Record 866 Covid-19 cases in Rajasthan, active numbers continue to surge | Jaipur News

JAIPUR: The state reported the highest single-day spike of 866 Covid cases on Wednesday which pushed its overall tally to 26,437. Six persons died during the day which took the toll to 530. On July 7, the state had recorded 716 cases, the second-highest spike so far.
In the first 15 days of July, the state has reported 8,423 new infections, which accounts for 32% of the total infections reported in the state since first case was reported on March 3. Besides, in the last one week (July 8 to July 15), the number of new infections has grown by an average of 2% every day.
With cases rapidly increasing in the state, the recovery rate has slipped down below 75% as active cases increased to 24%. Since July 4, active cases have been touching new high every day. On Wednesday too, it touched a new high of 6,405.
In the past 12 days, the state reported 7,385 new infections with an average of 615 cases per day. On Tuesday, the active cases in Rajasthan were at 5,878, up from 5,788 (Monday), 5,779 (Sunday), 5,376 (Saturday), 5,057 (Friday) and 5,002 on Thursday.

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