Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, May 11
Showing a little dip in the number of new cases of coronavirus, Haryana on Tuesday reported 11,637 new cases taking the total number of positive cases in the state so far to 6,40,252.
As many as 144 people lost their lives to the deadly virus today.
The highest number of new cases were again reported from Gurugram where 2,659 people tested positive. Faridabad reported 1,255 cases, Hisar 928 and Sonepat 609 new infections Today, the Health Department tested 64,874 samples at a positivity rate of 21.46 per cent. The dip in daily positivity rate is more attributable to increase of rapid antigen tests (RAT), which are not as reliable as RT-PCR tests and are known to give false negative reports in many cases.
Today, 15,728 people recovered from the disease bringing down the total number of active cases to 1,08,997.
A total 1,04,902 vaccine doses were administered in the state today with 60,701 getting their first dose and 44,201 their second dose.
Till now, 45,93,822 doses have been administered in the state.
Fresh cases: 11,637
Active cases: 1,08,997
Worst affected districts
Gurugram 2659 deaths 13
Faridabad 1255 deaths 08
Hisar 928 deaths 12