Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, May 27
In yet another day of a major spike in Covid cases, 76 cases were reported in the past 24 hours, taking Haryana’s tally to 1,381.
The fresh cases came from Gurugram (20), Faridabad (25), Sonepat (11), Palwal (8), Jhajjar (4), Karnal (1), Sirsa (1), Rohtak (3) and Mahendragarh (3). Over 73 per cent fresh cases have come from Gurugram, Faridabad and Sonepat.
Meanwhile, 14 patients were discharged today taking the tally of cured cases to 838. The recovery rate fell to 60.68 per cent due to rising cases.
The new cases in Faridabad included eight female patients aged between nine and 73 years, hailing from various localities in the district and over a dozen male patients. The new cases included a 45-year-old male, 60-year-old male from Sector 49, 47-year-old man from Sector 88, 48-year-old resident from Bhood colony, who is a manager at a private company, 34-year-old employee working at Gurugram but residing in Sector 48 and 53-year-old male from Baad Mohalla, who has a history of paralysis.
A nine-year-old girl from Parvatiya colony and 73-year-old woman from NIT and three members from her family — her son, daughter-in-law and granddaughter aged 23 years — have also been found positive. While five cases are from Surajkund area, one is an NRI presently staying at Rajhans hotel in Surajkund. Four members of a family residing in Greenfield colony are also additions to the list of new cases.
Among the fresh cases in Sonepat included a husband and wife, aged 27 and 25 years respectively, from Saini Chaupal Kadirpur, 37-year-old Haryana Police Head constable, 35-year-old staff nurse, 20-year-old woman and 15-year-old youth of Kundli village, 42-year-old and 32-year-old residents of Firozpur Banagar village, and 28-year-old from Garhi Brahmanan village, who is working as an electrician in a private hospital at Delhi, and two other residents of Sector-14 and local Hari Nagar.
Among the new cases in Palwal included family members of an infected person hailing from Jawahar colony. The new cases included four males and four females of which three are aged below 12 years. The person, from whom the new cases contracted the virus, has been working at Subzi Mandi at Ballabgarh in Faridabad as an arhtiya. He was found positive about 10 days ago.
Four persons who returned from foreign countries tested positive in Jhajjar. All of them were kept under quarantine at a hotel in Bahadurgarh town here on returning from Australia, Dubai and Thailand.
In Mahendragarh, among the three cases, one is from the city and other two are from Nangal Nunia village.
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