COVID-19: Haryana records 97 fatalities, 13,947 cases

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Chandigarh, Apr 29 (PTI) Haryana on Thursday recorded 97 COVID-19 fatalities, its biggest single-day spike that took the toll to 4,118, while 13,947 fresh cases pushed the total count to 4,74,145, according to a health department bulletin.

On Wednesday, Haryana had recorded 95 fatalities and 12,444 cases, which was the previous biggest single-day jump in COVID-19 deaths and infections.

According to the daily bulletin, Gurgaon district saw a huge surge in cases with 5,042 infections, its highest single-day infection count.

The latest deaths included 12 from Hisar, 11 each from Ambala and Jind and nine each from Bhiwani and Gurugram districts.

In addition to Gurgaon, other districts that reported a big spike in cases include Faridabad (1,563), Hisar (822), Sonipat (840) and Karnal (750).

The number of active COVID-19 cases in the state is 93,175. So far, 3,76,852 people have recovered and the state has a recovery rate of 79.48 per cent, the bulletin said. PTI SUN VSD ANB ANB