4 deaths, 338 fresh coronavirus cases in Haryana

DW BUREAU / chandigarh HAryana health authorities on Tuesday reported four more coronavirus deaths as the number of infections in the state rose to 14,548 with 338 fresh cases. The worst-hit Faridabad and Gurgaon reported two and one deaths, respectively. One person died from the infection in Palwal, according to the state health department's daily bulletin. The state has so far reported 236 deaths. Gurgaon and Faridabad till now have reported 91 and 77 coronavirus-related fatalities, respectively. Both districts account for over 9,000 infections in the state. The bulletin said currently there are 4,340 active cases in the state. As many as 9,972 people have been discharged from hospitals after treatment. The state's recovery rate on Tuesday was 68.55 per cent.Among the districts which reported fresh cases on Tuesday were Faridabad with 143 infections, Gurgaon 87, Rohtak 28, Karnal 20 and Kaithal 11. As Unlock-2 begins from Wednesday, India's COVID-19 tally climbed to 5,66,840 with nearly 66 per cases reported in June alone, and a concerned Prime Minister Narendra Modi said it was cause of worry that people are not strictly adhering to rules and precautions as they did during the lockdown. From June 1, when relaxations were introduced under Unlock-1, the country has reported 3,76,305 cases. Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Delhi and Gujarat account for nearly two-third of the total cases till now. With 18,522 people testing positive for coronavirus, it was the seventh day in a row that over 15,000 cases have been reported in the country. The death toll rose to 16,893 after 418 new fatalities. India is the fourth worst-affected country after the US, Brazil and Russia. The number of active cases stands at 2,15,125, while 3,34,821 people have recovered, and one patient has migrated, according to the updated data at 8 am. Maharashtra remained the highest contributor to the single day rise in cases, registering over 5,200 coronavirus infections, according to Union Health Ministry. Recording nearly 4,000 cases in the last 24 hours, Tamil Nadu has again surpassed Delhi to regain the second spot among the list of worst-hit states by the pandemic. (editor@dailyworld.in)


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