Amid infection resurge in Rajasthan, CM accords top priority to saving lives

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Jaipur, Nov 22 (PTI) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday reviewed the Covid-19 situation in the state and reminded officials of the government’s top priority to save lives and ensure strict compliance of anti-pandemic precautions by people.

“Holding an extensive meeting to review the #COVID19 situation across the state. Taking stock of the prevailing conditions & ongoing efforts to contain the virus. Our topmost priority is to save lives, provide adequate treatment & encourage people to strictly follow health protocols,” Gehlot tweeted.

“Reviewing arrangements to contain the infection, ensure compliance of decisions taken last night including that of the night curfew & also to make sure that people are not inconvenienced,” he said.

“Also gave instructions to closely monitor the containment efforts in areas where the infection rate is high & to ensure that people comply with the rule to wear masks when outside,” he said in a series of tweets.

On Saturday night, the state Cabinet decided to impose night curfew in eight districts with a high number of Covid-19 cases.

Markets, restaurants, shopping malls and other commercial establishments in the urban areas of these districts will be closed by 7 pm and night curfew will be there from 8 pm to 6 pm in 8 district headquarters of Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Bikaner, Udaipur, Ajmer, Alwar and Bhilwara. PTI SDA RAX RAX