Coronavirus cases in the country have breached the 5 lakh-mark after India registered 18,552 new cases in the last 24 hours. The new cases have crossed the previous record of 17,296 that was registered on Friday. The total number of people in India who tested positive for coronavirus has reached 5,08,953. The current total includes 1,97,387 active cases. 2,95,881 Covid-19… Continue reading "Dramatic rise of 18,500 new cases in India in 24 hours, 2.9 lakh cured so far"
Though Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has said a decision on implementing complete lockdown across the state will be taken after conducting consultation meeting with the health experts on Monday in Chennai, there are strong speculations that lockdown would further be extended. Speaking to reporters in Tiruchy, he said, “We have a meeting with health experts on June 29th in… Continue reading "Lockdown to be extended in Tamil Nadu?"
Recording another new high, Tamil Nadu on Friday reported 3,645 fresh cases of COVID-19. Of this, Chennai recorded an all-time high of 1,956 cases, with its tally inching closer to the 50,000-mark. Chennai alone recorded 1,956 cases — its highest single-day spike — increasing its tally to 49,690. There were also 37 deaths in the city taking its toll to… Continue reading "Chennai marches towards 50,000 Covid cases mark"
Despite efforts by the government, the daily count of novel coronavirus cases in Tamil Nadu are increasing at an alarming rate. Many feel that the government has missed certain crucial things which have costed heavily. “First was the Tablighi Jamaat returnees. Since religious angle was involved, the government feared to deal them in a stern way. Then came Koyambedu market.… Continue reading "Has Tamil Nadu missed the bus in Covid-19?"
Today is the seventy-second day of India’s nationwide lockdown, meant to curb the novel coronavirus pandemic. Confirmed COVID-19 cases in India stand at 2,16,919. The death toll from the outbreak in India is at 6,075. Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Delhi and Gujarat have reported the highest number of cases. A number of activities will be allowed to resume in a phased… Continue reading "India’s Covid-19 cases touch 2,16,919, death toll at 6,075"
Tamil Nadu’s tally of COVID-19 cases surpassed the 24,000-mark with 1,091 new cases recorded on Tuesday. The State has reported 1,000-plus cases for the third day running. With the corona count and death toll continue to increase, the government has devised a new strategy- targets high-risk populations and areas and carry out aggressive testing. As on date, the State has… Continue reading "As corona count and death toll keep increasing, TN frames new strategy"
With India reporting 8,908 cases in the last 24 hours, the total number of coronavirus infections in India crossed the 2 lakh-mark to reach 2,07,614 on Wednesday. This includes including 5,815 deaths and 1,00,302 cured/ discharged. As many as 217 people have died in the last 24 hours across the country. Also, for the first time in nearly two months,… Continue reading "Coronavirus: India crosses 2-lakh mark, death toll at 5,815"
As Tamil Nadu reported more than 1,000 new Covid-19 cases for the second consecutive day, the state government on Monday opened up more spaces for treatment and quarantine facilities to deal with the surging number of coronavirus infections in its capital city. On Monday, 1,162 new cases were added to the states tally, taking the total number of cases to… Continue reading "Covid-19 gets unstoppable in TN, especially Chennai, leaving experts & people worried"
Tamil Nadu’s Covid numbers are increasing alarminglyl with 13 deaths and 1,149 fresh cases reported on Sunday, the first time the daily count touched four figures. Now the state’s case tally is 22,333 and death toll 173. Being the second most affected state in the country after Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu reported 1,149 fresh Covid-19 cases since Saturday, taking the total… Continue reading "For first time, TN’s Covid count crosses 1,000 mark, State’s tally at 22,333"
Tamil Nadu saw a fresh spike in novel coroanviurus cases today after 874 new patients were tested Covid-19 positive in the last 24 hours. This is the highest single-day spike in the state so far. The last biggest 24-hour spike was 827, which was recorded on Thursday. With 618 cases, Chennai continued to add the most to the State’s kitty.… Continue reading "TN breaches 20,000 mark with biggest single day spike of Covid-19 cases"