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Rajasthan records 1287 COVID-19 cases in a day; 67 in Jaipur

| Updated:
August 15, 2020 11:22 pm
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Medical teams testing people at Joravar Singh gate. File Photo

Jaipur: A record number of COVID-19 cases were reported in Rajasthan on Saturday. As many as 1287 people tested positive for coronavirus. Of them, 67 are from Jaipur – the lowest in the past two weeks. The virus is spreading at a faster rate in some other districts including Alwar (129), Bikaner (138), Jodhpur (161) and Kota (116).

The total number of cases are to cross 60,000-mark in the state. It has gone up to 59,979. The active cases in the state now stand at 13,863. As many as 16 deaths were reported in the city on Saturday, taking the death toll to 862.

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

  • Ghatgate – 1
  • Banipark – 3
  • Ajmer Road – 4
  • Lalkothi – 2
  • Jalupura – 1
  • Ambabari – 1
  • Murlipura – 5
  • Adarsh Nagar – 5
  • Jawahar Nagar – 4
  • Jhotwara – 6
  • Sodala – 2
  • JLN Marg – 1
  • Gandhi Nagar – 3
  • Shahpura – 4
  • Shashtri Nagar – 1
  • Amer – 1
  • Subhash Chowk – 1
  • C-Scheme – 2
  • Tonk Phatak – 1
  • Govindgarh – 1
  • Vidhyadhar Nagar – 4
  • Chandpole – 2
  • Tilak Nagar – 1
  • Mahesh Nagar – 3
  • Purani Basti – 1
  • Kotputali – 1
  • Sindhi Camp – 1
  • Tonk Road – 2
  • Sirsi – 1
  • Gangapole – 1

Jodhpur and Alwar continue to be the epicentres of the virus spread. People not following social distancing and other guidelines are being blamed for the rapid spread of the virus in these districts.

First published: August 15, 2020
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