Sep 17 - TN COVID Update: 5560 New Cases | 59 New Deaths | Total - 525,420 Cases & 8618 Deaths
Galatta | Sep 17, 2020, 06:46 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 5560 new cases of COVID positive being reported, taking the overall total to 525,420! Of these, 992 new cases have been identified in Chennai alone, taking the district's total to 152,567! Kancheepuram has recorded 187 new cases and the district has now registered a total of 20,079, while 1,263 of them are currently active! Chengalpattu has recorded 31,712 total cases of which 2,281 are currently active and Thiruvallur has recorded a total of 29,446 cases with 1,776 of them being currently active. Coimbatore alone has recorded 530 new cases in the last 24 hours, while Salem registered 291 new cases and Chengalpattu has recorded 283 new cases!
There have been 59 new COVID related deaths in Tamil Nadu in the past 24 hours, taking the total to 8618. As of now, Chennai is the district with the most number of COVID cases recorded so far, in the state and has 152,567 cases registered. The total number of active cases in entire Tamil Nadu, stands at 46,610 while the number of active cases in Chennai alone stands at 9,874! There have been 5,524 new recoveries and discharges in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of recovered people to 470,192. There have been 84,524 new samples tested, in the past 24 hours alone, taking the total tests to 6,217,923 tests, which is still the highest for any state in our country!
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Check out the district-wise infected cases and detailed stats of recovered people here: