Chandigarh, May 24 : As many as 21 people added to the rising Coronavirus graph in Haryana on Sunday, taking the tally of infected to 1138. According to an official health bulletin, eleven fresh cases have been reported from Faridabad district, seven from Hisar, two from Jhajjar and one new case from Rohtak district.
Of the 16 fatalities till now, six deaths have been reported from Faridabad district, three from Panipat, two each from Gurugram and Ambala, while one death each was reported from Sonepat, Karnal and Rohtak districts. Gurugram has reported the highest number of cases in the state with 262 confirmed ones followed by Faridabad 206, Sonepat 154, Jhajjar 93, Nuh 65, Panipat 53, Ambala 42, Palwal 41, Panchkula and Jind 26 each, Karnal 24, Mahendergarh 21, Hisar 19, Rohtak 16, Kurukshetra 14, Rewari 11, Sirsa nine, Bhiwani, Fatehabad and Yamunanagar have eight cases each, Charkhi Dadri six and Kaithal district has recorded five cases.
Of 95,519 samples, 1138 have tested positive and 89,595 have tested negative, while results of 4,772 samples are still awaited. There are 385 active cases in the state. A total of 737 patients, including 140 from Gurugram, 116 from Sonepat, 115 from Faridabad, 90 from Jhajjar, 65 from Nuh, 40 from Ambala, 36 from Palwal, 31 from Panipat, 24 from Panchkula, 18 from Jind, 11 from Karnal, eight each from Sirsa and Yamunanagar, seven from Rohtak, six from Fatehabad, four each from Bhiwani and Mahendragarh, three each from Kurukshetra, Hisar and Kaithal and one patient from Charkhi Dadri district have been discharged from hospitals till now. As many as 47,818 patients have been put on surveillance till date, of which 32,246 have completed their surveillance period and presently, only 15,572 patients are now under scan. This total of 1117 positive cases exclude 14 Italian nationals. Thirteen of them had been discharged after their initial test was negative and one later tested negative for Covid-19. However, he died due to some other reason, the bulletin added. (UNI)