Rajasthan reports 9 COVID deaths, 978 fresh cases

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Jaipur, Dec 20 (PTI) Rajasthan recorded nine more fatalities due to COVID-19 on Sunday, taking the death toll in the state to 2,617, according to a health department bulletin.

The state also reported 978 new cases. The total number of people infected by COVID-19 now stands at 2,98,996 in the state and out of these 12,422 are under treatment.

As per the bulletin, 2,83,957 people have been discharged after treatment till now.

In Jaipur, the death toll from the infection is 490 till now, followed by 278 in Jodhpur, 215 in Ajmer, 165 in Bikaner, 162 in Kota, 118 in Bharatpur, 108 in Udaipur and 105 in Pali. On Sunday, Rajasthan recorded 978 new cases, including 199 in Jaipur, 110 in Jodhpur, 82 in Kota, 55 in Udaipur, 48 in Bhilwara and 40 each in Ajmer and Alwar, besides cases reported in other districts of the state. PTI AG KJ KJ