Black fungus cases rise: 481 patients admitted to hospital in Ahmedabad, Gujarat

The cases of Mucormycosis or Black fungus are on a rise in the country, with as many as 4 states notifying the disease. Almost 90 people have died in Maharashtra after infecting the Black fungus and both COVID and post COVID patients are on a high risk of infecting the disease. Ahmedabad has now reported a surge as well with as many as 481 patients have been admitted to the hospital. An order has been issued to the resident doctors to be available 24*7 for the patients who are undergoing treatment. As many as 132 patients have undergone surgery and many others will be undergoing surgery after they are treated. Watch the video to know more.