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COVID-19 positive man dies in Rajasthan

The man had no recent travel history but some people in his locality had attended the Tablighi Jamaat event last month.

Published: 06th April 2020 08:10 PM  |   Last Updated: 06th April 2020 08:10 PM   |  A+A-

Doctors wearing protective gear scan visitors at the entrance of a hospital in wake of coronavirus outbreak, during the nationwide lockdown, in Srinagar

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By PTI

JAIPUR:  A 60-year-old coronavirus patient has died at a hospital in Kota, with Rajasthan reporting 22 fresh cases on Monday, an official said.

Of the 22 patients, five are linked to the Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Delhi, he said.

The man had no recent travel history but some people in his locality had attended the Tablighi Jamaat event last month, Additional Chief Secretary Rohit Kumar Singh said.

The virus has so far claimed six lives in Rajasthan and infected 288 people.

However, officials maintain that those who died were suffering from other ailments as well.

Out of the total positive cases, 100 are reported from Jaipur, a major hotspot for coronavirus.

"The 60-year-old man with no recent travel history died at MBS Hospital in Kota. He was admitted yesterday and died in the night," the additional chief secretary said.

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