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338 new COVID-19 cases in a day in Rajasthan

Staff Writer | Updated:
May 19, 2020 9:51 pm
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Markets outside the Walled City opened in Jaipur.

Jaipur: Rajasthan reported a record number of COVID-19 cases on Tuesday. A total of 338 people tested positive for the virus, the highest in a day. The number of coronavirus cases has gone up to 5845 in the state. Jaipur reported 17 cases. Five more people died of the virus taking the death toll to 143.

Duganpur and Pali reported the highest number of cases in the state.

The following areas in Jaipur reported fresh COVID-19 cases:

  • Jaipur Central Jail – 4
  • Govind Nagar, Amer Road – 1
  • Ramganj (Hida Ki Mori) – 1
  • Bhatta Basti – 1
  • Chandpole – 2
  • Transport Nagar – 1
  • Surajpol –             1
  •  Sanganer – 2
  • RRC SMS – 1
  • Mehnat Nagar, Hasanpura – 3

According to the state government data, there are now 2365 active cases in Rajasthan. As many as 3337 people have recovered from the virus. Of them, 2928 have been discharged from hospitals. On Tuesday, Dungarpur reported 87 cases, the highest in the state followed by Pali (77), Jodhpur (39), Nagaur (22), Barmer and Sirohi (17), Udaipur (16), and Bikaner (12).

Most markets outside the Walled City opened in Jaipur Tuesday, a day after the Rajasthan government issued the fresh guidelines for Lockdown 4.0.

First published: May 19, 2020
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