No exemption under Lockdown 4.0 in Udaipur

Lockdown 4.0 has been implemented across the country from Monday, in which the Ministry of Home Affairs has extended the scope of the exemptions in the Green and Orange zones.

However, with Udaipur city being declared as a Containment Zone, no relaxation has been given to the city. Only essential services and activities are allowed.

The administration has banned the movement of people in the city while curfew has been imposed in most of the localities.

After the increase in the COVID-19 cases, Udaipur Administration has declared the municipal area of Udaipur as Containment Zone.

Further, as per the guidelines issued by MHA, Containment Zones have not been given any relaxation under lockdown 4.0.

Therefore, all the restrictions will remain in place in the Udaipur Municipal Corporation boundary. The administration, after review, will decide the waiver.

It is noteworthy that due to the rapidly increasing cases of Corona, the administration declared the city as a Containment Zone on 8 May. The Udaipur Municipal Corporation area was included in this order, not the industrial area of Udaipur.

Soon after the declaration of the Containment Zone, the administration revoked all the earlier relaxations including the movement of people between 7 am to 7 pm, electric repair shops, workshops and garage etc.


Corona Explosion in Udaipur: 58 New Positive

Among the people who came in contact with the infected home guard from Kanji Ka Hata area in Udaipur, 58 were reported positive for COVID-19 on Friday afternoon.

Health Department is on its toes for screening and sampling in the area and close contacts.

All the positive cases were reported after the department did sampling in UIT and Kanji Ka Hata. Out of these, maximum cases are from Kanji Ka Hata area.

This sudden explosion of the disease has set a feeling of dread in the air.

The administration had already imposed a curfew in the area immediately after the first positive case was reported.

With the increasing number of cases, the possibility of Udaipur falling under the Red Zone is getting higher. However, the district administration has not yet issued any orders or directives in this regard.


Corona cases in Udaipur reaches 20

The city has been recording an increasing number of positive cases again in the last 2 days. After the 30-year-old home guard was tested positive for COVID 19 in the late-night hours yesterday, 4 other contacts of the infected have tested positive taking the total number of corona infected cases in Udaipur to 20.

The 4 close contacts who tested positive include the primary infected’s mother, wife, cousin and neighbour.

The home guard, his father and the other 11 members of the family were admitted in the MB Hospital immediately after the home guard’s report came positive.

All the patient are residents of Kanji Ka Hata, near Kalaji Goraji in Udaipur. The case has raised an alarm in the Home Guard and Police department. Police and the health department officials are on their toes following up on the 20 positive cases in Udaipur.

Udaipur Administration has imposed curfew in Surajpol area.


Udaipur Administration Issues Directives for Lockdown 3

Concessions followed by Restrictions.
Section 144 to remain in effect till May 17 midnight.

As the state prepared for the third phase of the ongoing lockdown, the local administrations drafted their own rules, mostly in line with federal guidelines giving area-specific relaxations in a graded approach to bring back normalcy.

Udaipur District Collector, Ms Anandhi, laid down a list of guidelines to be followed during the extended lockdown till May 17 as per directives of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and the state government.

The collector informed that section 144 will remain applicable in the district till midnight of 17 May. Under this, no more than 5 persons can gather in one place in the entire border area of ​​Udaipur district.

Here are the important guidelines to be followed:

Industries in the RICCO area have now been allowed to operate. Besides, packaging material units and production units that require continuous processing and their supply chain also have the permission to be functional.

Construction work in the rural areas is permissible.

Private offices in both rural and urban areas have been allowed to work with 33 per cent staff.

Barbershops, spas and salons are not allowed to open.

People will be allowed to move between 7 am to 7 pm for individually permitted work. Movement of individuals, for all non-essential activities, shall remain strictly prohibited between 7 pm to 7 am.

For commuting on a four-wheeler, only 3 people including the driver will be allowed. While only one rider will be allowed on a two-wheeler.

As per the order, all schools, colleges, educational and coaching institutes will remain closed. These will have to continue with the online teaching system.

Hospitality services, cinema halls, shopping malls, gymnasiums, sports complexes, swimming pools, amusement parks, bars, auditoriums and assembly halls, and similar places will remain closed. In the same line, Gulab Bagh, Sajjangarh, Saheliyon Ki Badi, Fatehsagar will also remain closed.

All the social, political, sports, entertainment, cultural, religious programs and other ceremonies along with all the religious places of worship will remain closed to the public. All religious gatherings will be completely banned.

Pregnant women, people above 65 years of age, and children below 10 years of age must remain inside.

Wearing face masks will be compulsory in all public places. Shopkeepers will have to refuse to sell goods to a person not wearing a mask.

People will have to follow social distancing guidelines.

The wedding and related ceremonies will have to ensure social distancing and will not be allowed a gathering of more than 50 people.

At funerals, not more than 20 persons will be allowed.

Spitting in public places will be punishable with fine and ban on the sale of tobacco, gutka, etc. Due to the non-essential category of shops selling liquor, the time has been set till 7 pm. Consumption of alcohol in public places will be strictly prohibited.

