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.
Total persons under surveillance-58,467
Currently under surveillance-19,815
Persons completing surveillance-36,652
Samples taken for testing-1,08,031
Gurugram 405 3
Faridabad 276 7
Sonepat 180 1
Panipat 60 3
Ambala 47 2
Karnal 42 1
Jind 27 1
Rohtak 24 1
Charkhi Dadri 8
Foreign returnees 21
Total 1,504 19
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