Bhartesh Singh Thakur

Tribune Information Service

Chandigarh, November 22

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

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

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

The district is seeing a rise in instances regardless of having the best charge 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 acquired each doses however had comorbidities.

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

“There may be solely a marginal rise in Covid instances. Earlier, we had been getting eight to 9 instances per day, now we’re getting 12 instances 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 charge within the district was 78.3 per cent. It’s not 100 per cent. So, there’s a pool which will be contaminated. We have to research constructive instances — 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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