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COVID-19: Haryana reports 123 new cases as state tally rises to 1,504

Home Minister Anil Vij orders sealing of state's borders with Delhi

COVID-19: Haryana reports 123 new cases as state tally rises to 1,504

Karnal reported the five new cases of the deadly disease, taking the total in the district to 42.

Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, May 28

On a day when Haryana witnessed the highest spike in COVID-19 cases, Home Minister Anil Vij once again ordered sealing of state’s borders with Delhi.

The state recorded 123 cases in the last 24 hours, which took the state’s tally to 1,504 today.

Out of 123 fresh cases, 74.8 per cent cases alone came from Gurgram (68), Faridabad (18) and Sonepat (6).

Earlier, 94 cases were registered on May 26.

“I have written to Additional Chief Secretary Home Vijai Vardhan to seal the state’s borders with Delhi as for the past few days, the number of cases are coming from Gurugam, Faridabad, Sonepat and Jhajjar,” said Vij.  

He added that only essential service providers would be allowed as per the court’s orders.

The fresh cases were also reported from Karnal (5), Rohtak (5), Kurukshetra (5), Hisar (4), Kaithal (4), Sirsa (3), Fatehabad (2), Yamunanagar (1), Charkhi Dadri (1) and Panipat (1).  

Meanwhile, 43 people got discharged today taking the tally of recovered cases to 881.

In Faridabad, four members of a family of a 35-year-old ANM posted in New Delhi tested positive including her husband (40) and two sons, aged 9 months and 12 years respectively.

A 40-year-old labourer from a slum cluster, 39-year-old resident of sector 55, with history of travel to Delhi, 38-year-old male from Baselva colony, 40-year-old worker at Dabua Subzi Mandi, 34-year-old man from Mewla Maharajpur village and 25-year-old AC mechanic were among those found positive today.

Besides these, a 54-year-old lady from sector 18 and three employees of a company got confirmed for Covid.

In Sonepat, a 36-year-old woman of Jawahar Nagar, who is working as nursing officer of LNJP hospital in Delhi, girl of Pabsara village of Rai block, 29-year-old youth of Jakholi main market, 80-year-old man of Bahalgarh and a resident of Model Town, who have a shoe showroom in Karol Bagh in Delhi, tested positive.

Five persons, including a man of Bhaisru Khurd village suffering from cancer and undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Delhi, a medical representative and his mother of Kacha Beri Road, a youth of Chawla Colony and an ANM posted at Meham government hospital, found positive for Covid in Rohtak.

In Karnal, five persons including a marketing executive (28) in a company, a painter and an 80-year-old woman tested positive today.

Of these five, three had travel history from Delhi, while the remaining two had Panipat connection.

Among the fresh cases in Kurukshetra, there is a 48-year-old man of Sector 30, who returned from Delhi, 30-year-old man, who is a multipurpose health worker and was on duty in the Adhoni village where a woman was tested positive, 27-year-old youth of Adhoni village, who returned from Chennai, and 37-year-old man from Jhansa village, who returned from Rajasthan. Also, a 22-year-old youth, resident of Barot village of Ladwa Block, was confirmed for Covid.

Among fresh cases in Hisar, there are three family members of Umra village, including two males and one woman who had come from Mumbai.

A 26-year-old woman, who is married in Delhi and had come to her brother’s house in Atma Puri Colony of Old Hamida area in Yamunanagar on May 25, tested positive.

In Panipat, a 40-year-old person of Bapoli village tested positive on Thursday, taking tally to 60 positive cases in the district.

State tracker

Total persons under surveillance-58,467

Currently under surveillance-19,815

Persons completing surveillance-36,652

Samples taken for testing-1,08,031

Negative samples-1,02,260

Results awaited-4,267

Positive Cases-1,504

Deaths-19

Cured-881

District-wise tracker

District-wise data

Gurugram            405                  3

Faridabad           276                       7

Sonepat             180                       1

Jhajjar              97

Nuh                 66

Panipat             60                        3

Ambala                47                       2

Palwal                51

Karnal                42                          1

Jind                    27                              1

Panchkula             25

Mahendragarh            36

Hisar                    26

Kurukshetra            26

Rohtak                  24                             1

Rewari                   18

Sirsa                     14

Fatehabad                 11

Yamunanagar               9

Bhiwani                   11

Charkhi Dadri              8

Kaithal                 10

Italian                14

Foreign returnees      21

Total               1,504                             19

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