Patients showing signs of recovery in Jaipur, Bhilwara, Jodhpur and Jhunjhunu
5 more positive cases identified in Rajasthan
Positive development was seen in the condition of patients who have tested positive for Coronavirus in Rajasthan. More than a dozen patients have shown signs of recovery in Jaipur. 5 patient from Bhilwara, 2 from Jhunjhunu and 2 from Jodhpur have also shown good signs of recovery. However, the patients will be declared Corona Free only after 14 days of quarantine.
Rajasthan reported a total of 5 positive cases today, with 1 positive case each in Churu and Ajmer. A 23- year old man, who returned from Punjab to Ajmer, was found positive after he showed symptoms and his sample was taken for testing.
Bhilwara, with highest infections in Rajasthan, added three more to its tally of positive cases, taking the total for the textile town to 24. A 21 year old girl and two boys, aged 22 and 27 were the latest to add to Bhilwara’s COVID-19 woes.
R Bhatt, Collector, Bhilwara, has announced that his team and the district administration are prepared to take 15,000 people under quarantine to ensure that the infection does not spread further.
Udaipur administration is also cracking down on stores who are overcharging for their merchandise as well as on those who are seen roaming around the bylanes and roads of the City. In line with Bhilwara, those seen roaming around for no plausible reason, will be put in jail and charged under Section 151 of IPC. Udaipur Dungarpur has also been sealed yesterday.
Another positive is that the Government of Rajasthan has stepped up its efforts to handle the sad and fearful situation that is being caused by the migration of workers both into and out of the state. Busses and trucks full of workers belonging to various districts in Rajasthan are entering the state as they have been left homeless and penniless due to the nation wide lockdown imposed on 25 March.
The State Government has made arrangements for the sanitization of the labour who is coming in to Rajasthan from neighboring areas. State Government buses, which will be pre-sanitized, will bring these labour from the border and will be taken to Udaipur and Jaipur for testing. On successful testing, if found positive, they will be quarantined else, will be dispatched to their respective homes under surveillance.
Those labour who are travelling to their homes out of Rajasthan, will be transported to the border.
Workers who are unable to pay their travel dues, have to record their contact details and address, for recovery in future.