Couple with Spain travel history tests positive in Jaipur

Jaipur, March 20 (IANS) A couple in Rajasthan, with travel history of Spain, has tested positive for coronavirus here.

Both 30-years-old returned to Delhi from Spain via Dubai on Tuesday and reached Jaipur by taxi early on Wednesday.

After one hour stay at a hotel, they were moved to Sawai Man Singh hospital at 4 a.m. and kept in isolation there.

The hotel floor and rooms have been sealed, contacts have been identified. Two drivers and four hotel staff have been kept in home isolation. They have no symptoms as of now, said Additional Chief Secretary Rohit Kumar Singh.

Singh issued necessary orders for prevention of infection of coronavirus using the powers conferred in Rajasthan Epidemic Disease Act.

He instructed to provide sanitisation facility to every bank’s ATM machine located in the state, and ensure deployment of 24-hour guards, who should ensure that each person’s hands are sanitised before and after using the ATM.

He further said that sanitisation task should be accomplished by the guard in front of the CCTV camera and video footage of it should be kept safe.

The ATM site should be disinfected using 1 per cent sodium hypochlorite solution daily, he said.

Also, all clubs, pubs, discos, night clubs, bars, hostels and government and private libraries, etc. in the state has been shut till March 31.



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