STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Coronavirus: Two more deaths, 104 new cases reported in Rajasthan; total tally at 804

Tests were conducted on two people who had died on Saturday and their reports come out as positive for the virus on Sunday, Additional Chief Secretary Rohit Kumar Singh said.

Published: 13th April 2020 12:05 AM  |   Last Updated: 13th April 2020 12:05 AM   |  A+A-

Coronavirus detection test.

Coronavirus detection test. (Photo | AP)

By PTI

JAIPUR: Rajasthan reported two more coronavirus-related deaths on Sunday, taking their number to 11, as over 100 new COVID-19 cases surfaced in the state, officials said here.

With this, the number of confirmed cases climbs to 804, they added.

Tests were conducted on two people who had died on Saturday and their reports come out as positive for the virus on Sunday, Additional Chief Secretary Rohit Kumar Singh said.

A 13-year-old girl from Jaipur died at the JK loan hospital while undergoing treatment for intestine perforation and septicaemia, whereas a 60-year-old diabetic man from Tonk district who had come here for a surgery also died.

CLICK HERE TO FOLLOW CORONAVIRUS LIVE UPDATES

Both tested positive for COVID-19.

"As many as 104 new cases have come up today in 11 districts of the state," Singh added.

Of the fresh cases, 15 are in Banswara, 12 in Tonk, eight each in Jodhpur and Bikaner, seven in Kota, five in Nagaur, three in Churu, two in Hanumangarh, one each in Jaisalmer and Sikar, and two are evacuees from Iran who landed in Jodhpur airport last month.

The state's coronavirus count includes two Italian citizens and 52 people brought back from Iran and lodged at Army health centres in Jodhpur and Jaisalmer.

Jaipur has reported the highest number of 341 cases so far.

The state is under a lockdown from March 22 and a massive survey and screening is underway to trace the contagion.

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

Comments

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 newindianexpress.com 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 newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com 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. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp