Vibrant Gujarat Summit held off by state government as a result of COVID-19 rise

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By PTI

AHMEDABAD: The Gujarat government on Thursday chose to hold off the 10th version of the Vibrant Gujarat Summit, that was to be ushered in by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 10, following a spike in COVID-19 situations, according to the Chief Minister’s Office.

The three-day top was to be kept in a large method to bring in financial investments and also delegations from lots of companion nations and also Chief executive officers of leading firms were meant to join the occasion.

“Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel, after analysing the situation, has decided to postpone the 10th edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Summit as of now, to stop the spread of the COVID-19 and its new variant Omicron among people of the state,” a main interaction from the CM’s stated.

“The decision has been taken as the Omicron variant of the COVID-19 is spreading rapidly in the world and the country,” it stated.

On Wednesday, the everyday COVID-19 situations in Gujarat went across the 3,000-mark for the very first time after May 26 in 2014 with the enhancement of 3,350 infections, increasing the state’s tally to 8,40,643.

Gujarat reported 50 brand-new situations of the Omicron version on Wednesday, taking the tally of such situations in the state to 204, according to the state health and wellness division.