Tamil Nadu Chennai Coronavirus News July 22, 23 Highlights: Tamil Nadu on Wednesday reported 5,849 fresh Covid-19 cases – the highest in a single day, taking its tally to 1,86,492. The total number of cases on Wednesday included 74 returnees from other countries and states.
With 522 deaths in the past 24 hours, including 444 deaths notified after report of Death Reconciliation Committee in Greater Chennai Corporation, the toll reached 3144.
A bulletin by the Tamil Nadu Health Department added that the committee has recommended that an additional 444 deaths would fall under the category of Covid death as per the ICMR guidelines though such cases were medically considered dead due to co-morbidity or other terminal illness.
Among all the districts, Chennai continued to top the list with 1171 cases. Apart from Chennai, Thiruvallur (430), Ranipet (414), Virudhunagar (363), Thoothukudi (327) and Kancheepuram (325) recorded most number of Covid-19 cases.