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Saturday, 28 November 2020

29 more succumb to Covid; 2,135 fresh cases in 24 hours in Haryana

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, November 27

Haryana reported 2,135 fresh cases on Friday, taking the Covid tally past 2.28 lakh. With 29 deaths, the toll went up to 2,345.

Five deaths were reported from Faridabad, four each from Gurugram and Rohtak, three each from Hisar and Fatehabad, two each from Sonepat, Bhiwani and Jind and one each from Ambala, Kurukshetra, Sirsa and Jhajjar.

The maximum fresh cases were reported from Gurugram (698), followed by Faridabad (468), Hisar (157), Rohtak (104), Ambala (99), Rewari (80) and Sonepat (76).

A total of 2,484 patients recovered in the last 24 hours, taking the tally of discharged cases to 2.06 lakh. There are 20,400 active cases in the state.

Over 50K challans in Faridabad for not wearing masks

Faridabad: The police have issued 50,482 challans to people here for not wearing masks and imposed a fine of Rs 2.52 crore.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (Headquarters) Arpit Jain said, "The campaign of creating awareness and penalising those violating the face mask regulation has been stepped up in view of a sharp rise in the number of Covid cases recently."

The police have reached out to about 2.34 lakh persons under the campaign.

The cops issued 1,520 challans on Thursday, he said, adding the drive would continue indefinitely.

Meanwhile, the district reported five new deaths and 458 cases in the past 24 hours. The total number of cases and deaths here has risen to 39,375 and 326, respectively.

from The Tribune

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