Corona Updates | No new cases in Udaipur, 36 recover across Rajasthan

Corona Updates | No new cases in Udaipur, 36 recover across Rajasthan

Food and Ration distribution by UMC will begin on 6 April, Rajasthan records 36 Recoveries among COVID patients and 59 new positive samples
Corona Updates | No new cases in Udaipur, 36 recover across Rajasthan
Each of the 70 Councilors in Udaipur will get 50 ration packets each, for distribution across their respective wards

Udaipur has not reported any positive cases over the weekend and 36 COVID patients across Rajasthan have recovered.

After the initial scare of one patient being identified and 3 more of the same family being tested positive towards the last fews days of the week gone by, Udaipur is under control.

Thanks to the exemplary efforts of the administration, healthcare department and the strict maintenance of law and order, coupled with the support from the people of Udaipur, the City of Lakes has been at its best behavior. If the lockdown was not adhered to in spirit, and the law and order was not imposed with such strictness, it probably would have been a different story for Udaipur,” - CMHO, Dr Dinesh Kharade

He further requested the people of Udaipur to continue this support.  He also warned people from getting together in clusters to procure milk and vegetables from the vendors.  Dr Dinesh said that it is important that social distancing become a new normal for weeks to come, to ensure that this disease is controlled. This support is warranted for the next few months. 

No new cases in Udaipur District

No news positive cases have been reported in the 283 samples that have been tested in Udaipur.  The curfew and lockdown are in place and residents across the city have been observing the regulations in spirit.

Ration Supply from UMC            

Food and Ration packets will be distributed under the auspices of the Udaipur Municipal Corporation.  Each Councilor across the 70 wards will get 50 packets of ration each, for distribution to the needy in their respective wards. The beneficiaries will include those who have not got support from the regular government channels. This will provide them 15 days of food support.

Paras Singhvi, Dy Mayor of Udaipur said that the UMC has initiated food and ration distribution across the community every day after 8pm – the ration packets include aata, rice, pulses, besan, masalas, oil, soap.  This distribution will begin from tomorrow on the auspicious occasion of Mahaveer Jayanti.  He added that the vision of the Mayor Govind Singh Tak will be implemented with full enthusiasm across Udaipur. Kataria contributed Rs 15 Lakh, Phool Singh Meena and Arjun Singh Meena contributed Rs 5 Lakh each.  The fillers will be provided by the UMC.  One ration kit will also be provided to workers of the UMC, as conveyed by Paras Singhvi.

Udaipur residents observe Light Out @9PM in their unique way

Residents across the city adhered to the Light Out @9 instructions of PM Modi in their own unique ways. Diyas were lighted, residents stepped out to their balconies and terraces with Candles and Mobile Phone torch, the Muslims said the Azaan at various places, National Anthem in communities, etc.  This was probably the first time in the history of the nation, as the citizens challenge a common enemy, that Candles, Mobile Torch, Diyas as well as lights lit up each house simultaneously.  Azaan was recited at various Muslim houses and Mantras were chanted at other houses.  In the Dawoodi Bohra neighborhood in Kharol Colony, history was made as residents recited the Azaan, National Anthem, Vande Mataram and shouts of Bharat Mata ki Jai simultaneously.  It was the sound of a secular nation that has upped its ante against its common enemy – COVID19.

As per information provided by Habib in his report, residents also partly opposed this message, by turning off the news channels for 9 minutes at 9PM, and inspite of burning candles, went across lighting the stoves of the poor.  We noticed that some people were also bursting fire crackers, which was not appreciated by other residents as they felt that it was a moment of chaos in the country and not of celebration.

New Cases in Rajasthan, Recoveries and Discharges continue

As testing increases, a new record is seen each day.  A record 59 news cases of COVID19 were recorded across Rajasthan on 4 April.  The number consists of 39 new cases in Jaipur, 5 in Bikaner, 3 in Jodhpur, 2 in Dausa, 1 each in Pali, Jaisalmer, Jhunjhunu, Tonk and Nagaur and 5 evacuees from Iran in the Army camp.  The total number of positive evacuees is now 33. 

Meanwhile, 36 positive cases have been successfully treated and of those, 25 have been discharged from hospital.

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