Two months back, a study by researchers from Columbia University argued that if lockdown was imposed in urban areas of the US such as New York city even 1-2 weeks earlier, it could have reduced the cases and deaths by 61.6% and 55%
Chief minister Vijay Rupani will visit Surat city to review the Covid-19 situation on Sunday and hold meeting with officials of Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) and district collectorate.
A 27-year-old woman lawyer ended her life at her residence in Utran area in the outskirts of the city on Friday. She used a dupatta to allegedly hang herself from a ceiling fan, said cops in Amroli police station who have started investigation.
The Southern Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SGCCI) has urged the state government to provide financial assistance to the family members of the workers and other staff employed in the industrial units in Surat and south Gujarat if they die due to Covid-19.
Chief minister Vijay Rupani will visit Surat city to review the Covid-19 situation on Sunday (2 August) and will hold meeting with officials of Surat Municipal Corporation and collectorate.
Gujarat recorded 1,153 new Covid-19 cases in 24 hours ending 5 pm on Friday, taking the state tally to 61,438. Its Gujarat's fourth consecutive day of 1,100-plus cases.
A migrant worker from Maharashtra was found dead in an industrial unit in Pandesara area of the city on Friday morning. Preliminary probe suggests that he may have died due to electrocution during the night.