Aug 28 - TN COVID Update: 5996 New Cases | 102 New Deaths | Total - 409,238 Cases & 7050 Deaths
Galatta | Aug 28, 2020, 08:07 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 5996 new cases of COVID positive being reported, taking the overall total to 409,238! Of these, 1296 new cases have been identified in Chennai alone, taking the district's total to 131,869! Kancheepuram has recorded 194 new cases and the district has now registered a total of 16703, while 2241 of them are currently active! Chengalpattu has recorded 25058 total cases of which 2557 are currently active and Thiruvallur has recorded a total of 23926 cases with 1817 of them being currently active. Coimbatore alone has recorded 496 new cases in the last 24 hours, while Salem registered 437 new cases and Thiruvallur 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 131,869 cases registered. The total number of active cases in entire Tamil Nadu, stands at 52,506 while the number of active cases in Chennai alone stands at 13,530! There have been 5752 new recoveries and discharges in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of recovered people to 349,682. There have been 75,103 new samples tested, in the past 24 hours alone, taking the total tests to 4,573,809 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: