Chandigarh, May 17 : Haryana reported seven fresh cases of the novel Coronavirus on Sunday, taking the tally of confirmed cases to 880. According to the official Health bulletin, three fresh cases have been reported from Faridabad, two from Kurukshetra and one case each from Sirsa and Mahendergarh districts. Of the 13 fatalities till now, five deaths have been reported from Faridabad district, three from Panipat, two from Ambala, while one death each was reported from Sonepat, Karnal and Rohtak districts. Gurugram tops the tally in the state with 193 confirmed cases, followed by Faridabad 147, Sonepat 134, Jhajjar 90, Nuh 65, Ambala 42, Palwal 39, Panipat 36, Panchkula 25, Jind 20, Karnal 17, Rewari nine, Fatehabad, Yamunanagar, Sirsa and Rohtak eight each, Mahendergarh seven, Bhiwani six, Kaithal and Kurukshetra five each and Hisar and Charkhi Dadri districts recorded four cases each. Out of 76,528 samples, 880 have tested positive and 70,845 negatives, while reports of 4,789 were awaited. There are 330 active cases in the state.
A total of 551 patients, including 104 from Gurugram, 77 from Faridabad, 75 from Sonepat, 58 from Nuh, 42 from Jhajjar, 40 from Ambala, 36 from Palwal, 30 from Panipat, 23 from Panchkula, 15 from Jind, nine from Karnal, eight from Yamunanagar, six from Sirsa, three each from Bhiwani and Hisar, two each from Rohtak, Kurukshetra and Kaithal and one patient each from Fatehabad and Charkhi Dadri districts have been discharged from hospitals, so far. As many as 39,406 patients have been put on surveillance till date, out of which 24,284 have completed their surveillance period and currently, only 15,122 patients are under surveillance. Meanwhile, apart from 880 positive cases, 14 Italian nationals in the state had tested positive. Thirteen of them had been discharged after their initial test came out negative and one later tested negative for COVID-19. However, he died due to some other reason, the bulletin added. (UNI)