July 26 - TN COVID Update: 6986 New Cases | 85 New Deaths | Total - 213,723 Cases & 3494 Deaths
Galatta | Jul 26, 2020, 06:23 pm
It is that time of the day when the official numbers of the COVID-19 cases are released and here we bring it for you along with a comprehensive round-up of all the details! Today, the numbers have overtaken the last couple of days' to give Tamil Nadu the second consecutive day of numbers nearing 7000 and the single day recoveries have come down significantly from yesterday! The last 24 hours show that Tamil Nadu has had 6986 new cases of COVID positive being reported, taking the overall total to 213,723! Of these, 1155 new cases have been identified in Chennai alone, taking the district's total to 94,695! Madurai has recorded 209 new cases and the district has now registered a total of 9805, while 1952 of them are currently active! Chengalpattu has recorded 12266 total cases of which 3141 are currently active and Tiruvallur has recorded a total of 11876 cases with 3771 of them being currently active. Chengalpattu alone has recorded 501 new cases in the last 24 hours, while Thiruvallur registered 480 new cases and Virudhunagar has recorded 385 new cases!
There have been 85 new COVID related deaths in Tamil Nadu in the past 24 hours, taking the total to 3494. The number of deaths per day continues to remain in the 80s! As of now, Chennai is the biggest hotspot in the state and has 94,695 cases registered. The total number of active cases in entire Tamil Nadu, stands at 53,703 while the number of active cases in Chennai alone stands at 13,764! The number of recoveries has seen a very good increase over the last few days but is significantly lower than yesterday! There have been 5471 new recoveries and discharges in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of recovered people to 156,523. There have been 64,129 samples tested, in the past 24 hours alone, taking the total tests to 2,351,463 tests, which continues to remain the highest for any state in our country!
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Check out the district-wise infected cases and detailed stats of recovered people here: