May 03 - TN COVID Update: 266 New Cases | 1 New Death | Total - 3023 Cases & 30 Deaths
It is that time of the day when the official number of the COVID-19 cases are released and May 3rd has now become the single day with the highest number of newly tested COVID-19 Corona Virus Positive cases in Tamil Nadu, so far. Today has followed in the trend of the last couple of days and had a shockingly high number of cases, especially in Chennai. The official numbers of #COVID-19 Novel Corona Virus cases in Tamil Nadu are out and we have it for you. The numbers just seem to be having spike after spike with each passing day and in the last 24 hours, Tamil Nadu has had 266 new cases of COVID positive being reported. Of this, 203 new cases have been identified in Chennai alone, taking the district's total closer to 1,500, at 1,458.
A 44-year-old man has died due to COVID-19 related symptoms in Coimbatore, taking the total Corona Virus death toll in Tamil Nadu, to 30. As of now, Chennai is the biggest hotspot in the state and has 1,458 cases registered, of which 1,190 are active. The total number of active cases in entire Tamil Nadu, stands at 1,611, thus taking the number of active cases to be higher than the number of cases recovered! The number of recoveries has been very low with just 38 new recoveries and discharges and the total number of recovered people is now at 1,379. However, one positive note is that Tamil Nadu is conducting the maximum number of tests compared to all other states in India. There have been a massive 10,617 samples tested, in the past 24 hours alone, taking the total tests above 1.5 Lakhs to 150,107! 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:
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