Gujarat witnesses rise in Covid-19 patients as total cases cross over 80
Gujarat's 87 cases put it at number 10 in terms of number of cases among all states and union territories in India
Five new coronavirus cases have been reported in Gujarat, according to data released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on April 2. This brings the total reported cases of coronavirus in Gujarat to 87. Among the total people infected as on date, 8 have recovered and 7 have passed away.
District-wise breakup is available for 82 of the total 87 cases reported in the state. Ahmedabad had the highest number of Covid-19 cases at 33 confirmed infections. The table and map below show confirmed cases for all districts.
Gujarat's 87 cases put it at number 10 in terms of number of cases among all states and union territories in India. Within the country, Maharashtra continues to have the most cases with 335, according to data released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
In a bid to control spread of the virus, the Indian government has imposed a country-wide lockdown until April 15. During the lockdown, all are advised to stay inside their home and only go out to get daily essentials.
According to WHO, most people who become infected experience mild illness and recover, but it can be more severe for others. The organization recommends washing hands frequently and avoiding touching eyes, nose, and mouth to prevent chances of getting infected. It also advises those who have fever, cough, and difficulty breathing to seek medical care early.