls till 31 March. On 19 March, A 32-year-old man from Rajkot, who returned from Saudi Arabia, was tested positive. A 21-year-old woman from Surat, who returned from the UK, was tested positive. And the death reported in Gujarat on 22 March, a 69-year-old man died in Surat. The first recovery reported on 29 March, 34-year-old female from Ahmedabad.
In this state, the government banned international flights, trains, buses and other travelling facilities in order to stop the spread of the virus. The state government also taking many safety measures and also turned the train coaches to serve COVID-19 patients. Because the hospitals to serve them are filling daily. And there is a shortage for the isolation wards, quarantine wards. So the state government had decided to turn the train coaches as isolation wards to serve the Coronavirus affected persons. Now the government also banned interstate travelling facilities also.
The first coronavirus case in this state was found on 19 March 2020. For the first time, two positive cases of the novel coronavirus, one of them a woman, were detected in Gujarat, said officials as it joined a growing list of states affected by the infection. And the other is from Surat. “Two suspected coronavirus cases of Rajkot and Surat are positive. Our teams have already taken necessary steps, including quarantine of all the contacts,” the state health and family welfare department said in a tweet. They are under treatment and breathing without the help of ventilators. In Rajkot, 17 persons who came into contact with the infected person have been put in a quarantine facility, said district health officer P P Rathod, adding a screening of the area where the person lives are going on. The government of Gujarat on 22 March 2020, reserve 1200 bed Civil hospital only for COVID-19 patients.
Preventing Measures by the Government
The state government has declared the 15 hotspots mainly in four major cities in the state where the lockdown should be held very strictly. The officials are searching for the members who have visited the Tablighi Jamaat and the police are sending them to quarantine wards. The people who came in contact with them also sent to the quarantine wards. The government is saying that everyone should have to wear their own mask when coming to public places.
First Death due to COVID-19 in Gujarat
The first death reported in Gujarat on 22 March, a 69-year-old man died in Surat. With this, there were 7 deaths due to this COVID-19 Pandemic. He was having co-morbid conditions. The second death due to coronavirus is a person of 67-year-old man died of novel coronavirus infection in Ahmedabad. This is the second COVID-19 death in the state. Another man from Panchmahal district died earlier in the day. “A 67-year-old man died due to COVID-19 in Ahmedabad on Friday. He was also suffering from diabetes and hypertension,” Principal Secretary (Health) Jayanthi Ravi said.
Coronavirus stopping measures by the WHO: Check Here
You can get the daily updates of Coronavirus in Gujarat from this page. To prevent the widespread of Coronavirus in our country, we need to follow the safety measures. Like washing hands repeatedly. Do not touch your eyes, mouth and don’t let your hands touch the things on public places or on roads. Please follow the Prime Minister’s words. Maintain social distance while you are in public places. If you have developed any one of the symptoms of Coronavirus like cold, cough, fever, or any other then immediately consult a doctor and be quarantined for the particular period of time mentioned by the doctors. Use face masks and gloves daily while you are in public places. Do not give a shaking hand, and also don’t go nearly to anyone. Please follow all the preventive measures by the World Health Organization and our government.