Haryana Lockdown Extended By A Week, Minister Warns Of “Strict Measures”

New Delhi:

The Haryana authorities has prolonged the lockdown by one other week to stem the unfold of COVID-19 within the state. State Well being Minister Anil Vij mentioned “stringent measures” might be taken to implement the continuing lockdown as he introduced the information on Twitter.

Earlier, a week-long full lockdown was imposed from Might 10 until 17 to curb the lethal second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the nation.

Haryana on Saturday reported 144 virus-related deaths and 9,676 contemporary instances, pushing the state’s an infection depend to six,85,312, in keeping with a Well being Division bulletin.

To date, 6,546 individuals have died from the an infection within the state.

At present, the state has 95,946 energetic instances.

The cumulative positivity charge stands at 8.36 per cent whereas the restoration charge is 85.04 per cent.

Greater than 40 instances of black fungus or Mucormycosis, a uncommon however critical situation that primarily impacts individuals on remedy for different well being issues, have been reported within the state prior to now few days, information company PTI reported quoting Haryana Congress chief Kumari Selja.

The fungal an infection has now been categorised as a notified illness in Haryana, making it crucial that authorities authorities learn about every case. It will permit within the monitoring and administration of any outbreak, officers mentioned.

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