It has been decided to impose complete curfew from Friday night to Monday morning to prevent the spread of Coronavirus infection in Ahmedabad city of Gujarat. A top government official gave this information on Thursday. He informed that curfew will be imposed from Friday 20 November from 9 am to 6 am and will be continued till further orders. Additional Chief Secretary Rajiv Kumar Gupta made this announcement. He has been appointed as the Special Officer by the Gujarat government and his job is to monitor the functioning of corona virus infection in the Ahmedabad municipality.
Rajiv Kumar Gupta said that cases of infection have increased rapidly in a few days, due to which the beds of patients with corona virus infection are filling up rapidly in private hospitals and only 400 beds are left empty in the hospitals in the city. He informed that about 2,600 beds are empty in government hospitals in the city.
Central government has sent teams
The central government has sent high-level teams after more cases of Kovid-19 were reported in some districts of Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Manipur. These teams will accelerate states’ efforts towards strengthening prevention, monitoring, investigation and efficient clinical management of infection cases. The Union Health Ministry said on Thursday that the impact of increase in the number of new Kovid-19 cases and deaths reported daily in Delhi is being seen in the NCR regions of Haryana and Rajasthan, where the number of Kovid-19 infected is increasing is.
Where is the leadership?
Dr. Randeep Guleria, Director, New Delhi-based All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), is heading the three-member team for Haryana while Dr. VK Paul, Member (Health), NITI Aayog is heading the team for Rajasthan . The Health Ministry said that Dr. SK Singh, Director (NCDC) is leading the team for Gujarat while Dr. L.K. Swastikaran, Additional DDG, DHGS is heading the Manipur team. The teams will visit the districts where more cases of COVID-19 are occurring and cooperate towards strengthening the states’ efforts for infection prevention and control measures, monitoring, investigation and efficient clinical management of infected cases.