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170 fresh Coronavirus cases in Rajasthan; 25 in Jaipur

Staff Writer | Updated:
May 20, 2020 9:44 pm
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Work on Jaipur Metro resumed after relaxations in lockdown guidelines.

Jaipur: The administration heaved a sigh of relief as Rajasthan reported fewer number of cases on Wednesday compared to the number of cases reported over the past few days. Though 170 people tested positive for the virus on Wednesday, the number was less than that reported on Tuesday (338), Monday (303) and Sunday (242). The total case count has crossed 6,000 in Rajasthan.

The state reported four deaths, taking the toll to 147.

In Jaipur, 25 people tested positive for the virus. Fresh cases were reported in the following areas of the city:

  • District Jail Jaipur – 5
  • Ramganj (Mandi Khatikan) – 2
  • Mansarovar – 1
  • Amer – 1
  • Shashtri Nagar – 12
  • Van Vihar Kachhi Basti – 1
  • Govindpura – 1
  • RD Hostel – 1
  • Jagatpura -1
  • Bajaj Nagar – 1
  • Gandhi Nagar – 1
  • Jain Dharmashala – 1
  • DCM, Ajmer Road – 1
  • Ambabari – 1
  • Mahaveer Nagar – 1
  • Hotel Teej – 1
  • Hotel Red Fox – 1
  • PG Girls Hostel – 1

“The total number of cases has gone up to 6015. The death toll now stands at 147. There are 2464 active cases,” according to a government report.

The markets opened on Wednesday as the commercial activities started. Though the shops in malls and shopping complexes will continue to remain closed. The state government has allowed the offices to function in these buildings. Dental clinics outside the contentment areas have been allowed to function.

First published: May 20, 2020
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