15 new corona cases in Rajasthan, total 133


    Jaipur, April 2 (IANS) Fifteen new corona positive cases were reported in Rajasthan on Thursday, taking the total number of such cases to 133 in the state, said health officials.

    Three new cases were reported from Udaipur, Dholpur, and Bharatpur which till now had no such case, said Health Minister Raghu Sharma.

    Additional Chief Secretary Rohit Kumar Singh said: “Jaipur reported seven new cases, Jodhpur three, Jhunjhunu one, Udaipur two, Dholpur one and Bharatpur one.

    In the morning, members of Tablighi Jamaat were found positive each in Jhunjhunu, Bharatpur and Dholpur.

    Jaipur now has the highest 41 corona patients in the state, followed by Bhilwara with 26, Jhunjhunu nine, Pali one, Pratapgarh two, Sikar one, Jodhpur 11, Dungarpur three, Churu eight, Ajmer five, Alwar three, Tonk four, Bharatpur one, Dholpur one and Udaipur two.

    Besides, there are 18 evacuees — nine from Jaisalmer and nine from Jodhpur and two from Italy.

    A total of 21 patients have since tested negative and 11 discharged till date. Along with 14 Tablighi Jamaat members who tested positive earlier, the total count in the state comes to 133, said Singh.

    Of the two fresh positive cases reported in the last few hours, one is a 26-year-old woman from Jodhpur with travel history to Ahmedabad. Another is a 16-year-old boy from Udaipur with travel history to Indore, Singh said.