Ahmedabad to Impose 9pm to 6am Curfew from Tomorrow as Covid-19 Cases in Gujarat Show Spike

Due to a spike in COVID-19 cases, a night curfew will be imposed in Ahmedabad city of Gujarat from Friday to curb the spread of the infection, a top government official said on Thursday.

Ahmedabad to Impose 9pm to 6am Curfew from Tomorrow as Covid-19 Cases in Gujarat Show Spike

The curfew will be in force between 9 pm and 6 am from November 20 (Friday) and remain in operation till further orders, he said.

Corona patients are on the rise in the city of Ahmedabad after the Diwali festival. Dr. Rajiv Gupta said that precautionary measures need to be taken to prevent further spread of corona in the city. So tomorrow i.e. from 20th November from 9pm to 6am curfew is declared till new notification comes. It may be noted that the curfew was lifted from Ahmedabad on August 1. The Bareja municipality has also announced a voluntary lockdown from November 21 to November 30.

A total of more than 400 beds have been made available at Asarwa Civil Campus Cancer Hospital and Kidney Hospital. More than 400 beds have also been made available at Sola Civil Hospital. Apart from this, it is planned to set up more than 100 beds in Gandhinagar Civil Hospital for Sabarmati, Chandkheda, Motera areas near Gandhinagar in Ahmedabad city. While a total of more than 900 beds have been made available in government hospitals in Ahmedabad city today.

In Ahmedabad city at present there are 2237 beds in government hospitals and 400 in private hospitals for a total of 2637 beds. Thus a sufficient number of beds have been made available in the city of Ahmedabad for corona patients. Various services are being provided for the treatment of corona in the city. 

An additional 20 ambulances have been set up in addition to the existing 20 ambulances of 108 Emergency Services providing services for hospitalization to Corona patients.

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Superintendent of Ahmedabad Civil Hospital J.P. Modi told Divyabhaskar that at present 723 corona patients are undergoing treatment in 1200 bed hospitals. Along with that now patients are also being shifted to Kidney and Cancer Hospitals. Out of the total patients, 384 patients are undergoing treatment with oxygen. On the other hand 179 ventilator beds have been allotted to patients with worse condition. If a patient's condition worsens, they will be taken on a ventilator immediately.

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