Aug 07 - TN COVID Update: 5880 New Cases | 119 New Deaths | Total - 285,024 Cases & 4690 Deaths
Galatta | Aug 07, 2020, 06:18 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 seem to be steadily increasing and the death rate has crossed 100 for the fifth consecutive day with today marking the highest number of deaths in a single day, so far! The last 24 hours show that Tamil Nadu has had 5880 new cases of COVID positive being reported, taking the overall total to 285,024! Of these, 984 new cases have been identified in Chennai alone, taking the district's total to 107,109! Kancheepuram has recorded 166 new cases and the district has now registered a total of 11174, while 2692 of them are currently active! Chengalpattu has recorded 17227 total cases of which 2629 are currently active and Madurai has recorded a total of 11797 cases with 1786 of them being currently active. Thiruvallur alone has recorded 388 new cases in the last 24 hours, while Theni registered 351 new cases and Chengalpattu has recorded 319 new cases!
There have been 119 new COVID related deaths in Tamil Nadu in the past 24 hours, taking the total to 4690. The number of deaths per day has now crossed 100 for the fifth consecutive day with today marking the highest ever number of deaths recorded in a single day! As of now, Chennai is the district with the most number of COVID cases recorded so far, in the state and has 107,109 cases registered. The total number of active cases in entire Tamil Nadu, stands at 52,759 while the number of active cases in Chennai alone stands at 11,606! The number of recoveries has been very good over the last few days and again, today's recoveries are higher than the number of new infections! There have been 6488 new recoveries and discharges in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of recovered people to 227,575. There have been 67,352 new samples tested, in the past 24 hours alone, taking the total tests to 3,088,066 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: