Chennai Hyderabad Coronavirus October 30, 31 Highlights: TN minister R Doraikannu succumbs to COVID-19
Chennai, Hyderabad Coronavirus (Covid-19) Latest News October 30, 31 Highlights: Till date, 4,35,783 males, 2,86,196 females and 32 transgenders have tested positive for the virus in Tamil Nadu.
By: Express Web Desk | Chennai, Hyderabad |
Updated: November 2, 2020 9:30:36 am
According to a bulletin released by the Health and Family Welfare Department of Tamil Nadu, 98,85,443 samples from the state have been sent for testing till date. (Express Photo: Gurmeet Singh/Representational
Chennai, Hyderabad Coronavirus News October 30, 31 Highlights: Tamil Nadu recorded 2608 positive cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the state tally to 7,22,011. Among these, Chennai reported 723 positive cases, bringing the city’s total to 1,99,173.
Tamil Nadu recorded 38 deaths on Friday, putting the state toll at 11,091. Thirty six of them had succumbed due to comorbidities. The state discharged 3924 patients following treatment, putting the total number of recoveries at 6,87,388.
As of Friday, the number of active COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu is 23,532. Till date, 4,35,783 males, 2,86,196 females and 32 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, 98,85,443 samples from the state have been sent for testing till date, with 77,356 samples having been sent yesterday.
Telangana reported 1,445 new coronavirus cases taking the tally to 2.38 lakh while six more fatalities pushed the toll to 1,336. The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) accounted for the most number of cases with 286, followed by Medchal Malkajgiri 122 and Rangareddy 107, a government bulletin said on Saturday.
As many as 18,409 are under treatment and 41,243 samples were tested on October 30. Cumulatively, 42.81 lakh samples have been tested. The samples tested per million population was 1,15,045, the bulletin said. The case fatality rate in the state was 0.56 per cent, while the recovery rate in Telangana was 91.72 per cent.
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