Category Articles: Politics

Non availability of Remdesivir in home care treatment of Covid19 continues

April 17, 2021

Ahmedabad: Two days ago, Amdavad Municipal Corporation (AMC) had announced that Covid patients in home care will be given Remdesivir injection through Ahmedabad Hospital and Nursing Home Association (AHNA). The AMC also supplied a stock of 450 Remdesivir injection to AHNA which were distributed immediately to doctors associated with AHNA for the use of patients. However AHNA has today informed the media that the next stock is not being supplied from AMC. According to Joint Secretaries joint ...Read More

Pharma companies reduce Remdesivir injection prices

April 17, 2021
Pharma companies reduce Remdesivir injection prices

New Delhi: Union minister Mansukh Mandaviya today announced revised prices of major brands of 'Remdesivir injection 100mg/vial'. Cadila Healthcare Ltd's Remdac continues to be the cheapest option available at Rs. 899 while Hetero Healthcare Ltd's Covifor is costliest one available at Rs. 3,490. There are total seven pharma companies that make Remdesivir injections that are in overwhelming demand due to increasing spread of Covid19 virus infection. The minister said, 'Due to Government’s interv...Read More

Those returning from Kumbh to be isolated, tested for Covid through RTPCR: Rupani

April 17, 2021
Those returning from Kumbh to be isolated, tested for Covid through RTPCR: Rupani

Jamnagar: Those returning to Gujarat from Kumbh Mela will be isolated and tested for covid infection through RTPCR test, Chief Minister Rupani said today. Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani while interacting with media persons in Jamnagar today said, "instruction has been given across Gujarat to all district collectors that those returning from Kumbh mela will be isolated and tested through RTPCR test and if someone is found infected, he/she will be isolated immediately. No one returning f...Read More

Indian Medical Association representatives from 7 cities assure cooperation to Govt

April 17, 2021
Indian Medical Association representatives from 7 cities assure cooperation to Govt

Gandhinagar: Office-bearers of Indian Medical Association (IMA) from seven cities of Gujarat on Friday assured of their readiness to provide all necessary cooperation to Chief Minister Vijay Rupani during videoconferencing in presence of Deputy Chief Minister Nitinbhai Patel to win the war against the pandemic coronavirus. Excerpts: Rajkot: Nearly 120 IMA doctors decided to provide their services at the Samras Covid Hospital. Ahmedabad: IMA office-bearers of Ahmedabad assured of all co-ope...Read More

Patil visits NaMo Oxygen Seva Kendra that offers free Oxygen cylinder to home-isolated Covid patients

April 17, 2021
Patil visits NaMo Oxygen Seva Kendra that offers free Oxygen cylinder to home-isolated Covid patients

Surat: Ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president and member of Lok Sabha from Navsari, CR Patil paid visit to NaMo Oxygen Seva Centre run by Shri Rangila Shyam Seva Samiti and Gau Putra Mitra Mandal in Surat. The volunteer groups offer free oxygen supply to home-isolated covid patients. Patil thanked the organization for giving such service. Those in Surat city, in need of oxygen at home can contact on 93139-95971, 98251-40029 or 93277-55463. Gujarat BJP chief CR Patil visits the help d...Read More

Polling for Morva Hadaf assembly seat by-poll on Saturday

April 16, 2021
Polling for Morva Hadaf assembly seat by-poll on Saturday

Gandhinagar: By-election for Morva Hadaf assembly seat of Gujarat will be held on Saturday on 17th April 2021, as declared by the Election Commission of India on 16th April 2021. The polling will be held from 7 AM to 6 PM and counting of the votes will take place on Sunday on 2nd May 2021 from 8 AM onwards. The Number of total voters is 2, 19, 185 and polling will take place at 329 polling stations included in total 169 polling station locations. In this election, the maximum number of voter...Read More

Gujarat administers over one crore Covid19 vaccine doses

April 16, 2021
Gujarat administers over one crore Covid19 vaccine doses

Gandhinagar: Gujarat has administered over one crore doses of vaccines against Covid19 across the State as per the latest figures shared by the State health department. According to daily bulletin of Health department today evening, the State has completed 1,00,13,881 doses of covid19 vaccines so far. Of them 87,11,085 are first doses while 13,02,796 are second doses. Today on April 16, as many as 1,31,826 persons were vaccinated. It's worth noting that Gujarat is among top states in...Read More

Gujarat reports 8,920 new cases of Covid19, 94 deaths; Active cases nearly 50,000

April 16, 2021
Gujarat reports 8,920 new cases of Covid19, 94 deaths; Active cases nearly 50,000

Gandhinagar: Gujarat has reported 8,920 new cases of Covid19 in a day against 3,387 recoveries and 94 deaths. The State has now 49,737 total active cases. Among total deaths, 25 are from Ahmedabad city followed by 24 in Surat city. Thus over half deaths today due to Covid19 are reported from these two cities only. Among new cases, Ahmedabad reported 2,842 followed by Surat city at 1,522. Rajkot reported 707 new cases, Vadodara city 429. DeshGujarat pic.twitter.com/xMcYJ8ib9t— ...Read More

HRCT CT Scan maximum charge fixed at Rs. 3,000 across Gujarat: State govt

April 16, 2021
HRCT CT Scan maximum charge fixed at Rs. 3,000 across Gujarat: State govt

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat has fixed maximum price of HRCT CT Scan at Rs. 3,000 across the State. Any diagnostic centre or laboratory if collect more than Rs. 3,000 will face strict action. The decision has been taken at the level of the State Chief Minister as per a note released by the State government. DeshGujaratRead More

Nearly 10 crore Covaxin doses to be produced per month by September: Govt

April 16, 2021

New Delhi: Under Atmanirbhar Bharat 3.0 Mission COVID Suraksha was announced by the Government of India, to accelerate the development and production of Indigenous COVID Vaccines. This is being implemented by Department of Biotechnology Govt. of India. Under the Mission the Department of Biotechnology Govt of India is providing financial support as Grant to vaccine manufacturing facilities for enhanced production capacities. The current production capacity of indigenously developed Covaxin va...Read More

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