- Gujarat government announces complete curfew in Ahmedabad from 9 am to Monday morning
- Permission to open only shops selling milk and medicines in Ahmedabad during complete curfew
- Due to Corona epidemic, Gujarat will not re-open school, college, decision to reopen from November 23
Corona virus infection is spreading rapidly in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. In such a situation, the Gujarat government has decided to impose a complete curfew in Ahmedabad from Friday night to Monday morning. Under this, there will be a curfew in Ahmedabad from 20 November to 23 November. After this, the night curfew will continue from 9 am to 6 am daily from Tuesday until the corona infection is overcome. During this time only shops selling milk and medicines will be allowed to remain open. On the other hand, schools and colleges of Gujarat will also not reopen from November 23 due to Corona epidemic.
Earlier, a curfew was announced in Ahmedabad from Friday to prevent corona virus infection. The announcement was made by Additional Chief Secretary Rajiv Kumar Gupta. However, later he informed about the decision to change. 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.
Complete curfew on Friday night from 9 am to 6 am
Additional Chief Secretary Dr Rajeev Kumar Gupta said, ‘The condition of Corona was monitored late at night and it has been decided that a complete curfew will be imposed in Ahmedabad from 9 am to 6 am Monday. During this time only milk and drug stores will be allowed to open.
Schools will not open in Gujarat right now
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. The state government has clarified in view of the rising data of the corona epidemic that schools and colleges in Gujarat will not be reopened from November 23.
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.