Jan 13 - TN COVID Update: 673 New Cases | 06 New Deaths | Total - 828,287 Cases & 12,242 Deaths
By MKV | Galatta | Jan 13, 2021, 07:15 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 673 new cases of COVID positive being reported, taking the overall total to 828,287! After over months together of continuously recording a high number of new cases each day since May, Tamil Nadu finally begun recording less than 1,000 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 300 in these recent days and the numbers have gone below 200 now! 192 new cases have been identified in Chennai alone, taking the district's total to 228,368! Kancheepuram has recorded 18 new cases and the district has now registered a total of 29,004 and 185 of them are currently active! Chengalpattu has recorded 50,710 total cases of which 388 are currently active and Thiruvallur has recorded a total of 43,118 cases with 302 of them being currently active. Coimbatore alone has recorded 71 new cases in the last 24 hours, while Chengalpattu has recorded 55 cases and Tiruvallur has recorded 32 new cases!
There have been 06 new COVID related deaths in Tamil Nadu in the past 24 hours, taking the total to 12,242. As of now, Chennai is the district with the most number of COVID cases recorded so far, in the state and has 228,368 cases registered. The total number of active cases in entire Tamil Nadu, stands at 6,653 while the number of active cases in Chennai alone stands at 2,042! There have been 821 new recoveries and discharges in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of recovered people to 809,392. There have been 62,683 new samples tested, in the past 24 hours alone, taking the total tests to 15,008,259 tests, which is still the highest for any state in our country! 62,409 people have been tested in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of people tested so far, to 14,700,898! There are reports that the overall 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: