Gurugram, Nov. 12 -- Nearly 7,000 people in the district are likely to be infected by the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) infection in the next 19 days, according to a projection made by the state health department. These new cases will take the tally to almost 43,300 cases in Gurugram by November 30.

With the current upward trend, nearly 6,000 new infections have already been reported in just 11 days. Experts, however, said that new cases can go beyond the estimated figures due to the accelerated pace of SARS-CoV-2 virus transmission in the district.

Data available with the state health department shows that by November 30, the overall tally in Gurugram will reach 43,311, of which 5,197 will be active cases. The projections were made base...