Wed, 03 Jun 2020

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], April 5 (ANI): The total number of confirmed coronavirus patients in Rajasthan on Sunday reached 210 with six new cases, including one Tablighi Jamaat returnee, testing positive for the infection, according to the state Health Department.

All the newly confirmed cases are males, with two each being reported from Jhunjhunu and Dausa district, while one case each from Bikaner and Jaipur.

One of the patients from Jhunjhunu has a confirmed travel history to Dubai, while the second one from the district had attended the Tablighi Jamaat's Delhi gathering.

The two confirmed cases Dausa are contacts of Tablighi Jamaat members who have already tested positive for the disease. Similarly, the solitary new case from Bikaner also is the contact of a Jamaat member.

The sixth patient, a senior citizen who was admitted at SMS Hospital in Jaipur, passed away on the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday.

With an increase of 302 cases in the last 12 hours, the total number of COVID-19 positive cases rose to 3374 in India on Sunday, as per the data provided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

Out of these cases, 3030 are active cases, 267 have been cured/discharged/migrated people while 77 deaths have been reported so far in the country.

The number of cases in the country witnessed a sudden surge in the last week as hundreds tested positive after attending a religious gathering held by the Tablighi Jamaat in Delhi's Nizamuddin last month. (ANI)

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