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TB is more deadly than corona in Gujarat

TB is more deadly than Covid- 19 in Gujarat 

Tuberculosis( TB) has proven to be more deadlier than Covid- 19 in Gujarat between January- May 2022, with,675 deaths recorded due to TB in the state during this period. 

During this five- month period, 825 people have lost their lives due to Covid- 19 while further than,000 people have come victims of TB in the country. 


Though, there has also been a sharp rise in the number of Covid- 19 cases in Gujarat with,128 new cases reported in the last 24 hours. 

Three persons have failed of Covid- 19 in Ahmedabad during the last 24 hours with 400 of the total 902 people recovering from the complaint reported in the megacity till Saturday. The overall recovery rate of Covid- 19 in the state has reduced to98.63 per cent. 


According to information participated by the Union government in the Lok Sabha,18.05 lakh people were infected with TB in 2020 and around 21.35 lakh in 2021 across the country under the TB elimination programme. 

From January to May 2022,,718 people have failed due to TB in Gujarat while the mortality rate from it's further than four per cent. 


piecemeal from this, it has been revealed that an normal of further than,000 people are suffering from TB every month in Gujarat. 

Among the countries which have the loftiest number of deaths due to TB between January- May 2022, Uttar Pradesh is at the top with,896, Maharashtra is alternate with 2845, while Gujarat is third. 


From 2018 to May 2022, a aggregate of further than 6.47 lakh people have contracted TB in Gujarat. 

It was decided in the meeting held at Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation ‘s Health and Solid Waste Management Committee that utmost of the primary tests can now be done in all 90 civic health centres and 11 community health centres managed by AMC. 


The blood test of a case and tests, including dengue, chikungunya, typhoid and diarrhoea, can be done free of cost. 

The machines have been made functional at civic health centres and community health centres at a cost of further than Rs two crore. piecemeal from this, sonography machines have also been placed at all community health centres. 

Bharat Patel, Chairman of Health and Solid Waste Management Committee, said that machines for colorful tests should be installed in all civic health centres. After agitating with the officers of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, the machines for each test were ordered for which all the procedures have now been completed and the machines for detecting fever, dengue, typhoid, chikungunyaetc. have been placed into operation at all civic health centres and community health centres. 


Pandemics generally increase during showers. In colorful areas and slums, the prevalence of conditions is adding so free mega medical camps are organised by the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation. 


During this time, it was decided that a aggregate of 20 free mega medical camps will be conducted in different areas of the megacity by the megacity External Corporation. 

This mega medical camp will be started after August 10, for which an advertisement will be made by the Municipal Corporation. Free drug and treatment will be given to the cases coming to these medical camps.