Infection control hospitals are also being set up at four locations — in Ahmedabad, Surat, Rajkot and Vadodara | File photo
Apart from imposing Section 144
of Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) across major cities, the Gujarat
Government has announced that a 1,200-bed hospital
will be exclusively devoted to treating coronavirus
patients. The number of positive Covid-19 cases in Gujarat
jumped to 13 in three days with no casualties so far.
“We are keeping a 1,200-bed Ahmedabad
exclusively for coronavirus
patients. The existing patients undergoing other treatments will be shifted to the old campus of the civil hospital,” said Gujarat
Chief Minister Vijay Rupani.
Infection control hospitals are also being set up at four locations — in Ahmedabad, Surat, Rajkot
The state government has also added one more testing lab to its existing two laboratories with a capacity to test 200 samples in a day. Moreover, all intra-city and inter-city state transport bus services were suspended for a day.