The Health Minister said that on Monday, there was a VC with Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandviya. During this, the Union Minister reviewed the preparations being made to prevent the third wave of COVID by talking to the medical ministers of all the states.
Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot (file photo).
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot had already become corona infected. Now after him his wife Sunita Gehlot has also been found to be Corona positive. CM’s son Vaibhav Gehlot has also been corona infected. Apart from this, the report of former Union Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathod has also come positive. On Sunday, 25 employees of CM Gehlot’s government residence have also come positive. On the other hand, 6095 new cases of corona have been found in the state on Monday. While 2 patients have died. With this, the active case number in the state has now gone up to 25088.
According to the Health Department, 2749 active cases have been found in the capital Jaipur on Monday. While 601 cases have been found in Jodhpur and 375 in Alwar. 273 cases have been found in Sikar and 324 in Udaipur. Health Minister Parsadi Lal Meena has appealed to the people of the state to follow the Corona guidelines. After Jaipur and Jodhpur, Alwar has become the third infected district of the state.
Government fully prepared to protect against third wave
Health Minister Parsadi Lal said that the Gehlot government is fully prepared to deal with the third wave of Corona. According to the Health Minister, 50 thousand general, 28 thousand oxygen, 6 thousand ICU beds and 1500 neeku, piku beds are available in various medical institutions of the state. There is sufficient buffer stock of thirty days of important medicines indicated by the Government of India. He said that there is definitely an increase in corona cases in the state but the death rate is very low.
He said that the state government is fully alert and alert to prevent the third wave of corona. He said that on Monday, there was a VC with Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandviya. During this, the Union Minister reviewed the preparations being made to prevent the third wave of COVID by talking to the medical ministers of all the states.
Rajasthan has been the topper in every respect
The Medical Minister informed that at present the weekly positivity rate in the state is 5.26, which is less than India’s weekly rate of 7.39 percent. He told that out of the total active cases, 19 thousand 22 are in home isolation. And the remaining 445 are admitted in hospitals. The Health Minister said that there are 529 patients of Omicron in the state. He told that out of the positive patients in the genome sequencing, about 92 percent of Omicron patients have been found. He told that about 63 thousand samples are being taken daily in the state, whose number will increase to 1 lakh in the coming days.
Meena said that from corona management to vaccination, Rajasthan has topped in every case. So far 92.6 percent of the population in the state has been given the first dose of COVID and 76 percent of these have been given the second dose. In the age group of 15 to 18 years, out of the target 46.81 lakh, 18.40 lakh have been given the first dose.
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