Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, June 30
With four more deaths and 338 fresh cases, including four doctors and five other health staff of a private hospital, the cumulative Covid-positive tally reached 14,548 on Tuesday.
The deaths were reported from Gurugram (1), Faridabad (2) and Palwal (1). So far, 236 people have lost their lives to Covid with fatality rate of 1.62 per cent.
A 55-year old man from Rajiv Nagar and 78-year-old man from Sector 21-D were among the casualties in Faridabad. Covid infection combined with comorbidities was claimed to be the main reason behind their deaths.
The fresh cases were reported from Faridabad (143), Gurugram (87), Rohtak (28), Karnal (20), Kaithal (11), Jhajjar (8), Kurukshetra (8), Palwal (7), Jind (6), Panipat (5), Hisar (4), Rewari (3), Sirsa (3), Mahendragarh (2), Nuh (1), Panchkula (1) and Yamunanagar (1). Faridabad and Gurugram alone contributed 68 per cent of the cases today.
The localities from where the fresh cases were reported during the past 24 hours included Ballabgarh, Old Faridabad, AC Nagar, Dabua Colony, Sanjay Colony, Jawahar Colony, Kheri Kalan village, Sector-3, Sector-19, Sector-23, Sector-15, Sector-16, Sector-35, Chawla Colony, Tilpat and Ajji Colony.
Four doctors, five staff nurses and health workers of a private hospital tested positive in Karnal.
A 33-year-old woman in Sismore village who had returned from Samana in Punjab and a 50-year-old woman of Pundri who had returned from Patiala were among the positive cases in Kaithal.
A 37-year-old man from Ladwa was among the positive cases in Kurukshetra.
Six more people tested positive for Covid in Panipat.
Total persons under surveillance-1,03,669
Currently under surveillance-44,766
Persons completing surveillance-58,903
Samples taken for testing-2,64,203
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