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.