Corona cases coming down in TN, Chennai

After recording 4,000-plus cases a day for four consecutive days, Tamil Nadu reported 3,827 new cases of Covid-19 on Monday.  The figures came down in the capital city of Chennai too.

Though the State saw a marginal dip in the number of new infections, the rise in Covid-19 cases continued in many districts, with all 37 districts reporting new cases.

With this, the State’s tally increased to 1,14,978, of which 46,833 were active cases. The number of new infections stayed below 2,000 for the third consecutive day in Chennai. The city added 1,747 cases, taking its tally past 70,000. As of Monday, 24,052 persons were under treatment in the city.

With the 61 fresh fatalities, the southern state’s death toll has now mounted to 1,571. There are at least 46,833 active cases in the state with capital city Chennai having a high concentration of coronavirus patients.

According to the State Health Department Tamil Nadu added 3,827 new positive Covid cases. For the past few days, new infections in the state were above 4,000 per day.

Of the total, about 1,747 are from Chennai. Some 33,518 people were tested for the virus. Totally, 3,793 patients were discharged, while 61 have died.

A total of 34,782 samples were tested during the last 24 hours in the State. With this, a total of 13,76,497 samples have been tested in the State. So far, a total of 13,16,937 individuals have been tested.