Oct 24 - TN COVID Update: 2,886 New Cases | 35 New Deaths | Total - 706,136 Cases & 10,893 Deaths
Galatta | Oct 24, 2020, 06:14 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 2,886 new cases of COVID positive being reported, taking the overall total to 706,136! After over 105 days of continuously recording over 3,000 new cases each day, Tamil Nadu has recorded less than 3,000 cases for the first time today, with the numbers reducing steadily! Of these, 779 new cases have been identified in Chennai alone, taking the district's total to 194,901! Kancheepuram has recorded 140 new cases and the district has now registered a total of 25,026, while 597 of them are currently active! Chengalpattu has recorded 42,407 total cases of which 1,314 are currently active and Thiruvallur has recorded a total of 36,966 cases with 1,286 of them being currently active. Coimbatore alone has recorded 287 new cases in the last 24 hours, while Chengalpattu registered 169 new cases and Thiruvallur recorded 165 new cases!
There have been 35 new COVID related deaths in Tamil Nadu in the past 24 hours, taking the total to 10,893. As of now, Chennai is the district with the most number of COVID cases recorded so far, in the state and has 194,901 cases registered. The total number of active cases in entire Tamil Nadu, stands at 31,787 while the number of active cases in Chennai alone stands at 10,147! There have been 4,024 new recoveries and discharges in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of recovered people to 663,456. There have been 80,237 new samples tested, in the past 24 hours alone, taking the total tests to 9,436,817 tests, which is still the highest for any state in our country! 78,986 people have been tested in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of people tested so far, to 9,178,099! 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: