13 most positive tests for coronavirus in Jaipur; total 106 cases in Rajasthan
JAIPUR: Thirteen more people underwent tests in the walled city of Jaipur area on Wednesday, bringing the total number of cases to 106, an official said.
Jaipur has become an important access point in the country with 34 cases, 26 of which have been reported from the Ramganj area, a densely populated locality.
Thirteen more positive cases of COVID-19 have emerged in the Ramganj area. All are contacts of the first person who tested positive in the area. All have been detained, the additional chief secretary said.
A sudden increase in the number of cases was observed in the Ramganj area after a 45-year-old man with a Middle East region tested positive on March 26.
He had landed at the Delhi airport on March 12 and took a bus the same day to return home.
He met several people until March 26, when he tested positive, authorities said.
Ten members of his family and a friend also tested positive for coronavirus.
The entire state is closed since March 22. Prohibitive orders have been imposed in the Jaipur district and the curfew in the walled city of Jaipur has been extended indefinitely.