Feb 20 - TN COVID Update: 458 New Cases | 06 New Deaths | Total - 847,823 Cases & 12,457 Deaths
Galatta | Feb 20, 2021, 08:48 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 458 new cases of COVID positive being reported, taking the overall total to 844,173! After over months together of continuously recording a high number of new cases each day since May, Tamil Nadu finally begun recording less than 600 cases in recent days. The good news is that the numbers are continuing to reduce steadily and Chennai's daily new cases tally has gone down below 150 in recent times! 139 new cases have been identified in Chennai alone, taking the district's total to 234,191! Kancheepuram has recorded 22 new cases and the district has now registered a total of 29,444 and 80 of them are currently active! Chengalpattu has recorded 52,406 total cases of which 388 are currently active and Thiruvallur has recorded a total of 44,028 cases with 169 of them being currently active. Coimbatore has recorded 47 new cases in the last 24 hours, while Chengalpattu has recorded 41 news cases and Thiruvallur has recorded 31 new cases!
There have been 06 new COVID related deaths in Tamil Nadu in the past 24 hours, taking the total to 12,457. As of now, Chennai is the district with the most number of COVID cases recorded so far, in the state and has 234,191 cases registered. The total number of active cases in entire Tamil Nadu, stands at 4,120 while the number of active cases in Chennai alone stands at 1,594! There have been 459 new recoveries and discharges in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of recovered people to 831,246. There have been 51,046 new samples tested, in the past 24 hours alone, taking the total tests to 17,070,597 tests, which is still the highest for any state in our country! 50,893 people have been tested in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of people tested so far, to 16,755,951!
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Check out the district-wise infected cases and detailed stats of recovered people here: