Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot Corona positive
Isolated at home, infected for the second time; Said - get the people in contact checked Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has also become Corona positive. Gehlot was also infected in the second wave of Corona. He has given information about corona infection by tweeting. He has also received both doses of the vaccine. Earlier, his son Vaibhav Gehlot also came positive on Wednesday.
Gehlot told that on Thursday evening itself, I had done the Kovid test, it has come positive. The Chief Minister has very mild symptoms. According to sources, he has been isolated at home. He has advised people who came in contact to get corona test done.
Gehlot had addressed the press conference at the State Congress Committee office on Thursday afternoon itself. Here, the Investment Summit Rajasthan has been postponed due to the increasing case. The summit was proposed to be held at JECC Convention Center in Sitapura on January 24 and 25 in Jaipur. In this summit, many businessmen from the country and abroad were coming to invest thousands of crores.
Now the new date of the summit will be announced only after the situation of Kovid improves. Sources said that Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has given instructions to postpone the summit. At the same time, if we look at the report of 5 days in Rajasthan, 65 percent of testing has increased in the state, but the number of cases has increased by 800 percent.
The situation in Rajasthan has become such that now every 10 minutes 13 patients are getting positive. As of December 31, the positivity rate was 0.60 percent, it has now increased to 3.33 percent. Rajasthan Personnel Department Secretary Hemant Gera, while issuing an order on Wednesday, has directed to register 50 percent attendance of employees in all government offices in Jaipur.
This order has been issued under the guidelines of the Home Department. After the new orders, now 50 percent of the employees will work from home. According to the Medical Health Department, on December 31, about 34 thousand people were tested in the whole of Rajasthan, then a total of 208 positive cases were found in the state. On January 5, when the number of testing increased to 56,600, the number of infected cases has now increased to 1883.
The fastest-growing cases in Rajasthan are in the capital Jaipur. According to experts, community spread has started here. Here the infection rate was 2.17 percent on December 31, it has now increased to 9.29. On December 31, 4520 people were tested in Jaipur, out of which 98 reports came out positive. At the same time, till January 5, the testing increased by more than two and a half times to 12,244 and now the reports of 1138 people have come out positive.
On January 5, the infection rate in Jodhpur was around 7 percent. In view of this, the government issued separate guidelines for both cities late on Wednesday night. Apart from Jaipur, now the speed of infection is increasing rapidly in Jodhpur, Kota, Ajmer, Alwar, Pratapgarh, Sikar, Ganganagar as well.
On January 5, 13 out of 33 districts of Rajasthan were such where the infection rate was more than 1 percent. Even though the third wave of the corona has knocked in the state, but still there are 5 districts in the state, which are left out of corona.
Not a single case has been found in these districts for the last few days. It includes Jaisalmer, Jalore, Rajsamand, Bundi, and Baran districts. There is not a single active case in these districts.