Chennai, Hyderabad Coronavirus News December 14, 15 Highlights: Tamil Nadu recorded 1141 positive cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the state tally to 8,00,029. Among these, Chennai reported 343 positive cases, bringing the city’s total to 2,20,211. The state recorded 14 deaths on Monday, putting the state toll at 11,909. All 14 of them had succumbed due to comorbidities. The state discharged 1203 patients following treatment, putting the total number of recoveries at 7,78,081.
As of Monday, the number of active COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu is 10,039. Till date, 4,83,390 males, 3,16,605 females and 34 transgenders have tested positive for the virus in the state.
According to a bulletin released by the Health and Family Welfare Department of Tamil Nadu, 1,30,20,594 samples from the state have been sent for testing till date, with 63,989 samples having been sent yesterday. There are 231 COVID-19 testing facilities in the state, out of which 67 are government and 164 are private facilities.