It will be mandatory to wear a face mask at all the worksites. The person in charge of all workplaces will have to ensure social distancing, both in the workplace and in-company transport.

Organisations will have to ensure adequate availability of handwash and sanitizer at the work sites.

Use of Arogya Setu App will be mandatory for all the employees and the director of the organization will be responsible for ensuring its compliance.

The order will remain in effect till midnight of 17 May 2020 and the person who disobey or violate the prohibition can be prosecuted under Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code.

The collector informed that in the police station area Sukher, Savina, Hiran Magri (excluding the industrial area) are exempted from the above relaxation. The present situation will continue till further orders.


उदयपुर में बढ़ रही कोरोना मरीजों की संख्या

उदयपुर के सवीना इलाके में किराना दूकान चलाने वाली महिला के पॉजिटिव आने के बाद परिवार के सभी सदस्य कोरोना पॉजिटिव पाए गए। इस बात की पुष्टि होते ही उदयपुर प्रशासन ने कॉन्टेक्ट ट्रेसिंग कर 100 से ज्यादा लोगों की सूची तैयार कर स्क्रीनिंग की प्रक्रिया प्रारम्भ कर दी है।

चूँकि यह महिला नियमित किराणा की दुकान संचालित कर रही थी जिसके चलते क्षेत्र में कम्युनिटी स्प्रेड का खतरा मंडराने लग गया है इसलिए प्रशासन ने 5 किमी के दायरे में आने वाले घरो में भी थर्मल स्क्रीनिंग शुरू कर दी है।

सवीना में शिल्पनगर स्थित भगवान किराणा स्टोर चलाने वाली महिला के पति, उसकी दो बेटियां, महिला की सास और महिला की बहन भी कोरोना से पॉजिटिव पाए गए है।

प्रशासन ने लोगों से तथा संपर्क में आये सभी परिजनों से अपील की है की पॉजिटिव पाए गए मरीज़ो के सम्पर्क में आए सभी लोग आगे आकर खुद अपनी जाँच करवाए जिससे संक्रमण को और अधिक फैलने से रोका जा सके।

प्रशासन ने कहा है की सभी लोग सीएमएचओ डॉ दिनेश खराड़ी के मोबाईल नंबर +91-9116003775 पर व्हाट्सऍप मेसेज कर संक्रमितों से अपने संपर्क में आने की जानकारी दे सकतें है जिसके बाद चिकित्सा विभाग स्वयं उनसे सम्पर्क कर जांच करवाएगा।


Udaipur in Red Zone: Curfew imposed in various area

City encountered 3 new positive cases in the last two days after a cancer patient from Gariyawas reported positive for Coronavirus on Tuesday evening.

A 48-year-old lady who is a resident of Gariyawas area tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday. A cancer patient, the lady had visited the MB Hospital for her treatment. After which she developed symptoms for coronavirus and was tested positive for COVID-19 in the report which was out on Tuesday evening.

Before this, a nurse from MB Hospital and one RAC Jawan from Salumber was tested positive on Monday. The police administration has imposed curfew with a strict lockdown in New Bhupalpura, Sub City Center and Gariyawas areas. Mandi area will also be affected.

And with these new cases, Udaipur, which was in Orange Zone earlier, has been marked as Red Zone now.

Screening of the close contacts including her husband, a tenant and 8 members of the household has begun and they will then be transferred to quarantine. Her husband works at the Savina Sabzi Mandi and therefore the Mandi will remain closed for a day.

Udaipur police team has imposed curfew as per the procedural parameters and 1km and 3km radius methodology of imposing a curfew and strict lockdown are being followed.


COVID-19 Treatment in the city will be divided into 3 categories

To manage the increasing number of patients of COVID-19, Udaipur City Administration has divided the treatment into three categories – Dedicated Hospital – Care Unit – Health Care Center

MB Hospital will become Dedicated COVID-19 Hospital, ESIC Hospital will be made into Corona Care Unit while Sharma Hospital located at Bhuwana will be prepared as a COVID Care Health Center.

MB Hospital will have about seven hundred and fifty beds available for COVID-19 treatment, while the Corona Ward will continue the treatment for coronavirus the way it has been doing on a regular basis.

Dedicated Hospital – MB Hospital

The Dedicated Hospital will have the following arrangements:

  • Ground Floor – OPD
  • First Floor – Corona Suspect and Stable Cases
  • Second Floor – Corona Suspect Tested Negative
  • Third Floor – Corona Positive and Step Down
  • Fourth Floor Block 1 – Serious Patients
  • Fourth Floor Block 2 – Serious Positive Patients
  • Fourth Block 3 – ICU

Besides, the ILI block will also be used for the treatment of COVID-19

Corona Care Unit – ESIC Hospital

Udaipur’s ESIC Hospital located at Chitrakoot Nagar is now being developed as a Corona Care Unit. The hospital will cater to the patients who are positive and yet asymptomatic. These include the patients who do not show any symptom of illness.

