TN shows steady declining trend in Covid-19 cases

Tamil Nadu continued to witness a declining trend in the number of daily coronavirus infections, reporting 2,869 fresh cases and 31 fatalities on Sunday and thereby pushing the tally to 7.09 lakh and death toll to 10,924. Covid-19 cases have been on a decline in the state over the past few weeks.

After 4,019 Covid-19 patients were discharged, the number of active cases stood at 30,606. There were 31 deaths due to the virus, and 80,690 samples were tested. Chennai saw 764 new infections; 1,270 patients were discharged and 9 deaths.

After Chennai, the city of Coimbatore had the maximum number of new infections with 271 followed by Salem (196); Thiruvallur (161); Chengalpattu (155); Kancheepuram (120) and Thiruppur (112), according to State Health department data.

As many as 80,690 samples were tested on October 25. With this 95.17 lakh specimens have been examined till date. Of the 7.09 lakh COVID-19 cases, Chennai’s share increased to 1,95,672 with 764 more people getting infected.

After 4,019 Covid-19 patients were discharged, the number of active cases stood at 30,606. There were 31 deaths due to the virus, and 80,690 samples were tested. Chennai saw 764 new infections; 1,270 patients were discharged and 9 deaths.

Of the 7.09 lakh COVID-19 cases, Chennai’s share increased to 1,95,672 with 764 more people getting infected. Coimbatore recorded 271 new cases, Salem 196, Thiruvallur 161, Chengalpet 155, Kancheepuram 120, Tiruppur 112 cases.