Man fined Rs 6,26,600 as 15 people test COVID-19 positive after attending his son’s marriage in Rajasthan!

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Updated: Jun 27, 2020 10:34 PM

As many as 15 people have tested positive for COVID-19 and one person has died due to the disease after attending the function.

Covid cases in Rajasthan.

Rajasthan coronavirus news: Bhilwada District Collector has imposed a fine of Rs 6,26,600 on a person who invited more than 50 people in his son’s marriage ceremony on June 13. As many as 15 people have tested positive for COVID-19 and one person has died due to the disease after attending the function, ANI reported.

Meanwhile, Rajasthan today reported 11 deaths and 284 cases of the coronavirus. The total number of positive cases in the state has gone up to 16,944 and death toll to 391, state government said. As per a PTI report, four deaths were reported in Jaipur, three in Jodhpur, one each in Ajmer, Bharatpur and Pali besides one death of a patient from outside the state.

Of the fresh cases in Rajasthan, Alwar reported the maximum 56, followed by Bharatpur (42). Jodhpur, Dholpur, Jaipur, Kota and Sikar reported 40, 32, 17, 16 and 12 cases respectively, the state’s official report said.

As many as 10 cases each were reported in Barmer and Churu, eight in Sirohi and five in Ajmer. A few other districts reported the rest of the cases besides four cases of patients hailing from other states. Of the total, 13,085 have been discharged and 3,186 are active cases in the state, the report said.

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