July 12 - TN COVID Update: 4244 New Cases | 68 New Deaths | Total - 138,470 Cases & 1966 Deaths
Today (July 12th), being a Sunday, marks another lockdown day across the entire state of Tamil Nadu! It is that time of the day when the official number of the COVID-19 cases are released and the situation seems to be getting better in Chennai but the rest of Tamil Nadu seems to be seeing sharp spikes in numbers! The official numbers of COVID-19 Novel Corona Virus cases in TN are out and we have it for you. The last 24 hours show that Tamil Nadu has had 4244 new cases of COVID positive being reported, taking the overall total to 138,470! Of these, 1168 new cases have been identified in Chennai alone, taking the district's total to 77,338! Madurai has recorded 319 new cases and the district has now registered a total of 6078, while 3372 of them are currently active! Chengalpattu has recorded 8120 total cases of which 3434 are currently active and Tiruvallur has recorded a total of 6655 cases with 2514 of them being currently active. Kancheepuram alone has recorded 385 new cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total to 3606, of which 2235 are currently active!
There have been 68 new COVID related deaths in Tamil Nadu in the past 24 hours, taking the total to 1966. As of now, Chennai is the biggest hotspot in the state and has 77,338 cases registered. The total number of active cases in entire Tamil Nadu, stands at 46,969 while the number of active cases in Chennai alone stands at 17,469! The number of recoveries is continuing to be good and the numbers are very encouraging! There have been 3617 new recoveries and discharges in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of recovered people to 89,532. There have been 42,531 samples tested, in the past 24 hours alone, taking the total tests to 1,609,448 tests, which is the highest for any state in the country! The number of samples tested for a single day, is the highest ever, in the last 24 hours!
We urge all our readers, viewers and subscribers to follow all the government mandated guidelines and stay safe at home! Break the chain and flatten the curve!
Check out the district-wise infected cases and detailed stats of recovered people here: