Jaipur: Amid the rising cases of COVID-19 in the state, the Ashok Gehlot led Rajasthan Government on Friday imposed night curfew in 10 cities- Ajmer, Alwar, Bhilwara, Chittorgarh, Dungarpur, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Udaipur and Abu Road till April 30. The night curfew in Ajmer, Alwar, Bhilwara, Chittorgarh, Dungarpur, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota and Abu Road will start from 8pm to 6 am whereas in Udaipur, the curfew will start from 6 pm.Also Read - Woman Beats Up Husband With Cricket Bat In Front of Son, Man Moves Court Seeking Protection | CCTV Video
On Friday, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and flagged the shortage of vaccines. Requesting the Centre for immediate supply of the doses, the Rajasthan chief minister further added that vaccines will run out of stock in the state in the next two days. Also Read - Monkeypox: Rajasthan Govt Issues Advisory For Passengers Travelling From These Countries | Full List Here
In a letter to PM Modi after a virtual meeting with him on Thursday, Gehlot said the state has, till April 7, administered 86,89,770 doses. “The present stock of vaccine in Rajasthan will finish in next two days. Therefore, it is requested that at least another 30 lakh doses of vaccine be provided to us immediately so that the momentum that we have built up can be maintained and maximum eligible beneficiaries can be vaccinated at the earliest,” he wrote. Also Read - Weather Update: Rain, Thunderstorms Likely in Parts of Rajasthan: MeT Dept
The total number of COVID-19 cases in Rajasthan surged to 3,50,317 on Thursday as 3,526 more people tested positive for the disease, while the death toll climbed to 2,886 with 20 more fatalities, according to an official report.