Haryana: Kurukshetra reports 230 fresh Covid cases, 3 deaths

Haryana: Kurukshetra reports 230 fresh Covid cases, 3 deaths


KURUKSHETRA: The district on Sunday reported three coronavirus-related deaths, taking the toll to 48, said civil surgeon Dr Sukhbir Singh.
“Three patients, who were Covid-19 positive, died in Kurukshetra on Sunday”, Dr Singh said.
“Kurukshetra recorded the highest single-day surge of 230 positive cases of Covid-19 on Sunday, taking the tally to 2,454, with 1,104 active cases. As many as 29 patients were discharged during the day, taking the recovery count to 1,302, said Dr Sukhbir.
Meanwhile, after the sudden surge in Covid-19 cases and deaths, the administration held a meeting with all the concerned officials of different departments and strictly instructed the health department to carry out sampling at maximum capacity and administration to ensure adherence of the norms.
Kurukshetra deputy commissioner Sharandeep Kaur Brar said the number of Covid-19 cases in the district has been increasing rapidly and the situation is getting serious as 48 infected people have died till September 6.
“On September 4, Kurukshetra recorded a mortality rate of 2.06%, as 44 people out of 2,134 found Covid-19 positive lost lives. This figure is probably the highest in Haryana”, said DC Brar.



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