Haryana on Thursday reported 2,122 Covid-19 fresh cases, taking the total tally to 2,26,611 and 25 new fatalities were recorded in the last 24 hours, taking the total count to 2,316.
Of the 25 deaths, five were reported from worst-hit Faridabad district while three each in Hisar, Jhajjar, Rohtak and two each in Gurugram, Rewari, Panchkula, Kurukshetra, Jind and one in Karnal, according to the State health department's daily bulletin.
On November 25, November 24 and November 18, Haryana had reported 42, 33 and 30 coronavirus deaths respectively.
The districts which reported a huge spike in cases include Gurugram (698), Faridabad (457), Sonepat (101), Panipat (95), Rohtak (94), Rewari (93). At present, there are 20,778 active cases, positivity rate in the state is 6.80 per cent, while the recovery rate is 89.81 per cent. There were 429 critical patients, including 372 on oxygen support and 57 on ventilators.
4 DEATHS, 116 FRESH CASES IN CHANDIGARH
The UT of Chandigarh reported 4 deaths and 116 fresh cases which took the tally to over 17,000-mark in the city. While the cases stood at 17051, the death toll reached 270, stated Chandigarh Health Department’s evening bulletin.
The cumulative mortality rate stands at 1.58 percent while the daily mortality rate was recorded at a high 3.4 percent on Thursday.
There were 1169 active cases till the evening. 80 patients have recovered in the past 24 hours pushing the total number of recoveries to 15612. The recovery rate was recorded at 91.5 per cent while the active ratio of cases was recorded at 6.8 perc ent which means for every 100 confirmed cases, 6 are currently infected in the city. The average growth rate of infection was recorded at 0.7 per cent. 1,37,442 samples have so far been tested in the city. A total of 1,566 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours.
Meanwhile, to stem the spread of infection, the UT Administration has notified nine new micro-containment zones in the city.
“Part of Sectors 15, 20, 37, 38, 40, 42, 45, 46 and 51 have been notified as micro-containment,” stated an order issued by Manoj Parida, Adviser to Administrator.