Health minister tests positive for Covid

Times of India | 2 weeks ago | 22-06-2022 | 08:18 am

Health minister tests positive for Covid

Gandhinagar: State health minister Rushikesh Patel tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday. Sources said Patel is not showing any serious symptoms and is recuperating at his official residence. Patel had tested positive for Covid-19 earlier as well.The city again recorded 100-plus daily cases at 106 after a day’s gap on Tuesday, accounting for 47% of the state’s daily tally of 226. With the discharge of 90 patients, there were 787 active cases in the city. In Gujarat, 163 patients were discharged in 24 hours as active cases reached 1,524, crossing the 1,500 mark for the first time after March 1.Other cases included 37 in Surat city, 22 in Vadodara city, seven in Gandhinagar city, six in Vadodara city, and five each in Rajkot city, Kutch, Mehsana and Valsad districts among others. Only nine of the 33 districts have zero active cases in the state. Two patients were on ventilators.In the past 24 hours, Gujarat vaccinated 7,281 persons for the first dose of Covid vaccine and 21,177 for the second. In all, 5.4 crore individuals were administered the first dose and 5.31 crore the second. The state administered booster doses to 27,126 persons, taking the total to 38.32 lakh.

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