July 16 - TN COVID Update: 4549 New Cases | 69 New Deaths | Total - 156,369 Cases & 2236 Deaths
Galatta | Jul 16, 2020, 07:29 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 4549 new cases of COVID positive being reported, taking the overall total to 156,369! Of these, 1157 new cases have been identified in Chennai alone, taking the district's total to 82,128! Madurai has recorded 267 new cases and the district has now registered a total of 7597, while 2929 of them are currently active! Chengalpattu has recorded 8908 total cases of which 2170 are currently active and Tiruvallur has recorded a total of 8107 cases with 3181 of them being currently active. Tiruvallur alone has recorded 526 new cases in the last 24 hours, while Vellore registered 253 new cases, taking the total to 3445, of which 1648 are currently active!
There have been 69 new COVID related deaths in Tamil Nadu in the past 24 hours, taking the total to 2236. As of now, Chennai is the biggest hotspot in the state and has 82,128 cases registered. The total number of active cases in entire Tamil Nadu, stands at 46,714 while the number of active cases in Chennai alone stands at 15,038! The number of recoveries is continuing to be good and the numbers for the last 24 hours are the highest ever for a single day! Today, marks the second day in a row that the recoveries have surpassed the 5000 mark and are significantly higher than the infections! There have been 5106 new recoveries and discharges in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of recovered people to 107,416. There have been 45,888 samples tested, in the past 24 hours alone, taking the total tests to 1,782,635 tests, which is the highest for any state in the country!
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Check out the district-wise infected cases and detailed stats of recovered people here: