- As COVID cases spike, night curfews will continue in Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat, and Rajkot until April 15.
- On March 30, 2020, Gujarat reported 2,220 COVID-19 cases.
- The Gujarat government has also extended the deadline for implementing the Centre’s guidelines on testing, tracing, and treatment, as well as other steps, until April 30.
The state government has declared that the night curfew imposed in four Gujarat metro cities – Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat, and Rajkot – will be extended until April 15 due to an increase in coronavirus cases.
The night curfew in Gujarat’s four metros, Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Surat, & Vadodara which is currently in force from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., will be extended until April 15, 2021, according to the Gujarat government’s Additional Chief Secretary, Home Department.
Besides, the night curfew in 4 metros of the state Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat and Rajkot, which is currently in force from 9 pm to 6 am, will also continue till April 15, 2021: Additional Chief Secretary, Home Department, Gujarat govt (30.03)— ANI (@ANI) March 30, 2021
According to the Additional Chief Secretary, the state government has agreed to keep the COVID-19 Transition Control Guidelines of the Central Government unchanged until April 30 due to the prevalence of coronavirus spread.
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The number of active coronavirus cases in Gujarat is 12,041, according to data from the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
The total number of cured, discharged, and migrated cases is 2,86,577, with 4500 deaths. The Centre on Tuesday singled out the states with the highest number of coronavirus cases, claiming that the situation is deteriorating and that the entire country is at risk.
V K Paul, a member of the NITI Aayog (Health), said, “In certain districts, we are in the midst of a more serious and serious situation. However, since the entire country is potentially at risk, all attempts should be made to contain and save lives.”
Furthermore, he said, “The coronavirus situation is rapidly deteriorating. It has been a major source of concern in recent weeks, especially in some states. In any state or region of the country, there should be no complacency.”
In the meantime, India registered 56,211 new cases in the last 24 hours on Tuesday. According to data from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India reported 68,020 new cases, the largest single-day surge in over 5 months. For the past few days, more than 60,000 infections have been registered daily.