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Tuesday, 11 August 2020

Haryana second in recovery rate, Delhi on top

Sushil Manav
Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, August 10

With a recovery rate of 83.3 per cent, Haryana stands second after Delhi (89.8 per cent) in terms of people recovering from Covid.

As on August 9, 40,843 people in Haryana had tested positive for the virus. Of them, 34,031 had been cured and discharged, 6,338 were still active and 474 had succumbed to the virus.

Gurugram leads among districts

  • Gurugram district has the best recovery rate of 91.9% in the state

  • Jhajjar is second with a recovery rate of 91.1%

  • Bhiwani is third with a recovery rate of 90.9%

  • Faridabad is fourth with 90.4% amp; Nuh fifth at 90%

In Delhi, of the 1,44,127 people who had contracted the virus till August 9, 1,29,362 had recovered, with a recovery rate of 89.8 per cent.

Jammu and Kashmir has a recovery rate of 68.3

per cent, Punjab 64.9 per cent, Himachal Pradesh 63.8 per cent and Chandigarh 61.2 per cent.

In terms of active cases per million population, Haryana (250) is placed second in the region after Himachal Pradesh (170). Delhi has 635 active cases per million, Punjab 270 and Chandigarh the maximum of 635.

Among Haryana districts, Gurugram, which is one of the worst-affected along with Faridabad, has the best recovery rate of 91.9 per cent (8,941 of 9,728 confirmed cases).

Jhajjar, where 819 of the 899 confirmed cases have been cured and discharged, is placed second with a recovery rate of 91.1 per cent.

Bhiwani is placed third with a recovery rate of 90.9 per cent and Faridabad fourth with 90.4 per cent, while Nuh at 90 per cent is the fifth district where 90 or more out of 100 confirmed cases have been cured.

Yamunanagar, with a recovery rate of 51.2 per cent, is placed at the bottom of the table with only 235 of 459 confirmed cases having recovered so far. Sirsa, with 553 confirmed cases and 304 recoveries, is second from the bottom with a recovery rate of 55 per cent. Panchkula, with 939 confirmed cases and 531 recoveries, is third from the bottom with a recovery rate of 56.5 per cent.

Going by positive cases per lakh population, Gurugram has the maximum of 642, followed by Faridabad at 560, while Kaithal has the lowest figure of 26.

Weekly cumulative cases remained almost constant during the past three weeks, with 5,116 cases having been reported from August 3 to 9, 5,187 cases from July 27 to August 2 and 5,168 cases from July 20 to 26.

There was steep weekly rise in June and, to an extent, in July too. From 907 fresh cases from May 25 to 31, the number went up to 2,357 cases from June 1 to 7, 2,760 cases from June 8 to 14 and 3,427 cases from June 15 to 21.

A total of 4,235 cases were reported from July 6 to 12, with the figure rising to 4,924 from July 13 to 19. The week from June 22 to 28 saw 3,194 cases and the week from June 29 to July 5 saw an almost equal figure of 3,176 cases.

from The Tribune

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