Covid cases spike in west zone | Vadodara News

Vadodara: The Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) confirmed the deaths of three more persons due to Covid-19, taking the toll due to the disease to 60. The west zone of the city has now emerged as an area of concern with a large number of cases being reported from there every year.
The VMC declared on July 2 that Covid-19 deaths will now include only those persons who died due to the viral infection being the primary cause of death. Since then the number of deaths had remained at 57. This does not include death due to co-morbid conditions being the primary cause.
The city and district saw 74 new cases being detected from 531 samples, taking the total number of cases to 3,143. Of the 75, 18 cases surfaced from the west zone that has some of the posh residential and commercial areas. On Sunday, 21 new cases were reported from this zone. The new cases were reported from Subhanpura, Gorwa, Gotri, Diwalipura, Old Padra Road, Akota, Tandalja and Alkapuri areas.
Among the four zones of the city, the area has seen the highest number of cases for two consecutive days. Earlier, more often than not, this zone had the lowest number of cases in the city.
On Monday, 17 cases were reported from the east zone, 10 from north zone and nine from the south zone.
Nineteen cases were reported from areas of the district outside VMC limits. These include cases from Padra, Dumad, Dashrath, Sayajipura, Shinor and Dabhoi. One person from Bharuch also tested positive in Vadodara.
Meanwhile, 62 patients were discharged from hospitals and home isolation in the city, leaving 788 under treatment. Those under treatment include 37 on ventilators or BIPAP machines and 146 on oxygen support. The condition of the remaining 605 patients is reported to be stable.

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