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Coronavirus: Haryana reports 38 new cases, tally rises to 1,542

Faridabad reports 27 cases, Karnal 6, Rohtak 2, Bhiwani 2, Sirsa 1

Coronavirus: Haryana reports 38 new cases, tally rises to 1,542

Two junior resident doctors on COVID at Rohtak PGIMS tested positive for the deadly disease.

Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, May 29

Haryana on Friday reported 38 new cases of coronavirus, taking the state's case tally to 1,542. 

Karnal reported six cases of the contagion, taking the total in the district to 48. Two more people tested positive for coronavirus in Karnal. A 32-year-old youth of Raison village and a 42-year-old woman have tested positive. The youth had come from Gurugram. 

Two barbers, in their 20s, who work in Jawahar Market in Sadar Bazar, a young man and a woman (50) of Dupheri village have tested positive. The barbers had come from Muzaffarnagar, while the other two patients have a Maharashtra connection. 

Faridabad reported 27 new cases of the contagion, taking the total in the district to 303. Faridabad witnessed a spike in cases as it recorded 42 cases in the last two days. Two journalists have also tested positive—while one is based in Faridabad and works in Noida, the other is a photographer with a media house and resides in Ballabgarh.

Two junior resident doctors on COVID duty at Rohtak PGIMS tested positive for the deadly disease on Friday and have been quarantined. With the latest cases, Rohtak's case tally has risen to 26. 

Bhiwani reported two cases of coronavirus, taking the total in the district to 13.

Sirsa reported a case of the deadly disease, taking the total in the district to 15. A man, 31, from Ellenabad, working as bank manager at the PNB bank in Gurugram, tested positive on Thursday. He had returned to Sirsa on May 24 from Gurugram, along with his wife, daughter and mother. He was in contact with a positive case in Gurugram. His wife and mother did not contract the disease. 

On Thursday, Haryana witnessed the highest spike in COVID case as the state recorded 123 fresh cases. Out of 123 fresh cases, 74.8 per cent of cases came from Gurugram (68), Faridabad (18) and Sonepat (6). 

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