Out of 11 patients who died in the last 24 hours, four died in Panipat, two in Gurgaon and one each in Faridabad, Sonipat, Ambala, Panchkula and Kurukshetra. The state's overall fatality rate was 1.16 per cent Monday evening.
Nearly 40K patients cured of infection till now, recovery rate in the state at 83.90% Ten more deaths due to COVID-19 were reported in Haryana on Saturday, while 796 fresh cases took the state's caseload to 46,410, the health department said.
This is the third locust invasion this year. Earlier, swarms of locusts had entered the district twice from Rajasthan via Pakistan’s Sindh province. This time, the infestation is by locusts that emerged from breeding during the previous invasions.
The groundwater level has declined at an alarming rate in Haryana’s key agrarian district Karnal. The water table has dropped by 16.09 metres in the last 45 years, the data sourced from the groundwater cell of the Karnal agriculture department has revealed.