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Lockdown in Jaipur & other Rajasthan districts may extend up to May 31 with relaxations

Rajasthan Cabinet will review the COVID-19 situation today in a virtual meeting, to finalise the extension order.

The state of Rajasthan is imploring on the possibility of extending the COVID-19 lockdown across Jaipur and other districts in a bid to prolong the dampened infection spread, awarded by the restrictions. As per reports, the administration may stretch the validity of these curbs from May 24 to May 31 to bolster healing trends across the territory. The final decision will be taken after a virtual review meeting of the cabinet today, read reports. The present lockdown restrictions are in effect since May 10 here.


Second wave mellows in Jaipur

Rajasthan administration will also award certain relaxations in the prohibitory guidelines along with the extension of the lockdown duration. This ease may be granted on the basis of the receding impact of the second swell of coronavirus in Jaipur, Jodhpur and other key districts here. The state capital recorded around 2897 recoveries on Friday, more than double of the 1251 new infections detected here.

As per available statistics, Jaipur has been supporting this trend for over a week, where the number of discharges has surged over fresh cases, effectively cutting down the active cases. At present, Jaipur is nursing around 28,689 cases. The virus growth has been further restricted at 1.1% here, arresting rampant spread.

So far, Jaipur has managed to yield 1,45,969 recoveries, the highest in Rajasthan. The death toll, on the other hand, surged to 1,699 on Friday, with 28 virus-related casualties in the last 24 hours. While the number is still high, it has been reduced considerably in the last 7 days here.

Indore's dengue tally reaches the highest in 6 years with a total of 384 cases

Around 17 new dengue cases were reported in Indore in the past 24 hours.

Indore has reported the highest dengue cases in 6 years. As per reports, around 17 fresh cases were recorded here in the past 24 hours, taking the total tally to 384 cases. According to the health department, around nine males and eight females contributed to the day's dengue count, marking the rise of an endemic in the city.

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UP to soon get a new 200-acre-wide data centre park

The new data centre will come up in Noida's Sector-28

In a bid to cultivate Uttar Pradesh's commercial landscape, the state administration has planned to develop data centre park in Noida. This structure will reportedly spread over 200 acres of land at Sector 28 of the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority and attract investments from IT industry giants in India and abroad. The plan is expected to roll out by the end of August.

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