Covid circumstances up in Haryana, Gurugram hit most : The Tribune India

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Bhartesh Singh Thakur

Tribune Information Service

Chandigarh, November 22

Haryana has been seeing an increase in Covid-19 circumstances over the previous fortnight. The November 15-21 week recorded 110 circumstances, the best within the final 13 weeks. Whereas 108 circumstances had been reported between November 8 and14, the primary week of the month noticed simply 74 circumstances.

Earlier than this, the final highest within the latest previous was 139 within the August 16-22 week.

In response to the district-wise evaluation (from Nov 15-21), Gurugram alone reported 85 circumstances, making it 77.3 per cent of the overall. Ten circumstances got here from Panchkula (9.1 per cent). From November 8-14, Gurugram reported 74 circumstances (68.5%) out of the 108 within the state.

The district is seeing a rise in circumstances regardless of having the best price of first dose (124 per cent) and second dose vaccination (84 per cent) within the state.

Until November 21, Gurugram had administered first dose to 22.40 lakh individuals and 15.20 lakh had been given the second dose. Just lately, two Covid sufferers died in Gurugram. They’d obtained each doses however had comorbidities.

Chief Medical Officer Virender Yadav stated, “Undoubtedly, we’re getting individuals with breakthrough infections within the district, however we aren’t compromising on testing and tracing.” A breakthrough an infection occurs when a totally vaccinated particular person will get contaminated.

“There’s solely a marginal rise in Covid circumstances. Earlier, we had been getting eight to 9 circumstances per day, now we’re getting 12 circumstances per day. Earlier, we had been testing 3,000 samples per day, now we’re testing 3,500 samples,” stated Dr Yadav. “We must be cautious. Gurugram has a excessive migrant inhabitants. The seropositivity price within the district was 78.3 per cent. It isn’t 100 per cent. So, there’s a pool which will be contaminated. We have to research constructive circumstances — from the place they’re coming and what’s their historical past,” stated Dr Dhruv Chaudhary, state nodal officer for Covid.

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