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Coronavirus cases count reaches 700 in Rajasthan; 147 cases reported in 24 hours

Coronavirus cases in Rajasthan are at 700 at 8:00 am on April 12, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Twenty-one  patients have recovered while three have lost their lives to the deadly disease

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Coronavirus cases count reaches 463 in Rajasthan; 82 cases reported in 24 hours
Rajasthan coronavirus cases counter Live: Total cases reach 463

One hundred and fourty-seven cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Rajasthan a day, according to latest data from the Ministry of Health And Family Welfare. With this spike, the number of cases in Rajasthan has reached 700, out of which 21 patients have recovered while three have lost their lives.

The latest death took place on April 4. The patient was an 82-year-old man from Rajasthan's Alwar district, who had tested positive for coronavirus and was admitted to the state-run SMS hospital.

As per this data by the Ministry of  Health and Family Welfare. Jaipur has the highest number of coronavirus cases with 54 confirmed patients. At second place is Bhilwara district with 27 cases. Jodhpur at third with 17 cases. Prominent cities Ajmer and Udaipur both had four cases each.  Twenty-seven patients are Indian nationals who had been evacuated from Iran last month.

Rajasthan currently has the fourth-highest number of coronavirus cases in the country.  Maharashtra continues to have the most cases with 1761, according to data released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Coronavirus testing sites in Rajasthan

According to the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) website, there are eight coronavirus testing sites in the state of Rajasthan. They are:

  1. All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Jodhpur
  2. Dr. Sampurnanand  Medical College, Jodhpur
  3. Govt. Medical College, Kota
  4. Jhalawar Medical College, Jhalawar
  5. JLN Medical College, Ajmer
  6. RNT Medical College, Udaipur
  7. S.P. Medical College, Bikaner
  8. Sawai Man Singh (SMS) Medical College, Jaipur

Coronavirus  Helpline for Rajasthan

According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the coronavirus helpline for the state of Rajasthan is 0141-2225624. The Central Helpline Number for coronavirus is +91-11-23978046.   

India has reported 8,356 active cases of coronavirus (as of 8 am, April 12), according to the Health Ministry. Total deaths stood at 273. As many as 715 patients have been cured or discharged and 1 migrated.

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INDIA CORONAVIRUS TRACKER: BusinessToday.In brings you a daily tracker as coronavirus cases continue to spread. Here is the state-wise data on total cases, fatalities and recoveries in one comprehensive graphic

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