Chennai Hyderabad Coronavirus December 21, 22 Highlights: TN toll inching towards 12K even as cases continue to decline
Chennai, Hyderabad Coronavirus (Covid-19) Latest News December 21, 22 Highlights: Till date, 4,88,207 males, 3,19,721 females and 34 transgenders have tested positive for the virus in Tamil Nadu.
By: Express Web Desk | Chennai, Hyderabad |
Updated: December 23, 2020 9:25:11 am
According to a bulletin released by the Health and Family Welfare Department of Tamil Nadu, 1,35,23,032 samples from the state have been sent for testing till date. Express Photo: Srinivas K
Chennai, Hyderabad Coronavirus News December 21, 22 Highlights: Tamil Nadu recorded 1071 positive cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the state tally to 8,07,962. Among these, Chennai reported 306 positive cases, bringing the city’s total to 2,22,580. The state recorded 12 deaths on Monday, putting the state toll at 11,995. All 12 of them had succumbed due to comorbidities. The state discharged 1157 patients following treatment, putting the total number of recoveries at 7,86,472.
As of Monday, the number of active COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu is 9495. Till date, 4,88,207 males, 3,19,721 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, 1,35,23,032 samples from the state have been sent for testing till date, with 63,016 samples having been sent yesterday. There are 235 COVID-19 testing facilities in the state, out of which 67 are government and 168 are private facilities.
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