Seven more COVID-19 cases in reported Rajasthan; total count in state rises to 140

The five cases have been reported from Tonk and the remaining two have been reported from Bikaner.

Published: 03rd April 2020 10:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 03rd April 2020 10:00 AM   |  A+A-

Coronavirus, Tamil Nadu

For representational purposes (Photo | U Rakesh Kumar, EPS)


TONK: Seven more COVID-19 cases have been reported from Rajasthan taking the total number of coronavirus cases in the state to 140.

Five of these seven cases were close contacts of the coronavirus positive patients who had attended Tablighi Jamaat event in Delhi, while two of them had attended the event, informed the state Health Department on Friday.

COVID-19 LIVE | Modi calls for nationwide show of solidarity by lighting candles on April 5 at 9 PM

The five cases have been reported from Tonk and the remaining two have been reported from Bikaner.

The total number of coronavirus positive cases now stands at 140 in the state, including 2 Italian and 16 attendees of Tablighi Jamaat in Delhi.

India as of Thursday had 2,069 positive cases of COVID-19, which include 1,860 active cases, 155 cured and discharged patients, and one case as per the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. 

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp