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Haryana reports 9,000 Covid-19 cases per day, 50% cases from Gurugram, Faridabad & Sonipat: Anil Vij

Punjab Tribune Bureau | January 16, 2022 05:57 PM

Gurugram: Haryana Covid-19 cases have continued to jump over 9,000 on Sunday, state Health Minister Anil Vij today said most of the coronavirus cases are coming from three districts in the state – Gurugram, Faridabad and Sonipat.

 

Around 7 lakh children between the age of 15-18 years have been vaccinated in the state so far, while also reiterating that the children who will not be vaccinated won't be allowed to attend physical classes in Haryana, Health Minister Anil Vij Twitted.

Vij had earlier requested parents to get their wards vaccinated to ensure their protection from COVID. Schools in the state have currently been shut down amid the rising cases of novel coronavirus in the past couple of weeks. Over 15 lakh children in Haryana between 15-18 years of age are eligible to get Covid vaccine.

As per the information, In yet another big jump in infections in a single-day, Haryana reported 9050 fresh Covid-19 cases on Saturday, up from 8,841 on Friday, while seven more people succumbed to the virus in the state, according to an official.

Maximum 3,349 cases were reported in Gurgaon, followed by 1,764 in Faridabad, 522 in Ambala, 510 in Panchkula and 403 in Sonipat.

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