Coronavirus outbreak: Rajasthan bans all 50-plus gathering in public places till March 31, says official

The Rajasthan government on Tuesday banned all gatherings at public places exceeding 50 people till March 31 to fight the coronavirus outbreak, said an official statement.

The ban was imposed as per directions of Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot who decided to resort to the precautionary measure after a high-level meeting on late Monday night to take stock of the situation, the statement added.

Those present in the meeting included Medical and Health Minister Raghu Sharma, Minister of State for Medical and Health Subhash Garg, Chief Secretary D B Gupta, Additional Chief Secretary (Health) Rohit Kumar Singh, Secretary (Medical Education) Vaibhav Galaria and other officials.

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