TN sees huge spike in coronavirus cases

With 4,824 more people testing Covid positive, Tamilnadu recorded a huge spike on Wednesday further pushing the State’s tally.

On Tuesday, the State reported 2,731 fresh cases, including returnees from domestic and international locations.

As many as 9 deaths were reported today, taking the death toll to 36,814.

While fresh virus cases reported on December 27, 2021, stood at 605, there was a spike subsequently and on January 3, as many as 1,728 new infections were detected, the government said.
Till Tuesday, 121 Omicron cases were detected out of which 105 patients have been discharged.
To tackle the rising coronavirus cases and considering Omicron strain’s spread, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin on Wednesday ordered fresh curbs which include state-wide night curfew between 10 PM and 5 AM with effect from January 6.