The Haryana authorities on Tuesday barred entry to and exit from 148 villages in Nuh as they declared 36 villages as containment zones and 112 others buffer areas, after 23 new Covid-19 patients were reported in a single day. The latest cases have taken the total number of patients in the district to 37. The administration said 36 of the total patients had attended the Tablighi Jamaat congregation in March in Delhi’s Nizamuddin. Nine of the 37 are foreigners and 25 are from different states. Only three patients are locals, the administration said.