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Corona 3rd wave gets momentum in Rajasthan, Nagaur reports one death

A sum of 120 corona positive cases were reported today in 14 out of 33 districts in Rajasthan, a medical bulletin stated here.

Statesman News Service | Jaipur |

Pandemic Covid-19’s third wave still continues in parts of Rajasthan as Corona claimed the life of one person in Nagaur raising the death toll to 9562 the state since March 2020.

A sum of 120 corona positive cases were reported today in 14 out of 33 districts in Rajasthan, a medical bulletin stated here.

Today’s casualty of covid-19 patient is 7th in last 30 days raising the toll to 9562.

The third wave of Corona, which began in late December 2021 and picked up in early months of this year, has claimed lives of 595 patients since January 5, though Omicron also got entry into the state but did not cause a major fatality except a few in co-morbidity patients.

In the last 24 hours out of 120 patients, Jaipur reported 56 corona afflicted cases followed by Jodhpur 17, Udaipur 9, Ajmer 7, Bikaner, Churu & Alwar 5 each, remaining in 7 other district.

According to the state medical report, Corona has claimed 9562 deaths out of the total 1,287674 positive cases since March 2022, and 785 active cases are still under treatment in various state hospitals. The average death rate varied upto 1.5 percent since the first report of covid-19 positive since March 2020.

Despite this erratic graph of covid-19 positive cases in the state ranging up to 135 in last couple of months, there is no strict guideline for even wearing a mask and keeping a one metre social distance in daily life anywhere in the state.