Gujarat HC tells lockdown for short period to Govt. as increase in Covid-19 Cases
Gujarat HC on Tuesday tells the state govt. to make a decision on doing weekend curfew as increasing Covid-19 cases.
The High Court said the state need a lockdown as it record a rapid spike in new infections.
As in Gujarat on Monday to pass over the 3000 trace of new infection for the 1st time.
More than 3160 people tested positive for Covid-19, taking the entirety to 321598.
He also said the death mark rise from 15 to 4581, in other hand 2028 person discharge from hospitals,
and bring the recovery counts to 300765, which is 93.52 % of the cases.
No. of active cases in the state is 16252, which is an increase of more than 1000 cases in a single day, the official said.
An official said that 773 new cases in Ahmedabad, 603 in Surat, 283 in Rajkot, 216 in Vadodara, etc.
7 died in Surat, 6 in Ahmedabad and 1 patient each in Bhavnagar & Vadodara.
Union Health Ministry said that 8 states –
Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka –
looks an acceleration in infection & growth in 80.04 percent of cases on Tuesday.
State Gujarat already declare a night-curfew in 4 most cities by 15th April.
Night curfew is impose between 9 pm – 6 am in Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara & Rajkot.
Govt. of Gujarat has increase the implementation of the Centre’ instructions on testing, tracing & treatment,
and other measures till 30th April in another month.
Considering the prevalence of the virus outbreak,
the state government has decide to keep the central government’s Covid-19 infection control guidelines unchange till 30th April.