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JAIPUR: With six more deaths on Sunday, the state’s Covid fatalities went up to 9,005. In just seven months and 22 days, it witnessed 1,000 deaths. In January so far, 41 people have died of Covid.
Five districts reported the six Covid deaths in the state. Jaipur reported two deaths, while one death each was reported from Jhalawar, Jalore, Rajsamand and Udaipur. The state reported 9,669 new corona cases in 24 hours, bringing its overall tally to 10,37,659. The active cases in the state rose from 58,428 to 63,405.
Jaipur reported 1,871 Covid cases, escalating its active cases from 20,123 to 20127 in just 24 hours. Over the past few days, the state has been witnessing a spike in Covid deaths. In just six days, it has reported 31 such deaths.
In Jaipur, a 43-year-old man died of Covid who had diabetes as comorbidity.
“The patient was admitted to a private hospital on January 14 with severe corona infection. He had bilateral pneumonia when he was brought to the hospital. Later he passed away on Sunday morning,” said Dr Narrottam Sharma, CMHO (Jaipur-I).
Besides, a 47-year-old woman was admitted to a private hospital in Mansarovar area on January 15. “The lady with comorbidities including type II diabetes and hypertension with breathing difficulty also died on Sunday,” said Dr Sharma.
Dr Prakash Sharma, CMHO, Rajsamand said, a 30-year-old man died in the district. “His hemoglobin level was just 4 gm/dL when he was brought to the hospital on Saturday. He, however, passed away on Sunday.”
He added that currently there are only seven persons in hospitals. Besides, it was the first Covid death in the past one-and-a-half month in Rajsamand. In Jhalawar, three persons died in the past two days including one death on Sunday.