Barmer (Rajasthan), May 10 — A many as 70 per cent of the new COVID-19 cases in Rajasthan's Barmer district are being recorded from the villages, an official informed on Wednesday.
Chief Medical Health Officer (CMHO) of Rajasthan's Barmer district BL Vishnoi said that 70 per cent of the COVID-19 cases are being recorded from the villages here and around 2,000 villagers have been tested positive for COVID-19 across the district.
"The Medical team is conducting a survey in the nearby villages. They are identifying COVID positive cases and such patients are being home isolated," Vishnoi said.
The CMHO further said that samples of the contacts of the COVID positive patients are also being collected in the villages.