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Ahmedabad to Impose 9pm to 6am Curfew from Tomorrow as Covid-19 Cases in Gujarat Show Spike

People queue as much as take a look at for Covid-19 in Ahmedabad, on September 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)

The choice got here a day after Gujarat reported 1,281 new coronavirus circumstances, taking its tally to 1,91,642, whereas 1,274 extra sufferers recovered from the an infection.

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  • Last Updated: November 19, 2020, 18:49 IST
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Ahmedabad will impose a every day night time curfew from Friday as coronavirus circumstances in Gujarat proceed to rise.

“As a preventive step, the state authorities has determined that from November 20, there can be a every day curfew in Ahmedabad metropolis from 9pm to 6am. This measure will proceed till the Covid-19 state of affairs in Gujarat improves,” mentioned the state administration in an announcement on Thursday.

The choice got here a day after Gujarat reported 1,281 new coronavirus circumstances, taking its tally to 1,91,642, whereas 1,274 extra sufferers recovered from the an infection, mentioned the state well being division. Eight extra COVID-19 sufferers died, elevating the state-wide fatalities to three,823.

The authorities earlier mentioned it’s growing the variety of every day testing for the virus with a purpose to detect new circumstances and include its unfold after noticing a spike in the previous few days. As many as 54,246 assessments had been performed within the final 24 hours at a charge of 834.71 assessments per day per million inhabitants.

This took the whole variety of samples examined to date to 69,78,249. Surat once more over took Ahmedabad to report the very best variety of every day circumstances at 224. Ahmedabad adopted intently with 220 circumstances, the discharge mentioned.

Rajkot additionally reported a pointy rise in new circumstances with 161 infections recorded on Wednesday. Vadodara stood fourth within the state with 142 circumstances.

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