The hospital will be equipped with around 200 to 250 beds. The staff quarters in all six wings of the hospital will be used to keep the patients. Every room will have 2 patients so as to follow the social distancing protocol.

Patients will be provided with TV facility to keep them entertained during their quarantine period. A team of doctors and nursing workers will be available round the clock with a separate staff for each wing.

COVID Care Health Center – Sharma Hospital

The Sharma Hospital Bhuwana is being considered as a COVID Care Health Center. The hospital will cater to patients who need oxygen.

Although it is proposed, some other hospital may also be acquired instead.

Administration along with the Health Department is making all the necessary preparations to lessen the burden of patients on one hospital. The Health Department is engaged in making the arrangements as per the new guidelines.


Udaipur COVID19 Update: 40 samples tested and all were negative

Udaipur Collector, Anandhi, in her message to Udaipur on 3rd April, has asked the citizen not to panic.

She informed that 18 people from the family of the 15-year-old infected boy were tested for coronavirus. Out of them, 3 were found positive. One of the positive patients is a nurse in the swine flu ward of the MB Hospital. After which, samples of all those who came in direct contact with the nurse have also been collected. The reports will be out in due course.

In the last couple of days, a total of 40 samples were tested and none were found to be positive.

The administration has imposed curfew in the nearby area of the residence of the infected 15-year-old boy on the evening of 2nd April. The decision was made immediately after the report of the boy was confirmed to be positive.

Udaipur SP Kailash Chand Bishnoi said that imposing curfew was essential to ensure the safety of others. He has requested the people to respect the decision of the administration and adhere to the rules and regulations set up around the lockdown.

Besides, the Udaipur Administration is taking the necessary steps to distribute essential items to the families after the imposition of curfew in the Ambamata and the nearby areas.

Milk and vegetables will be distributed on a regular basis and groceries will be distributed every alternate day. Administrations is assuring that all the items will reach the area before 9AM every morning.


उदयपुर के तीन और लोगों के कोरोना पोज़िटिव होने की पुष्टि

मल्लातलाई के 15 वर्षीय किशोर के कल कोरोना पोज़िटिव होने के बाद, उसी के परिवार के तीन अन्य सदस्यों के कोरोना पोज़िटिव होने की पुष्टि हुई है। सभी लोग उदयपुर के एमबी अस्पताल में भर्ती हैं।

उल्लेखनीयहै की उदयपुर के मल्लातलाई में गुरुवार को 15 साल का बच्चा कोरोना संक्रमित पाया गया। बच्चा अपने परिवार समेत कुछ दिनों पहले ही इन्दौर से लौटा था और तभी से पूरे परिवार को क्वॉरेंटाईन कर रखा था।

गुरुवार को बच्चे के कोरोना पॉज़िटिव होने की पुख्ती होने पर जिला कलक्टर आनंदी ने कफ्र्यू लगाने के आदेश जारी किए। आदेश के तहत उदयपुर के मल्लातलाई, रज्जा कॉलोनी, मस्तान बाबा क्षेत्र, रानी रोड, ओटीसी कॉलोनी, अम्बामाता स्कीम, अलकापुरी, एकलव्य कॉलोनी, हरिदास जी की मगरी, सज्जनगर, रामपुरा चौराहा, यादव कॉलोनी, अम्बावगढ, ब्रहमपोल, जाड़ागणेशजी रोड तथा अन्य इलाको में कर्फ्यू लगा दिया गया।

संक्रमित परिवार पहले से क्वारेंटाईन होने से संक्रमण का ख़तरा कम है। फिर भी सभी से अपील है की अपने घरों में रहें, सुरक्षित रहें!


16 coronavirus samples tested and found negative in Udaipur

When the entire country in under complete lockdown, Udaipur Administration is doing its best to fight the deadly coronavirus from spreading further in the city. The lockdown is being practised in the city effectively and sincerely to a fair extent.

Apart from a few instances of panic and rush, the day-1 of complete lockdown went by well.

As per the latest reports from the MB Hospital as on March 26, 16 samples were tested in Udaipur and none of them came out to be positive for coronavirus. All the patients whose blood samples were tested have been discharged from the hospital. They have been instructed to stay in isolation. A Rapid Action Team formed to deal with coronavirus will be monitoring them for the next few days.

Out of the 16 patients tested in Udaipur, 9 are from Sirohi, 1 is from Rajsamand, 1 from Pratapgarh and one was from Udaipur. All of them will have to be home quarantined for 14 days and then will be under surveillance for another 14 days.

The Chief Medical Health Officer (CMHO) at the MB Hospital, Dr Dinesh Kharade informed that 269 people who were in contact with the suspects are also being monitored. Besides, another 297 cases are under surveillance.

The Medical Officer also informed that the Primary Health Centre (PHC) and Community Health Centre (CHC) and the Child and Women Speciality Centres at MB Hospital will be operational from 9 AM to 3PM.