In Gujarat, 50 portable BiPAP machines have been handed over to the Sola Civil Hospital and Gandhinagar Civil Hospital from the grant of Union Home Minister Amit Shah. Both the hospitals are serving the COVID-19 patients from the urban and rural areas of Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar. Hospital sources said that these machines will work as mini-ventilators for the COVID patients during the emergency. Meanwhile, Gujarat has recorded 1,333 new cases yesterday. According to the State Health Department, 4,098 patients recovered during the last 24 hours and were discharged from the hospitals.
AIR correspondent reports that total seven lakh 75 thousand 958 patients have been recovered from COVID-19 in Gujarat till now. The recovery rate further improved and reached up to 95.55 per cent. Maximum 224 new cases were reported from Ahmedabad.
Vadodara recorded 144 new cases. Eighteen patients lost their lives yesterday. With these, the death toll due to COVID in the state has reached up to 9,873. Gujarat has now 26 thousand 232 active cases at present, out of which 452 patients are on ventilator. Meanwhile, one lakh 72 thousand 901 persons were vaccinated in the state yesterday, out of this more than one lakh five thousand were from 18 to 44 years age group.