29 fresh COVID-19 cases in Raj, total stands at 2,393

29 fresh COVID-19 cases in Rajasthan, total stands at 2,393

Migrants board a bus to their native villages, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Jodhpur. (PTI Photo)

Rajasthan recorded 29 fresh coronavirus cases on Wednesday, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases to 2,393 in the state, an official said.

The state has so far witnessed 52 deaths due to the virus, with Jaipur accounting for 27 deaths.

"As many as 29 fresh cases have been reported in five districts of the state, including 11 in Ajmer," Additional Chief Secretary (Health) Rohit Kumar Singh said.

For latest updates on coronavirus outbreak, click here

Singh said besides Ajmer, eight in Jaipur, five in Chittorgarh and one case each in Banswara, Dholpur, Tonk, Jodhpur and Udaipur has been recorded.  

A total of 2,393 cases of the virus have been reported in the state so far.

He said so far 781 patients have tested negative for the infection after treatment, of which 584 have been discharged from hospitals.

Coronavirus state-wise India update: Total number of confirmed cases, deaths on April 29

Jaipur has reported the highest 867 positive cases followed by 401 in Jodhpur.

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Rajasthan includes two Italian citizens and 61 people brought from Iran, who have been put up in Army health centres in Jodhpur and Jaisalmer.

The entire state is under lockdown since March 22 and a massive survey and screening is underway to track the people infected with the virus. 

Get a round-up of the day's top stories in your inbox

Check out all newsletters

Get a round-up of the day's top stories in your inbox