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Night Curfew set in motion in Jaipur & 12 other districts of Rajasthan, till December 31

The state administration has also brought down the cost of COVID-19 RT-PCR test from ₹1200 to ₹800.

The number of coronavirus cases in Rajasthan has been increasing at an alarming rate with a tally of 2,70,410 confirmed cases, 27,974 active cases and 2,40,105 recoveries. In order to curtail the number of cases in the state, the authorities have imposed night curfew in 13 districts, including the state's capital city, till December 31. The administration has also brought down the cost of COVID-19 RT-PCR test from ₹1200 to ₹800, so that the citizens can get tested at an affordable price.


Night curfew in Rajasthan

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The state imposed night curfew in 13 districts of Rajasthan, inclusive of Kota, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Tonk, Bikaner, Udaipur, Ajmer, Alwar, Bhilwara, Nagore, Pali, Sikar and Ganganagar, as a measure to curb the coronavirus transmission rates. This order, starting from December 1, will be in motion till December 31 and residents will not be allowed to step out from their homes between 8 PM to 6 AM. The night curfew is not applicable on essential emergency services, factories having night shifts, medical services, IT companies and so on.

Section 144 imposed in 11 districts till December 20

The number of active cases in major districts of the state is on a steady rise, with a total of 9462 cases in Jaipur, 6059 cases in Jodhpur, 1490 cases in Kota, 963 cases in Alwar and 835 cases in Udaipur. The state also reduced the cost of RT-PCR testing in private labs from ₹1200 to ₹800 to encourage people to get themselves tested for the novel coronavirus. Further, in order to control the covid surge, Section 144 has been imposed in Jaipur, Kota, Ajmer, Jodhpur, Alwar, Bikaner, Bhilwara, Udaipur, Sikar, Pali and Nagaur, till December 20.

A message to all our readers

People are requested to follow all the standard social distancing measures and to avoid social gatherings, in wake of the ongoing pandemic. The night curfew and the reduction in the cost of RT-PCR test, will definitely help in keeping a check on the increasing number of coronavirus cases, however, we have a long way to go before the virus is pushed into oblivion.

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