The city witnessed a sudden rise in COVID cases. 53 new positive cases were reported on Thursday taking the tally to 1000 new positive cases in just 8 days. Medical department teams have been deployed at different places in Jaipur to keep a check on coronavirus.
The active cases are constantly increasing in the city. The number of total infected in the city reached 6093. Whereas, a total of 4202 people have also recovered from Corona. After this, there are 1679 active cases in the city. A total death toll has reached 212.
The first case of Corona in Jaipur came into notice on March 3 after a citizen of Italy arrived in Jaipur. His wife was also found positive. From then the cases kept increasing and have now reached beyond 6 thousand. However, Plasma therapy has been started to treat severe corona patients in Rajasthan. So far, about 115 people have been given this therapy. Chief Minister Gehlot also called upon the employees to play their role in motivating people for plasma donation.
In the VC held at the Chief Minister’s residence on Wednesday, he said that the government got the full cooperation and money from the government and non-government personnel to deal with the challenge of Covid-19. This is the only reason Rajasthan stands at the forefront of the country in the battle of Corona.
He further added that the fight against Corona will still be long. It is essential to bring economic activities back on track. For this, all officers and employees should work with dedication. We are in continuous interaction with all sections of society.
In view of the increasing cases of corona in Rajasthan, Gehlot has given clear instructions to the authorities that they can impose lockdown as well as other bans in the affected areas.