- On Sunday, 2 people died in Jaipur, after which the total number of deaths reached 128.
- Online Labor Employment Exchange will be created in the state to provide employment
May 17, 2020, 11:48 AM IST
Jaipur. Corona positive cases are continuously coming up in Rajasthan. 70 new cases were found on Sunday morning. These include 36 in Jaipur (14 Jaipur district jail inmates infected), 18 in Dungarpur, 5 in Bikaner, 2-2 in Kota and Jhunjhunu, 1-1 in Ajmer, Barmer, Dausa, Pratapgarh, Nagaur, Sawai Madhopur and Karauli. . After this, the total number of infected people reached 5030. At the same time, 2 people also died in Jaipur. After this the figure of total deaths reached 128.
Government will provide financial help to workers
Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said that preparations have been made to provide employment to the laborers and provide financial assistance when needed. An online Labor Employment Exchange will be created in the state, while the formation of 'Pravasi Rajasthani Workers Welfare Fund' has been approved for providing financial assistance to the laborers. Through the Labor Employment Exchange, workers will be able to get employment according to their skills and industries will be available according to their needs. Gehlot was reviewing the work of the labor department through VC on Saturday. He directed that online mapping of workers and construction workers coming to and from the state should be done online. It is our responsibility to support the workers in this period of disaster. The government is worried. Ensuring the availability of workers is also necessary to bring industries back on track.
Malls and cinema halls will be closed now, hotspot areas will not get discounts
The fourth phase of lockdown will begin from Monday. The state government will decide on what will be open during this time. It is believed that the government will not give any exemption in curfew and containment areas of cities like Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur. In the cities of Orange and Green zones, all markets except malls, cinema halls can be opened.
Kota: Women's protest against curfew
A curfew has been opened for some parts of the Kathunipol police station in Perkote, but there are restrictions in some parts. People have started protesting on the part of curfew which has not been lifted. The method of protest is somewhat different and gives a message of social distancing. Women took to the streets with placards to protest. People say that if no positive patient has been found in our area, then the reason for imposing curfew is not understood.
Jaipur District Jail New Hotspot; 142 accused of selling illegal liquor corona
The district jail has become Corona's new hotspot. In the investigation of corona samples of 423 prisoners, 142 prisoners and the jail superintendents themselves were found infected. 14 new positives were found here on Sunday. Earlier on Saturday, 119 positives were found in the investigation report. While the jail superintendent and 9 prisoners were found infected a day earlier. A month ago, an accused resident of Samared, located near Jamwaramgarh, was arrested in the district jail here for illegal liquor. He was kept separate from the other prisoners from April 13 to 21 days. Later, on May 5, when he did not get the symptoms of Corona, he put up with other prisoners. 3-4 days later, when the prisoner was coughing, he was diagnosed with TB disease. The infection was confirmed when the corona test was also done.
Udaipur: Those who got infected came out of their homes
So far, doctors, nurses, RAC jawans, home guard jawans, sweepers, grocery vendors, three UIT personnel distributing the ration, people coming from Gujarat-Maharashtra were the first to be found infected. Then coronavirus was confirmed among the people around them. This shows that the people whose movement remained out of the houses, they and those who come in contact with them are in the grip of Corona.
Kota: strategy for hotspots changed, now everyone will be sampling department
The medical department is now making changes to the strategy to eliminate Corona's hotspots in the Percotta region. Because all efforts so far have failed in these mohallas with narrow streets and new cases are being reported daily despite curfew here for about one and a half months. Now the department has decided to sample the people of the Rage High Risk Group by specially containerizing these entire areas. It is being implemented firstly in the district as a pilot project in Indira Market, Bajajkhana, Chandraghata and Patanpol.
Corona reached 31 districts out of 33
The highest number of infections in the state are in Jaipur. 1554 (2 Italian citizens) are infected here. Apart from this, 1040 in Jodhpur (47 of them came from Iran), 321 in Kota, 255 in Ajmer, 363 in Udaipur, 147 in Tonk, 152 in Chittorgarh, 162 in Nagaur, 123 in Bharatpur, 68 in Banswara, 114 in Pali, Jalore. Out of 69 patients, 61 were found in Jaisalmer (14 of them came from Iran), 48 in Jhalawar, 56 in Jhunjhunu, 50 in Bhilwara, 47 in Bikaner. Meanwhile, 33 in Dausa, 24 in Dholpur, 33 in Alwar, 33 in Churu, 33 in Rajsamand, 32 in Sirohi, 60 in Dungarpur, 14 in Hanumangarh, 27 in Sikar, 17 in Sawai Madhopur, 19 in Barmer, 10 in Karauli. , 5 corona patients have been found in Pratapgarh. 4 infected have been found in Baran. 49 BSF personnel have also been found positive in Jodhpur. 7 people from other states were found positive.
- So far 128 people have died from Corona in Rajasthan. These include 70 in Jaipur (including four from UP), 17 in Jodhpur, 10 in Kota, 5 in Ajmer, 3-3 in Pali and Nagaur, Karauli, Alwar, Bikaner, Bhilwara, Chittorgarh, Sikar and Bharatpur 2-2, Jalore. Banswara, Churu, Pratapgarh, Sawai Madhopur and Tonk have lost 1-1.