Rajasthan government has said that schools, colleges, cinema, entertainment parks etc will remain closed in the state till December 31.
The move comes after sharp rise in COVID-19 cases in the state.
The state reported 18 coronavirus deaths yesterday, taking the total number of fatalities to 2,292. State also reported 2,518 fresh cases. The maximum number of 555 fresh cases were detected in Jaipur, followed by 395 cases in Jodhpur. A total of 2,34,336 patients have recovered from the infection in the state and the number of active cases is at 28,758.
Meanwhile, 70.97% of the 496 case fatalities reported in the past 24 hours are contributed by eight States/UTs ie Delhi, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Haryana, Punjab, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.
The Active Caseload of India is 4,53,956 today. Present contribution of Active Caseload to India’s total positive cases stand at 4.83%. The change in active cases for the States/UTs in the last 24 hours is in the figure given below.
Maharashtra recorded the maximum positive change with addition of 1,940 cases whereas Delhi recorded maximum negative change with a decrease of 1,603 active cases.
Delhi with 89 deaths reported the maximum new fatalities. Maharashtra follows closely with 88 deaths. West Bengal reported 52 deaths.