Vadodara/Anand: Anand, which was heading to become a Covid-free district, has gradually started recording more Covid-19 positive cases.
On Friday, two more positive cases surfaced from Anand's Umreth town and Lalpura village of Anand taluka taking the total number of positive cases in the district to 91.
A 62-year-old woman from Pipdiya Bhagol area of Umreth and a 60-year-old woman from Lalpura village of Anand taluka tested positive.
Both the fresh cases have no travel history but suffer from co-morbidities. The woman from Umreth, who is a patient of hypertension and diabetes, is on ventilator while the one from Lalpura, who suffers from hypertension and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is receiving oxygen support.
So far, samples of 1,484 individuals have been tested in the district and 1,393 came negative. While nine patients died, 76 patients were discharged even as five continue to be under treatment.
Of the five patients, two are being treated at cardiac care centre, Khambhat and three at Shree Krishna Hospital, Karamsad. Of them, four patients are receiving oxygen support and one has been put on ventilator.