Rajasthan reports four coronavirus deaths, 170 new cases

State tally shoots past 6,000; death toll now 147

Rajasthan reports four coronavirus deaths, 170 new cases

Fire brigade sanitises the containment zone of Ramganj Chopad in Jaipur on Wednesday. PTI photo

Yash Goyal
Jaipur, May 20

Rajasthan reported four deaths from COVID-19 and 170 new infections, taking the state’s death toll to 147 from over 6,000 infections.

Three of the four cases were from Jaipur¸ a medical bulletin said. The last one has been categorised as “other state”, although there are no more details.

The state’s infection tally has gone up to 6,015. Jaipur reported 25 of Wednesday’s 170 new cases.

Dungarpur (22), Jodhpur (18), Nagaur (17), Sikar (12), Jalore (11), Jhunjhunu (9), Rajsamand (8), Pali (8), Chittorgarh (7), Ajmer (7), Kota (6), Sirohi (5), Udaipur (3), Banswara (3),  Churu (3), Tonk (2), Baran (1), Jhalawar (1), Ganganagar (1), and other state (1) made up the rest of the count.  

Some 990 migrants have tested COVID positive in a week in parts of Rajasthan. 

Some 3,404 have recovered, 3000 of whom have been released from hospitals.

The state has 2,464 active cases.

Jaipur accounts for 27 per cent of Rajasthan’s cases and 53 per cent of its deaths.

District wise breakup of the state’s death toll is as follows: Jaipur (78), Jodhpur (17), Kota (13), Ajmer (5), Nagaur  (5), Pali (4), Bharatpur (3), Bikaner (3), Sikar (3),  Alwar (2), Karauli (2), Jalore (2),  Bhilwara (2),  Chittorgarh (1), and Churu (1),  Banswara (1), Udaipur (1), Pratapgarh (1), Sawaimadhopur (1), and Tonk (1). 

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