Chennai, Hyderabad Coronavirus News April 12, 13 Highlights: A total of 38 passengers who had returned to Tamil Nadu from UK and 20 of their primary contacts have tested positive for COVID-19 till date. A total of 4208 passengers had travelled to Tamil Nadu from UK between January 8 and April 12, of which 3578 have been tested. Among these, 14 have tested positive, 3551 have tested negative and the results of 13 passengers are awaited. While 37 primary cases and 20 contact cases have been discharged following, one passenger is currently under hospital isolation.
Tamil Nadu recorded 6711 positive cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the state tally to 9,40,145. Among these, Chennai reported 2105 positive cases, bringing the city’s total to 2,67,181. The state recorded 19 deaths on Monday, putting the state toll at 12,927. Eighteen of them had succumbed due to comorbidities. A total of 2339 patients were discharged following treatment, taking the total number of recoveries to 8,80,910.