Jodhpur beats Jaipur in Covid tests | Jaipur News


JAIPUR: Jodhpur is conducting Covid testing more aggressively that Jaipur.
Till date, 1.28 lakh people have been tested for the virus in Jodhpur in comparison to 1.05 lakh people in the capital district. As far as deaths are concerned, 152 people have died to the ailment in Jaipur compared to 37 in Jodhpur.
From May 1 to 4, Jaipur tested 5,800 people while Jodhpur tested 3,575. Between June 21 and 24, Jaipur had tested 5,183 people while 6,728 had been tested in Jodhpur.
“We have done aggressive testing in the district. Also, for preventing mortalities, we have conducted Mission Life Saving for identifying vulnerable category. We keep monitoring their health,” said Dr Balwant Manda, chief medical health officer (CMHO) Jodhpur.
However, in Jaipur majority of the testing has been done in the city areas. “We have conducted more than 1 lakh tests in Jaipur,” said Dr Narrottam Sharma, chief medical health officer (Jaipur -I).
The health department is now focussing more on preventing Covid-19 deaths.

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