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Coronavirus: Rajasthan reports highest spike, 202 cases in one day

Four new fatalities take states death toll to 121

Coronavirus: Rajasthan reports highest spike, 202 cases in one day

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Our Correspondent 
Jaipur, May 13 

Rajasthan reported 202 coronavirus cases and four deaths on Wednesday---the biggest single-day rise in infections since COVID-19 was first reported in the state in March.

The development took the state’s COVID-19 tally to 4,328, with 121 deaths.

Two of the four deaths were from Jaipur. Alwar and Pali each reported a death.

At 61 cases, Jaipur continues to report the highest number of infections in the state. Udaipur (33), Jalore (28), Pali (27), Jodhpur (8), Sawaimadhpur (6), Kota (5), Rajsamand (5), Sirohi (3), Churu (3), Dholpur (3), Banswara (2), Bharatpur (2), Dungarpur (2), Nagaur (2), and Tonk (2), Sikar (1), Alwar (1), Barmer (1), Dausa (1), Jaisalmer (1), and Jhunjhunu (1) also reported cases. Other state (3) and BSF (1) made up the rest of Wednesday’s count. 

 Some 174 migrants have tested positive in the state so far. 

The tally of positive cases spiked to 4328 and death toll to 121, a state medical bulletin said here. 

Jaipur has the most casualties at 64. Jodhpur (17), Kota (10), Ajmer (5), Nagaur (3), Pali (3),  Alwar (2), Bikaner (2), Bharatpur (2), Bhilwara (2), Sikar (2),  Chittorgarh (2), Jalore (1), Churu (1),  Karauli (1), Banswara (1), Pratapgarh (1), Sawaimadhopur (1) and Tonk (1). 

Some 2,573 patients have recovered, of which 2344 have been released from hospitals. The state still has 1699 active cases. 

Jaipur (1,342) and Jodhpur (919) account for 52 per cent of Rajasthan’s cases. Jaipur also accounts for over 52 per cent of the state’s death toll.

Thirty-one of Rajasthan’s 33 districts have projected recovery and discharge rate of 59 per cent.

Rajasthan’s death rate stands at 2.77 per cent of those infected.

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