STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Seven more die of coronavirus in Rajasthan as positive cases climb to 2,185

The worst-hit Jaipur district alone accounts for 21 coronavirus deaths of the 41 deceased patients.

Published: 27th April 2020 01:27 AM  |   Last Updated: 27th April 2020 01:27 AM   |  A+A-

A deserted view of curfew imposed area during the nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the COVID-19, in Ajmer

A deserted view of curfew imposed area during the nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the COVID-19, in Ajmer. (Photo| ANI)

By PTI

JAIPUR: Seven more people succumbed to coronavirus in Rajasthan, which reported 102 fresh cases, pushing the infection count in the state to 2,185 on Sunday, an official said.

With the new fatalities, the death count in the state has risen to 41. The worst-hit Jaipur district alone accounts for 21 coronavirus deaths. "Seven coronavirus positive patients died on Sunday. As many as 102 fresh cases were reported in the state, including 38 in Jodhpur," Additional Chief Secretary (Health) Rohit Kumar Singh said.

Besides Jodhpur, 20 cases were reported from Nagaur, 16 from Jaipur, 11 from Ajmer, nine from Kota, two from Dholpur and one each from Sikar, Banswara, Udaipur, Bharatpur, Hanumangarh and Jhalawar.

CLICK HERE FOR LIVE COVERAGE OF COVID-19

Singh said till now, the state has recorded 2,185 cases. So far, 629 patients have tested negative for the infection after treatment, of which 263 have been discharged from hospitals, he added. Jaipur has the maximum 808 coronavirus positive cases in the state followed by Jodhpur (364).

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Rajasthan includes two Italian citizens and 61 people brought from Iran to the Army's health centres in Jodhpur and Jaisalmer. The entire state is under lockdown since March 22 and a massive survey and screening is under way to track the people infected with the virus.

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