Dec 19 - TN COVID Update: 1,127 New Cases | 14 New Deaths | Total - 805,777 Cases & 11,968 Deaths
Galatta | Dec 19, 2020, 08:52 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 last 24 hours show that Tamil Nadu has had 1,127 new cases of COVID positive being reported, taking the overall total to 805,777! After over months together of continuously recording over 3,000 new cases each day since May, Tamil Nadu finally begun recording less than 1,500 cases in recent days. The good news is that the numbers are continuing to reduce steadily and Chennai's daily new cases tally has been steadily recording below 400 in these recent days and is expected to go below 300 soon! 338 new cases have been identified in Chennai alone, taking the district's total to 221,937! Kancheepuram has recorded 45 new cases and the district has now registered a total of 28,350 and 237 of them are currently active! Chengalpattu has recorded 49,188 total cases of which 524 are currently active and Thiruvallur has recorded a total of 42,100 cases with 477 of them being currently active. Coimbatore alone has recorded 116 new cases in the last 24 hours, while Chengalpattu has recorded 84 new cases and Thiruvallur has registered 70 new cases each!
There have been 14 new COVID related deaths in Tamil Nadu in the past 24 hours, taking the total to 11,968. As of now, Chennai is the district with the most number of COVID cases recorded so far, in the state and has 221,937 cases registered. The total number of active cases in entire Tamil Nadu, stands at 9,692 while the number of active cases in Chennai alone stands at 3,022! There have been 1,202 new recoveries and discharges in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of recovered people to 784,117. There have been 76,348 new samples tested, in the past 24 hours alone, taking the total tests to 13,387,049 tests, which is still the highest for any state in our country! 75,947 people have been tested in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of people tested so far, to 13,088,115! There are reports that the overal COVID cases is on a downward trend in India and that our country has gone past the peak of the infection.
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Check out the district-wise infected cases and detailed stats of recovered people here: