Oct 19 - TN COVID Update: 3,536 New Cases | 49 New Deaths | Total - 690,936 Cases & 10,691 Deaths
Galatta | Oct 19, 2020, 06:02 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 3,536 new cases of COVID positive being reported, taking the overall total to 690,936! After 99 days of continuously recording over 4,000 new cases each day, Tamil Nadu has been recording less than 4,000 cases for two consecutive days now! Of these, 885 new cases have been identified in Chennai alone, taking the district's total to 190,949! Kancheepuram has recorded 92 new cases and the district has now registered a total of 24,473, while 739 of them are currently active! Chengalpattu has recorded 41,427 total cases of which 1,699 are currently active and Thiruvallur has recorded a total of 36,178 cases with 1,364 of them being currently active. Coimbatore alone has recorded 290 new cases in the last 24 hours, while Chengalpattu registered 241 new cases and Salem recorded 192 new cases!
There have been 49 new COVID related deaths in Tamil Nadu in the past 24 hours, taking the total to 10,691. As of now, Chennai is the district with the most number of COVID cases recorded so far, in the state and has 190,949 cases registered. The total number of active cases in entire Tamil Nadu, stands at 38,093 while the number of active cases in Chennai alone stands at 12,285! There have been 4,515 new recoveries and discharges in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of recovered people to 642,152. There have been 85,130 new samples tested, in the past 24 hours alone, taking the total tests to 9,031,696 tests, which is still the highest for any state in our country! 83,625 people have been tested in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of people tested so far, to 8,780,080! 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: