Oct 28 - TN COVID Update: 2,516 New Cases | 35 New Deaths | Total - 716,751 Cases & 11,018 Deaths
Galatta | Oct 28, 2020, 06:44 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 2,516 new cases of COVID positive being reported, taking the overall total to 716,751! After over months together of continuously recording over 3,000 new cases each day since May, Tamil Nadu has finally begun recording less than 3,000 cases for the fifth consecutive day today. Good news is that the numbers are continuing to reduce steadily! Of these, 688 new cases have been identified in Chennai alone, taking the district's total to 197,751! Kancheepuram has recorded 86 new cases and the district has now registered a total of 25,322, while 398 of them are currently active! Chengalpattu has recorded 43,165 total cases of which 1,184 are currently active and Thiruvallur has recorded a total of 37,487 cases with 1,116 of them being currently active. Coimbatore alone has recorded 218 new cases in the last 24 hours, while Erode registered 155 new cases and Chengalpattu recorded 150 new cases!
There have been 35 new COVID related deaths in Tamil Nadu in the past 24 hours, taking the total to 11,018. As of now, Chennai is the district with the most number of COVID cases recorded so far, in the state and has 197,751 cases registered. The total number of active cases in entire Tamil Nadu, stands at 26,356 while the number of active cases in Chennai alone stands at 7,804! There have been 3,859 new recoveries and discharges in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of recovered people to 679,377. There have been 72,433 new samples tested, in the past 24 hours alone, taking the total tests to 9,732,863 tests, which is still the highest for any state in our country! 71,147 people have been tested in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of people tested so far, to 9,468,838! 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: