Gujarat’s Covid tally rises to 1,16,345, death toll at 3,247


Gandhinagar, Sep 15 | Gujarat recorded 1,349 more coronavirus cases on Tuesday, sending its tally up to 1,16,345 while 17 more patients succumbed, taking the death toll to 3,247.

In September so far, Gujarat has added 19,910 new cases at a daily average of 1,327.

Meanwhile, 1,444 patients were discharged, taking the total cured to 96,79, while there are currently 16,389 active cases, out of which 96 critical patients are on ventilator.

Of Tuesday’s cases, new hotspot Surat was way ahead with 277, followed by Ahmedabad with 172, Rajkot with 141, Vadodara with 129 and Jamnagar with 123.

Patan had 45 new cases, Gandhinagar 43, Bhavnagar 38, Junagadh 35, Amreli 30, Panchmahals 29, Morbi 28, Banaskantha 24, Kutch and Mahisagar 19 each, Surendranagar 18, Dahod 17, Bharuch 16, Gir-Somnath 14, Botad 12, Kheda and Sabarkantha 10 each, Narmada and Navsari nine each, Valsad seven, Anand six, Porbandar five, Chotta Udepur, Devbhumi Dwarka and Tapi four each, Dang two and Aravalli one.

Five succumbed in Surat, four in Ahmedabad, three in Jamnagar, two in Vadodara and one each in Gandhinagar, Rajkot and Mahisagar.

Ahmedabad has seen 1,765 deaths so far, while 700 have died in Surat, 151 in Vadodara, 116 in Rajkot, 67 in Gandhinagar, 54 in Bhavnagar, 39 in Patan, 34 in Jamnagar, 31 in Kutch, 29 each in Mehsana and Junagadh, 24 in Aravalli, 21 in Amreli, 20 in Banaskantha, 17 in Panchmahals, 16 each in Gir-Somnath, Kheda and Anand, 15 in Morbi, 14 in Bharuch, 11 in Surendranagar and 10 in Valsad.

Health authorities have so far conducted 34,38,500 RT-PCR tests, while 7,43,429 people are quarantined – 7,42,928 at home and 501 in government facilities.

Source: IANS

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Policybazaar Unveils its new brand campaign "AapKiSideHai"

Policybazaar Unveils its new brand campaign

Akshay Kumar delivers the brand’s promise of always being on the customer’s side

Gurugram, 19th Sept, 2020: (Twitter handle: PolicyBazaar), India’s largest online insurance marketplace with over 10 million customers, showcases its commitment to customers in its new television campaign “AapKiSideHai”. The new ad campaign featuring Policybazaar brand ambassador, Akshay Kumar, highlights the brand’s promise of embracing a holistic customer centric approach while helping to bridge the insurance protection gap in India.

Policybazaar’sAapKiSideHai campaign seeks to reassure its customers on being a dependable Insurance partner for them, every step of the way. The brand has always focused on distributing products like term insurance, health insurance, zero commission ULIP’s and motor insurance that are optimal from a customer perspective. Policybazaar is now extending the brand promise beyond the purchase experience to ensure that consumers get the highest levels of service throughout the policy lifecycle.

The new brand campaign reinforces Policybazaar core value of putting the customer first by delivering on its promise of providing a trusted platform for all types of insurance products. The brand is committed to guiding the customer throughout the insurance journey, starting from recommending the right products at affordable pricing, ensuring thatthe policy issuance process is smooth and fast, and, to providing services and claims assistance when needed.

“While we continue to highlight the importance of Health & Term life Insurance through our marketing campaigns, with the brand promise of Policybazaar AapKiSideHai, we also intend to position Policybazaar as a customer centric brand, that is committed to stand by its customers, both pre and post purchase”, said Samir Sethi, Head of Brand Marketing, The new ad series highlights Policybazaar’s unparalleled support to customers, while providing them with the ease of comparing and buying term and health plans online with guidance at each & every step.

Speaking about the TVC launch, Sharat Dhall, Chief Operating Officer, said, “Our ultimate aim is to provide 360-degree assistance to customers that starts from when the policy is bought, to provide assistance when the claim is paid out, should such a situation arise. Winning and maintaining customer trust is a strong ethos within the company and this campaign reflects that. At a time when the world is grappling with a crisis like no other, the brand intends to instill confidence in the customers’ buying decisions by assuring them protection of their futures with the right insurance products & thorough assistance throughout the journey.”

The new brand campaign in its series displays moments of indecision that people may have while investing in protection products. It addresses these queries &emphasizes the importance of nurturing a bond with the consumers thereby creating customer delight.


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