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4 new Coronavirus cases in Rajasthan; 3 in Bhilwara, 1 in Jodhpur

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March 25, 2020, 6:34 pm

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Police put up barricades throughout the state. file photo

Jaipur: The number of Coronavirus cases in Rajasthan has reached 36 with three people testing positive in Bhilwara, one in Jodhpur.

Bhilwara has become the high alert zone for Coronavirus outbreak. As many as 16 cases have come to light in Bhilwara. Of the three latest cases in Bhilwara, two are the members of the medical staff, while one was a patient at the hospital where the Coronavirus outbreak started.

In Jodhpur, a young woman who had travelled to Jodhpur from Mumbai on a train along with her uncle and aunt tested positive. The uncle and aunt had already tested positive for the virus. The total number of Coronavirus patients in Jodhpur has reached 4.

The woman, a resident of Shyam Nagar in Jodhpur, had returned from Mumbai two days ago. Her uncle and aunt tested Coronavirus positive. The couple had returned to India from Turkey and were already infected. The woman was infected after coming in contact with them. She was admitted to AIIMS in Jodhpur.

Her house has been sealed by the health department officials and all the family members have been isolated. Their samples have been sent for testing.

The residents of the colony are being screened. The health department teams are trying to find out who the woman came in contact with after returning to Jodhpur.

First published: March 25, 2020