Published: July 25, 2020 5:21:32 am
As Gujarat continues so as to add at the very least 1,000-odd coronavirus instances on a regular basis, amongst these to check optimistic on Friday had been the dean of the Gujarat Medical Research Society (GMERS) Medical College and Hospital in Junagadh and two police officers in Vadodara metropolis. On the opposite hand, Surat reported over 300 instances for the primary time, as per the state bulletin’s document.
Dr Suresh Rathod, dean of GMERS Medical College and Hospital in Junagadh, his spouse and their son had been among the many 28 individuals who examined optimistic for Covid-19 in Junagadh on Friday. With this, the variety of medical doctors of the medical faculty who’ve contracted the virus has gone as much as 10.
Junagadh district administration has not been disclosing the identities of these contracting Covid-19. However, Junagadh Collector Sourabh Pardhi confirmed that the dean had examined optimistic for the infectious illness. “The dean, his spouse and their son have examined optimistic for Covid-19. In the absence of Dr Rathod, GMERS has appointed Dr Krutarth Brahmbhatt because the incharge dean,” Pardhi instructed The Indian Express.
Dr Rathod is the second senior well being administrator to check optimistic in Saurashtra. Dr Manish Mehta, medical superintendent of PDU Medical College in Rajkot, had additionally examined optimistic for Covid-19 a couple of days in the past.
Surat has now reported greater than 11,000 instances until date, including a 1,000 instances in 4 days, and 12 others succumbed to the viral an infection right here on Friday. Ahmedabad reported 176 new instances and the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation added 15 new micro containment zones.
As Vadodara’s dying toll rose to 72 and 91 new instances had been reported on Friday, the district’s tally crossed 4,000 instances. Vadodara metropolis police confirmed that 16 police officers connected to varied departments are present process therapy for coronavirus within the metropolis.
Deputy Commissioner of Police, Administration, Saroj Kumari mentioned, “Two optimistic instances had been reported on Friday. The complete variety of police personnel who examined optimistic is 16. This consists of 5 employees members of the Commissioner of Police, who examined optimistic on Wednesday, in addition to personnel from the police headquarters. All officers have been admitted at Covid hospitals and are secure.”
Meanwhile, the Gujarat High Court, whereas listening to Covid-related issues on Friday, additionally steered that the federal government could enhance the penalty for not carrying masks to Rs 1,000 from the current penalty of Rs 500.
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