New Delhi: Two days after Manohar Lal Khattar-led Haryana govrnment issued orders for sealing borders with the national capital, heavy traffic movement was reported at Delhi-Gurugram border. The police personnel were witnessed checking passes and IDs of people commuting through the route. Also Read - Issue Death Certificates Based on ICMR Guidelines: Mamata Govt to West Bengal Hospitals
On Friday morning as well, a chaos-like situation prevailed at the border. According to reports, a large numbers of commuters were stuck at the Gurugram-Delhi border for four hours. A massive jam was also reported. Further, many patients and and private hospital doctors claimed that they were not allowed entry. Also Read - Maharashtara Coronavirus Update Today: 60-Year-Old COVID Positive Man Commits Suicide at Quarantine Centre of PMC
Prior to this, Haryana government had sealed borders with the national capital. The state government cited a sharp increase in coronavirus cases during the past one week in districts adjoining Delhi as reason behind its decision to seal the border with Delhi. Also Read - UGC Issues Revised Guidelines: Colleges to Conduct Online, Offline Exams by September End
Haryana recorded the highest single-day jump in coronavirus cases on Friday with 217 fresh infections, 115 of which were from the state”s worst-hit Gurgaon district, according to the state health department bulletin. Gurugram, has cumulative 520 cases. The total coronavirus cases in the state stood at 1,721 of which 940 have recovered and the rest were undergoing treatment, it said.