Added on : 2020-06-03 14:22:35
The Gujarat government has formed an expert committee of doctors to help it in formulating strategies to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic and revamp the state's health care system, an official said on Wednesday. The step comes at a time when the COVID-19 death rate in Gujarat is double than the national average. The state is at the fourth position in the country in number of COVID-19 cases, and the Gujarat High Court recently expressed concern over the health care conditions at the Ahmedabad Civil Hospital. "The chief minister has formed an expert committee of doctors to guide the government in formulating and implementing strategies and supervise the health care system, an official in the Chief Ministers Office said.