Goa and Gurugram recorded highest single day of covid 19 cases today

Goa and Gurugram recorded highest single day of covid 19 cases today
Panaji, April 15 (IANS) Goa has reported the highest single-day spike of 757 Covid cases in the last 24 hours, taking the tally to 64,572, health offcials said.

Over the last weeks, the daily Covid tally had averaged out between 500 and 550.

Meanwhile, five more people have succumbed to Covid on Thursday, pushing the overall toll to 862.

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Gurugram on Thursday reported the highest single-day spike of 1,434 fresh Covid cases, pushing the tally to 74,856, health officials said.

Meanwhile, the district's Covid toll mounted to 372, while 722 more people were discharged after recovery on Thursday, taking the total recoveries to 66,743.

Gurugram now has 7,741 active cases, including 7,230 in home isolation.

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"We have been registering more than 1,000 Covid cases for the last few days. We are working hard to contain spread in limited places. People need to adhere to the Covid norms and maintain social distancing rules," Gurugram Civil Surgeon Virender Yadav said.

Gurugram Deputy Commissioner Yash Garg has said that as per the state government's new directions in the wake of Covid spike, further restrictions have been placed on gatherings in the state -- maximum 200 people are allowed in outdoor weddings, 50 in indoor weddings and 20 in funerals.


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