High Covid-19 mortality rate exposes Gujarat Model: Rahul

5 months ago 28
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New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday took a jibe at the BJP-run government in Gujarat and said that the high mortality rate due to Covid-19 has exposed the state's model for disease control.
"Covid-19 mortality rate: Gujarat: 6.25% Maharashtra: 3.73% Rajasthan: 2.32% Punjab: 2.17% Puducherry: 1.98% Jharkhand: 0.5% Chhattisgarh: 0.35% Gujarat Model exposed," Gandhi wrote on Twitter, quoting a news report.

Covid19 mortality rate:Gujarat: 6.25%Maharashtra: 3.73%Rajasthan: 2.32%Punjab: 2.17%Puducherry: 1.98%Jharkha… https://t.co/wFFxxL4VRI

— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) 1592275865000

Meanwhile, Gujarat has the fourth-highest Covid-19 cases in India. The state saw its total death toll cross the 1,500-mark to reach 1,505 on Tuesday morning, taking the case tally to 24,055.
Though the number of positive cases being detected from the state's worst-hit Ahmedabad are gradually coming down, the cases are still spiraling, at an average of 488 cases daily.

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