The Delhi-Sonipat border has been sealed by Sonipat District Magistrate till May 3 to contain the spread of Covid-19. It was claimed that out of 19 cases reported in the Sonipat area, 14 patients are those who had travelled to Delhi. An order to seal the border was issued by Sonipat District Magistrate Anshaj Singh, on Sunday. To contain the Coronavirus spread in District, the DM ordered to complete seal Delhi-Sonipat border till May 3.
Earlier Border with National Caoital on Gaziabad front was also sealed. Tye rapid growth of Covid19 cases in Delhi even after lockdown, has forced neighbor states to seal borders attacked to the National Capital. In Delhi alone number of COVID19 cases have surpassed 2500 mark, as per MoHFW report.
Keeping the number of Coronavirus cases in mind, District Magistrate ordered to seal the border with national capital at eastern side. In Sonipat Covid19 positive cases have surged to 19. In the light of rising cases, Anshaj Singh said, he is passing an order to seal the border till May 3. No movements will be allowed to anyone across the border. The order is applicable to both general public and government employees. Haryana at present has 289 positive coronavirus cases including 3 deaths and 176 have recovered.
Earlier, Delhi- Ghaziabad and Delhi- Noida borders were also sealed by Uttar Pradesh government. Noida is the major hotspot in Gautam Budh Nagar district. Around 80% of cases in Haryana have their origin from Tablighi Jamaat. A majority of the cases came from four districts that lie within 50-60 km of Delhi.
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In Haryana, Nuh has the highest number of 38 cases, followed by 32 in Gurugram and 28 each in Palwal and Faridabad. Additional Chief Secretary (Health) Rajeev Arora said the government is undertaking extensive screening, sampling, and testing to trace cases and prevent local transmission.
Seal Order from Sonipat District Magistrate-
By Sunday Haryana has sent 3496 samples for testing till now for testing out of which results of 2443 samples came negative and the results of remaining are yet to be told. The major hotspots in Haryana are Gurugram, Faridabad and Palwal district.