Haryana roundup

Haryana reports biggest spike yet, records 265 new cases

Gurugram accounts for more than half of new cases; Faridabad reports another death

Haryana reports biggest spike yet, records 265 new cases

With 129 new COVID-19 infections, Gurugram alone accounted half of the Monday’s reported cases.

Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, June 1

Haryana reported 265 new COVID-19 cases and one new death in a span of 24 hours---the largest increase in coronavirus cases the state has seen so far, officials said.

With 129 new COVID-19 infections, Gurugram alone accounted half of the Monday’s reported cases.

Sirsa (28), Faridabad (25), Rohtak (14), Sonipat (13), Hisar (13), Kaithal (11), Palwal (11), Bhiwani (5) Jhajjar (4), Fatehbad (4), Kurukshetra (4) Nuh (2) and Jind (2) made up the rest of Monday’s count for Haryana.

Monday’s development took Haryana’s total coronavirus infection tally to 2,356.

 The state also reported one more death. A 62-year-old man who had a history of cardiac problems died in ESIC Hospital in Gurugram. He was admitted to the hospital a week ago after he showed symptoms.

Gurugram accounts for 38 per cent of the state’s cases.

The district-wise breakup of Haryana’s COVID-19 cases is as follows: Gurugram (903), Faridabad (392), Sonepat (212), Jhajjar (101), Nuh (72), Palwal (70), Panipat (62), Ambala (54), Hisar (53), Karnal (52), Rohtak (45), Sirsa (43), Narnaul (41), Bhiwani (38), Kurukshetra (35), Kaithal (29), Jind (29), Panchkula (26), Rewari (23) Fatehbad (19), Chakri Dadri (13) and Yanunanagar (9).    

Four districts---Gurugram, Faridabad, Sonepat and Jhajjar---account for 68 per cent of the state’s cases.

About 44 per cent of Haryana’s COVID-19 patients have recovered already. The state has 1,280 active cases.

The state has so far officially recorded 21 deaths.

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