Haryana on Monday continued to battle a surge in infections with 265 new cases of novel coronavirus, raising the total of infected cases to 2,356. Of the 265 new cases reported on Monday, 129 are from Gurugram alone. Sirsa accounted for 28 cases, the second highest district of the State followed by 25 new cases in Faridabad.
Only seven patients recovered from various hospitals of the State over the last 24 hours on Monday.The State has a recovery rate of 44.78 per cent, fatality rate at 0.89 per cent while tests per million being conducted are 4,804. The doubling rate in the State is eight days. As per the bulletin, 21 deaths have been reported so far in the State. With 1,055 people cured and discharged from the hospitals, there are 1,280 active Covid-19 cases in Haryana now.
Gurugram reported 129 new cases, taking the total in the district to 903. Faridabad reported 25 new case, taking the total in the district to 392. Sonepat reported 13 cases, taking tally to 212. Jhajjar reported four, taking total to 101.
Two more corona virus cases reported in Nuh, taking total to 72. Palwal reported 11 more cases, taking the tally to 70. Two more cases reported in Jind, taking total to 29. Sirsa reported 28 more cases, taking count to 43. Four more cases have been reported in Fatehabad, taking total to 19. Five more cases reported in Bhiwani, talking total to 38. 14 more cases have been reported in Rohtak, taking total to 45.
13 more corona virus cases reported in Hisar, taking total to 53. Kaithal reported 11 more cases, taking the tally to 29. Four more cases reported in Kurukshetra, taking total to 35.
According to officials, a total of seven Covid patients were discharged from various districts including three in Palwal, two in Panipat and two in Sirsa.
FOUR FRESH CASES IN CHANDIGARH
Four fresh cases of Covid-19 were reported from Bapu Dham colony, taking the total tally to 297 in Chandigarh. The active cases in the city stood at 79 while the cured patients are 214 till Monday evening.
Also, 15 residents of Bapu Dham colony (BDC) were declared cured and discharged from PGIMER.
“Four new positive cases have been reported from BDC on Monday. These include 19 years old female,18 years old female and 42 years old male. They are all family contacts of the positive case reported a day before,” stated the Chandigarh Health Department’s evening bulletin.
“The fourth case is of a 28 years old female resident of Bapu Dham colony. She had delivered a baby on May 31 at Civil Hospital Manimajra. She is a community contact of already positive case in the same locality. All her 10 family contacts have been sampled,” the bulletin stated.
With four more cases, the BDC, a containment zone has till now reported 222 positive persons. The city has so far reported four coronavirus related deaths.
Till now, 4816 samples have been tested in the city.
COVID-19 TALLY IN HIMACHAL RISES TO 339
The number of coronavirus cases in Himachal Pradesh on Monday rose to 339 as seven more people tested positive for the disease, officials said.
Three fresh cases were reported from Chamba, two from Solan and one each from Hamirpur and Mandi, Special Secretary (Health) Nipun Jindal said.
Most of them had recently returned from Tamil Nadu, Mumbai and Delhi, the officials said.
In Chamba, two men, aged 27 and 29 years, had a travel history to Tamil Nadu whereas an 18-year-old man had returned from Delhi on May 30, Deputy Commissioner Vivek Bhatia said. The number of active cases in the state now stands at 213 and fatalities at six. A total of 120 Covid-19 patients have recovered.
Hamirpur has the highest number of active cases at 81, followed by 54 in Kangra, 20 in Solan, 18 in Una, 12 in Chamba, 11 in Bilaspur, seven each in Shimla and Mandi, two in Sirmaur and one in Kullu.