Gurugram records highest single-day spike of 421 cases

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Gurugram records highest single-day spike of 421 cases

The district’s death toll rose to 153 as two more patients succumbed to the deadly infection.

Gurugram records highest single-day spike of 421 cases

Gurugram: Gurugram saw the biggest single-day spike in Covid-19 cases so far, with 421 more people testing positive of the infection in the last 24 hours. The cumulative tally breached the mark of 16,000 cases in the district. The tally reached 16,330 on Wednesday, according to the district health department.

There has been a huge surge in the daily cases with 4,217 cases added in the district’s tally since September 1. Earlier, the district’s single-day spike of 339 was being reported on September 13.

Also, the district’s death toll rose to 153 as two more patients succumbed to the deadly infection in the last 24 hours, the health bulletin said. The number of active cases further rose to 2,654 from 2,439 on Tuesday. It was 1,858 last Wednesday.

Of the total active cases, 21 are hospitalised at dedicated Covid hospitals, while 192 are under observation at dedicated Covid healthcare centres. 38 are under observation at district Covid care centre whereas 2,403 patients are in home isolation.

The district’s overall recoveries counted to 13,523 after 204 patients were treated and discharged during the last 24 hours period. The recovery rate further slipped to 82.81 per cent from 83.71 per cent on Tuesday. It was 85.71 per cent last Wednesday, according to the statistics.

Meanwhile, Haryana crossed the mark of 1,00,000 cases with 2,694 new cases, pushing the state’s tally to 1,01,316, while the death toll rose to 1,045 as 19 more persons succumbed to the deadly disease in the last 24 hours, the state health bulletin said.

Of the state’s total caseload, 78,937 patients have been recovered so far, while the total number of active cases stood at 21,334.

The state’s recovery rate counted to 77.91 per cent, while the Covid-19 positivity rate counted to 6.50 per cent. The fatality rate stood at 1.03 per cent. The state’s doubling rate of coronavirus cases is every 27 days.