Gurugram’s coronavirus tally crosses 11,000 mark; CM Khattar tests positive
Gurugram: Gurugram has crossed the mark of 11,000 Covid-19 cases with 77 more people testing positive of the infection on Monday, pushing the cumulative tally to 11,048, according to the district health department.
The overall recoveries jumped to 10,090 after 112 patients were treated and discharged in the last 24 hours with a recovery rate of 91.32 per cent. It was 90.94 per cent on Sunday, 91.25 per cent on Saturday, 91.24 per cent on Friday, and 91.66 per cent on Thursday, according to the statistics.
According to the health bulletin, the active cases in the district has declined to 827 from 862 on Sunday. While, the death toll counted to 131 in the district so far.
Meanwhile, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar tested positive for the infection on Monday. He has been admitted to Medanta Hospital in Gurugram.
“I was tested for Novel Corona Virus today. My test report has returned positive. I appeal to all colleagues and associates who came in my contact over the last week to get themselves tested. I request my close contacts to move into strict quarantine immediately, (sic)” he tweeted.
Earlier in the day, Haryana Speaker Gian Chand Gupta also tested positive for the virus.
As of Monday, the state reported 1,074 cases while 10 deaths were linked to coronavirus. The state’s cumulative tally rose to 55,460 while the death toll counted to 613.
In the last four consecutive days, the state has recorded more than 1,000 cases every day. It was 1,096 on Sunday, 1,161 on Saturday and 1,203 on Friday.
The overall recoveries jumped to 45,405 after 583 patients were treated and discharged in the last 24 hours. At the moment, there are 9,442 active cases across the state.
The recovery rate counted to 81.87 per cent, while the Covid-19 positivity rate counted to 5.68 per cent. The fatality rate stood at 1.11 per cent. The state’s doubling rate of coronavirus cases is every 33 days.