Chennai Hyderabad Coronavirus October 17, 18 Highlights: Recoveries in TN cross 6.27 lakh; Telangana tally touches 2.2 lakh
Chennai, Hyderabad Coronavirus (Covid-19) Latest News October 17, 18 Highlights: As of Friday, the number of active COVID-19 cases in Telangana is 22,774, with 18,905 individuals in home or institutional isolation.
By: Express Web Desk | Chennai, Hyderabad |
Updated: October 19, 2020 9:31:23 am
A total of 87,66,038 samples have been tested till date in Tamil Nadu. (Express Photo: Gurmeet Singh/Representational
Chennai, Hyderabad Coronavirus News October 17, 18 Highlights: Tamil Nadu recorded 4389 positive cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the state tally to 6,79,191. Among these, Chennai reported 1140 positive cases, bringing the city’s total to 1,87,852. The state recorded 57 deaths, putting the state toll at 10,529. Fifty one of them had succumbed due to comorbidities.
As of Friday, the number of active COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu is 40,959. Till date, 4,10,208 males, 2,68,951 females and 32 transgenders have tested positive for the virus in the state. The state discharged 5245 patients following treatment Friday, putting the total number of recoveries at 6,27,703.
According to a bulletin released by the Health and Family Welfare Department of Tamil Nadu, 87,66,038 samples from the state have been sent for testing till date, with 91,245 samples having been sent yesterday.
Telangana reported 1451 positive cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the state tally to 2,20,675. Among these, Hyderabad reported 235 positive cases. The state recorded nine deaths, putting the state toll at 1265.
As of Friday, the number of active COVID-19 cases in Telangana is 22,774, with 18,905 individuals in home or institutional isolation. The state discharged 1983 patients following treatment, taking the total number of recoveries to 1,96,636.
According to a bulletin released by the state health department, 37,89,460 samples from the state have been sent for testing till date, with 42,497 samples having been sent yesterday. The case fatality rate in Telangana is 0.57 per cent, while the recovery rate is 89.1 per cent.
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