Dec 20 - TN COVID Update: 1,114 New Cases | 15 New Deaths | Total - 806,891 Cases & 11,983 Deaths
Galatta | Dec 20, 2020, 08:02 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 1,114 new cases of COVID positive being reported, taking the overall total to 806,891! 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! 325 new cases have been identified in Chennai alone, taking the district's total to 222,258! Kancheepuram has recorded 29 new cases and the district has now registered a total of 28,382 and 239 of them are currently active! Chengalpattu has recorded 49,273 total cases of which 526 are currently active and Thiruvallur has recorded a total of 42,150 cases with 482 of them being currently active. Coimbatore alone has recorded 112 new cases in the last 24 hours, while Chengalpattu has recorded 81 new cases and Thiruvallur has registered 57 new cases each!
There have been 15 new COVID related deaths in Tamil Nadu in the past 24 hours, taking the total to 11,983. As of now, Chennai is the district with the most number of COVID cases recorded so far, in the state and has 222,258 cases registered. The total number of active cases in entire Tamil Nadu, stands at 9,593 while the number of active cases in Chennai alone stands at 3,018! There have been 1,198 new recoveries and discharges in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of recovered people to 785,315. There have been 72,967 new samples tested, in the past 24 hours alone, taking the total tests to 13,460,006 tests, which is still the highest for any state in our country! 72,568 people have been tested in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of people tested so far, to 13,160,683! 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: