The administration has quarantined 75 persons who could have come in contact with the patient, including several staff members of the municipality. Collector RG Gohil said that the area was being contained to avoid further spread.
The campaign through social media was launched after minority-dominated areas of Ahmedabad city, including Dariapur, Jamalpur and Kalupur, as well as districts of Central Gujarat and Vadodara, emerged as hotspots of coronavirus spread.
While the Vadodara, Rajkot and Junagadh zoos have been able to procure buffalo meat for its carnivores in advance, Surat Municipal Corporation’s Sarthana zoo has resorted to feeding smaller meals of chicken to its big cats.
Private power utilities like Torrent Power Limited have issued an advisory to their consumers, requesting them to not turn off all electrical appliances as it could have a cascading effect on the grid stability. The
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With four of his immediate family members, including his wife, daughter, son and daughter-in-law, admitted in the COVID-19 ward for treatment, his last rites were performed by staff members from the Vadodara Municipal Corporation and two members of his family.
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One of the nine patients a 49-year-old man who was Vadodara's first case tested negative in two consecutive reports and will complete his 14 days in the isolation ward on Tuesday, Superintendent of SSG hospital Dr Rajeev Daveshwar told this newspaper.
Despite being in the list of essential services released by the Ministry of Home Affairs, meat shop owners say they are faced with restrictions by the local authorities on opening shutters as well as the unavailability of new stock in times of the COVID-19 lockdown.
As a makeshift emergency access for light two-wheelers and construction use, a pathway of loose mud, gravel and stones has been kept open under the watch of the State Reserve Forces (SRP) deployed to ensure that no one ventures on to the under construction bridge.