7 more Covid-19 deaths in Haryana, 543 fresh cases

Last Updated 27 June 2020, 16:15 IST

Haryana on Saturday reported seven more deaths due to coronavirus, while 543 fresh cases pushed the tally in the state to 13,427, the state health department said.

Gurgaon reported two fresh fatalities, while Faridabad, Sonipat, Karnal, Jhajjar and Rewari districts one each, according to a daily health bulletin.

With this, the death toll due to Covid-19 in the state has mounted to 218. Among the districts which reported fresh cases to include Faridabad with 191 infections, Gurgaon 126, Sonipat 63, Bhiwani 52, Rohtak 24, Mahendragarh 26 and Rewari and Panipat 14 each.

Gurgaon and Faridabad, the worst-hit NCR districts, now have a total of 83 and 71 fatalities, respectively, the bulletin said.

Gurgaon alone accounts for 5,070 of the total cases, while Faridabad has 3,325.

According to the health bulletin, 8,472 patients have been discharged after recovery. The number of active cases in the state stands at 4,737.

The state's recovery rate on Saturday was 63.10 per cent.

(Published 27 June 2020, 16:15 IST)

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