Knocksense: A local content and recommendations platform

Jaipur witnesses a rise in the number of daily COVID cases; 10 cases reported in the last  24 hours

Apart from Jaipur, Barmer, Ajmer and Jodhpur have also reported fresh cases of coronavirus yesterday.

For the first time in over three months, Jaipur witnessed the number of daily COVID cases reaching double digits yesterday. With 10 new cases detected in Jaipur in the last 24 hours, the tally of active COVID-19 cases in Rajasthan has reached a total of 61 cases now. Apart from this, 7 fresh cases of this viral disease were reported in Barmer, Ajmer and Jodhpur as well.

Fresh cases reported in Jaipur, Barmer, Ajmer & Jodhpur yesterday

Besides Jaipur, four new cases were registered in Barmer, while 2 fresh cases were detected in Ajmer yesterday. Additionally, Jodhpur reported a single case as well, taking the total number of new infections in the state to a total of 17 cases.

As schools and colleges in Jaipur are expected to restart offline classes with 100% occupancy from Monday, the rise in the number of daily infections has become a cause of concern for all. Moreover, in line with the existing guidelines, the upcoming T20I cricket series between India and New Zealand scheduled on November 17 at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium is also allowed at 100% capacity.

Around 48.9% of beneficiaries fully vaccinated in the state

Reportedly, 83% of the entire eligible population of the state has received the first dose of vaccination against COVID. Besides, according to the official data, around 48.9% of beneficiaries are fully vaccinated in Rajasthan as of now.

The authorities are undertaking various measures to boost the current inoculation drive in the state. Under the ambit of a special action plan, the number of vaccination camps will be increased in the districts that showcase low rate of vaccination. To counter the rise in the number of coronavirus cases in the state, the Chief Minister of Rajasthan has urged people to continue following all the COVID-mandated protocols.

Eternal Hospital in Jaipur performs more than 3000 TAVI/TAVR procedures!

Notably, this path-breaking procedure was performed for the first time in Rajasthan in 2016, at Eternal Hospital.

Adding yet another feather to its cap, Eternal Hospital (EHCC) in Jaipur has managed to perform the highest number of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation(TAVI) and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedures in Rajasthan. As per the officials, the hospital has performed this ground-breaking procedure more than 3200 times as of now. Notably, EHCC was also the first hospital in Rajasthan to perform this rare medical feat in the year 2016.

Keep reading... Show less

Goa issues fresh guidelines for travellers in wake of Omicron rise

The new guidelines cover both Domestic and International passengers.

The Goa government has laid down new rules for domestic and international travellers. The tightened security is a result of the rise in cases of the Omicron variant of Covid-19, across the country. Previously, the government had issues guidelines that specifically applied to international passengers from the 12 'high-risk' countries.

Keep reading... Show less

Traffic to remain affected for 3 days in Lucknow on account of 'Swarnim Vijay Varsh' Event

Here's a list of route diversions in Lucknow due to the upcoming 'Swarnim Vijay Varsh Event'

Lucknow's traffic management system has been altered on account of the 'Swarnim Vijay Varsh Event', commemorating the golden Jubilee (50-years) of India's stellar victory during the 1971 Bangladeshi Liberation War. Set to be held at Vidhan Sabha on Thursday, this mega celebration will result in intense roadblocks in the heart of the city. As such, the Lucknow administration has devised two action plans, namely A and B, to avert any traffic inconvenience and regulate vehicular movements with ease. Check all route diversions here:

Keep reading... Show less

Omicron in Rajasthan: 9 people in Jaipur test positive for the new COVID variant!

With 9 cases in Jaipur, Omicron variant of COVID enters Rajasthan!

On Sunday, nine people in Jaipur tested positive for the Omicron variant of COVID19. As per the reports, these residents of the Adarsh Nagar were found positive for the new strain of the novel coronavirus during the genome sequencing of the samples at the Sawai Man Singh Hospital. With these additions in Rajasthan, the cumulative count of this 'variant of concern' in India has reached 21 now.

Keep reading... Show less

Indian Navy unfurls World's Largest National Flag in Mumbai

The exhibit coincides with Navy Day Celebrations

On Saturday, the Western Naval Command exhibited the world's largest national flag at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai. The flag overlooks the Gateway of India. This move is a part of Navy Day celebrations, and is meant to commemorate Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav i.e. 75 years since Independence.

Keep reading... Show less

Amid Omicron scare, 5 new patients tested positive for COVID in Lucknow on Sunday

All patients are in home isolation & are being monitored through the COVID Command Centre.

Amid the rising fear of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, 5 new cases of Covid-19 (Older variants) have gripped Lucknow. This new tally includes three cases from the same household and a single independent case from Vibhuti Khand which record an inter-state travel history. Notably, one more case was detected in Indira Nagar. All patients are under home isolation and being monitored through the COVID Command Centre, added reports.

Keep reading... Show less

PWD to widen & repair road leading to Chandrika Devi Temple from Sitapur Road in Lucknow!

Public Work Department will partner up with district administration and police department to conduct an anti-encroachment drive on this route as well

Soon the residents of Lucknow will be able to travel to Chandrika Devi Temple with ease, as the road leading to the temple will be widened and repaired by the administration soon. In an effort to facilitate easier and smoother traffic movement, the Public Work Department will undertake repair work on the road leading to Chandrika Devi Temple from Sitapur Road. Apart from the repair work, the authorities will also widen the 11.45 kilometre long road as well. According to the reports available at present, the work on this project is expected to start this month.

Keep reading... Show less

Most Read