Gujarat Covid Update: In the last 24 hours, three active corona patients died in Ahmedabad, which is the lowest in the last 24 days. The city recorded 618 new positive cases, which is the lowest in a month and 12% less than Thursday. Cases dropped from 1,263 to 618 in five days.
Total 18,301 active cases in the state
With 5,005 patients getting discharged in the last 24 hours, the number of active cases came down to 18,301. A total of 105 patients were on ventilator on Friday and on Thursday the number was 143. Talking about Ahmedabad, the cases have come down to 7,073, which is about 39% of the total cases in the state. In private hospitals in the city, the number of patients dropped below 100 after more than a month – out of a total of 94, 9 in ICU wards and 7 on ventilators.
Huge reduction in the number of people admitted to hospitals
According to a critical care specialist at a city hospital, “The patient profile has not changed much, but there has been a significant reduction in the number of hospitalizations for those with existing comorbidities. Precautionary doses of remdesivir have also been included in the hospitalization.” Gujarat has vaccinated 35,897 people for the first dose and 129 lakh people for the second in 24 hours. Altogether 5.16 crore have been given their first dose and 4.73 crore have been given the second dose.
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