JAIPUR: After the city traced two positive COVID-19 cases from Ramganj, Jaipur imposed a curfew in several parts, confirmed the Additional Chief Secretary Home Rajeev Swaroop.
On Thursday, one Oman returned man tested positive for the virus while on Friday his friend was also tested positive due to coming in close contact with him. Therefore, for the safety of people of the city, curfew have been imposed in seven police station areas, said Swaroop.
He also appealed to the people to remain cautious and immediately consult a doctor if they have any symptoms. He added further that residents should not panic over daily necessities as that will be taken care of. He also asked people to stop any interstate or intrastate movement.
Borders have been sealed and the movement of labourers has been barred. I appeal that interstate and intrastate movement should be stopped. Labours accommodation and food supply shall be arranged," he added.
The man, who returned from Oman, was supposed to be in quarantine for 14 days, however, he did not follow the orders and continued meeting his friends and family. He even visited a mosque for namaz, hence, posing threat to many people's lives.
After these two new patients, the total number of positive cases for the pandemic reached 10 in Jaipur.