Aug 27 - TN COVID Update: 5981 New Cases | 109 New Deaths | Total - 403,242 Cases & 6948 Deaths
Galatta | Aug 27, 2020, 07:05 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! The numbers have been remaining steadily high for quite a while now! The last 24 hours show that Tamil Nadu has had 5981 new cases of COVID positive being reported, taking the overall total to 403,242! Of these, 1286 new cases have been identified in Chennai alone, taking the district's total to 130,564! Kancheepuram has recorded 256 new cases and the district has now registered a total of 16530, while 2296 of them are currently active! Chengalpattu has recorded 24749 total cases of which 2590 are currently active and Thiruvallur has recorded a total of 23627 cases with 1575 of them being currently active. Salem alone has recorded 413 new cases in the last 24 hours, while Thiruvallur registered 323 new cases and Chengalpattu has recorded 298 new cases!
There have been 109 new COVID related deaths in Tamil Nadu in the past 24 hours, taking the total to 6948. The number of deaths per day has also been steadily over 100 for nearly a month now! As of now, Chennai is the district with the most number of COVID cases recorded so far, in the state and has 130,564 cases registered. The total number of active cases in entire Tamil Nadu, stands at 52,364 while the number of active cases in Chennai alone stands at 13,450! There have been 5870 new recoveries and discharges in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of recovered people to 343,930. There have been 76,345 new samples tested, in the past 24 hours alone, taking the total tests to 4,498,706 tests, which is still 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: