Coronavirus infections cross 3.5 lakh-mark in Tamil Nadu, deaths at 6,123


Chennai: Tamil Nadu’s Covid-19 tally rose to 355,449 instances on Wednesday as 5795 folks examined optimistic for the an infection.

The loss of life toll went down marginally with 116 folks succumbing to Covid-19 versus 121 folks on Tuesday.

The State has reported 6123 deaths as a result of an infection thus far, the state bulletin confirmed.

Tamil Nadu state capital Chennai reported over 1000 instances for the sixth day in a row.

Town is the worst affected district within the State with 1186 folks testing optimistic on Wednesday.

Th Better Chennai Company mentioned that after the e-pass norms had been relaxed by the TN authorities, the civic physique has authorised 13,826 e-pass purposes and solely 27 requests had been rejected from August 18-19.

That is in distinction to 82,401 e-passes being accepted whereas 45,085 purposes had been rejected from August 1 to August 18.

It had maintained a six-day streak final week the place the variety of instances remained underneath the 1000 mark, offering some aid.

Among the many different districts, Chengalpet, Coimbatore and Thiruvallur noticed over 300 instances whereas Cuddalore, Kancheepuram, Salem and Theni reported greater than 200 instances.

As many as 65,592 folks had been examined for the an infection on Wednesday. Testing touched an all-time excessive on Sunday with 70450 being examined for Covid-19.

The variety of recoveries stood at 6384, taking the entire rely of recoveries to 296,171 within the state.


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