Jan 16 - TN COVID Update: 610 New Cases | 06 New Deaths | Total - 830,183 Cases & 12,257 Deaths
By MKV | Galatta | Jan 16, 2021, 07:02 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 610 new cases of COVID positive being reported, taking the overall total to 830,183! 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! 176 new cases have been identified in Chennai alone, taking the district's total to 228,911! Kancheepuram has recorded 16 new cases and the district has now registered a total of 29,057 and 163 of them are currently active! Chengalpattu has recorded 50,825 total cases of which 361 are currently active and Thiruvallur has recorded a total of 43,190 cases with 252 of them being currently active. Coimbatore alone has recorded 80 new cases in the last 24 hours, while Chengalpattu has recorded 38 cases and Tiruvallur has recorded 30 new cases!
There have been 06 new COVID related deaths in Tamil Nadu in the past 24 hours, taking the total to 12,257. As of now, Chennai is the district with the most number of COVID cases recorded so far, in the state and has 228,911 cases registered. The total number of active cases in entire Tamil Nadu, stands at 6,128 while the number of active cases in Chennai alone stands at 1,946! There have been 775 new recoveries and discharges in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of recovered people to 811,798. There have been 52,307 new samples tested, in the past 24 hours alone, taking the total tests to 15,177,094 tests, which is still the highest for any state in our country! 52,049 people have been tested in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of people tested so far, to 14,868,932!
The massive vaccination drive against COVID-19 has started in India and we have the details of the number of people vaccinated in Tamil Nadu, here:
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Check out the district-wise infected cases and detailed stats of recovered people here: