AMC struggles to micro-contain city’s north-west

Chandlodia accounts for 8 of complete 30 new micro-containment areas within the metropolis notified on Friday; Ahmedabad district stories 174 recent circumstances of an infection in 24 hours, highest this month

The Covid-19 scene appears to be getting worrisome for western Ahmedabad, particularly areas in in its north-west zone. Chandlodia, which falls on this zone, alone accounts for 8 out of 30 new micro-containment areas, or over 26%, notified by the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation on Friday.

Besides Chandlodia, different micro-containment areas have been identifed in Jagatpur and Ghatlodia within the north-west zone. Earlier too, a number of circumstances have been reported from Bodakdev, Gota and others which might be on this zone.

On Friday, Mirror had reported about 262 recent circumstances detected in Chandlodia and Ognaj throughout intensive testing by the city well being centres within the respective areas.

With the addition of the brand new micro-containment areas, town now has 374 such areas. In the south-west zone, microcontainment areas had been notified in Bopal, Jodhpur and Sarkhej whereas within the west zone, Naranpura and Nava Vadaj had them.

The most variety of homes that had been quarantined had been 190 in Akshat condo in Ghatlodia with a inhabitants of 500 folks. Likewise, 110 folks from 32 homes within the Vrundavan flats in Godrej backyard metropolis scheme was additionally put beneath microcontainment. Meanwhile, AMC additionally eliminated micro-containment areas from Thaltej, Vasna, Shahibaugh, Paldi, Chandkheda, Maninagar, Isanpur and Vastral amongst others.

22 discovered constructive at Kalupur rly station

As a part of its ongoing drive to take a look at incoming passengers at railway stations, the AMC groups carried out speedy antigen assessments on 1,885 passengers at Kalupur railway station on Friday, of which 22 had been discovered constructive. Of the 840 passengers examined on Rajdhani Express, 12 had been constructive, whereas of the 548 passengers from Muzaffarpur Express, 5 examined constructive. Five of 497 passengers of Gorakhpur Express had been constructive. All these passengers got fast remedy and had been despatched for institutional quarantine in designated Covid centres and hospitals. AMC had began this drive after a number of migrant staff examined constructive for the coronavirus an infection within the metropolis in the course of the civic physique’s drive to take a look at labourers at building websites.

174 new circumstances in metropolis

As many as 174 new Covid-19 circumstances had been reported from the district in 24 hours. Of these, 153 had been in metropolis and 21 had been in rural elements. The district’s tally has now reached 33,378.

According to AMC, until Friday morning, there have been 3,653 energetic circumstances within the metropolis. The most, 637, had been in north-west zone (Chandlodia, Ghatlodia, Bodakdev, Vastrapur, Gota, and so on). It was adopted by 628 circumstances in west (Navrangpura, Naranpura, Paldi, Ranip, and so on) and 610 circumstances in southwest zone (Satellite, Jodhpur, Prahladnagar, Sarkhej, Bopal, and so on). The central zone (Dariapur, Jamalpur, Khadia, Asarwa, and so on) has 342 circumstances. The north zone (Meghaninagar, Sardarnagar, Saijpur, Saraspur, and so on) had 346 circumstances whereas the east zone (Bapunagar, Amraiwadi, Nikol, Vastral and others) has 543 circumstances. The south zone (Maninagar, Kankaria, Behrampura, Ramol and others) has 547 circumstances until date.

With three extra deaths, the district’s dying toll rose to 1,748 on Friday. As per knowledge from AMC, there are 31203 circumstances inside metropolis until date, which 25,844 folks have been discharged and 1,706 folks died.

New microcontainment

areas within the metropolis


♦ eighth ground of F, twelfth ground of G & I blocks, Carmel, Godrej Garden City

♦ Nirma Labour Colony, Nirma Univ

♦ 4th ground of F, 2nd ground of Ok block, Sukan Gold

♦ eighth ground ofA, fifth & tenth flooring of E block, Vandematram Icon

♦ Aanand Elite Labour Colony

♦ eleventh ground of B & F blocks, 1 & tenth flooring of H block, Vrundavan, Godrej Garden City

♦ Savvy Swaraj Construction website

♦ 2nd ground of B, fifth ground of E block, Kamleshwar Elegance


♦ Akshat Apartment


♦ A & C blocks, Everest Elegance


♦ 95/771, 95/772, 119/1041, 119/1040, Nirmal Apt


♦ B block, Abhilasha Apt


♦ Ok block, Binori Sonnet


♦ 2nd ground, A block,Sampad Society


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