Chennai crosses one lakh COVID-19 cases with 1074 new infections on Saturday

Chennai crosses one lakh COVID-19 cases with 1074 new infections on Saturday

Chennai crosses one lakh COVID-19 cases with 1074 new infections on Saturday In a welcome development, more patients recovered from the illness than the number of people testing positive for the virus in the state. Tamil Nadu recorded 5,879 new cases of the novel coronavirus and reported 99 deaths on Saturday. In a welcome development, more patients recovered from the illness than the number of people testing positive for the virus in the state. As many as 7,010 people were discharged from hospitals following recovery. The state currently has 56,738 active cases of the coronavirus. Over 1,90,000 people have recovered from the infection. In Tamil Nadu, 2,51,738 patients have so far tested positive for the coronavirus with 4,034 people succumbing to the virus. Chennai crossed the one lakh mark on Saturday with 1,00,877 patients having tested positive for the virus so far. On Saturday, Chennai (1,074) recorded the highest number of coronavirus cases, followed by Kancheepuram (368), Chengalpattu (314) and Tiruvallur (305). The lowest numbers of cases on Saturday were recorded by Erode (8), Dharmapuri (9) and Perambalur (20). In terms of active cases, Chennai has the highest number of active cases at 12,436, followed by Tiruvallur with 3,512 cases, Kancheepuram with 3,354 cases and Chengalpattu with 3,049 cases. The state lifted 60,580 samples from 58,243 people on Saturday. The state has so far tested 27,18,718 samples of 26,18,512 people. On Saturday, 99 people ...
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