Tamil Nadu Chennai Coronavirus News September 7, 8 Highlights: The Southern Railway on Monday announced that two more special trains, Chennai Central – New Delhi – Chennai Central Superfast Express Special (Daily) and Chennai Central – Chhapra – Chennai Central Superfast Express Special (Bi-weekly) will resume operations from September 12.
Reservation of tickets for the two special trains will begin from September 10 at 8 am, said a release from Southern Railway.
Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu recorded 5776 positive cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the state tally to 4,69,256. Among these, Chennai reported 949 positive cases, bringing the city’s total to 1,42,603. Tamil Nadu recorded 89 deaths on Monday, putting the state toll at 7925. 82 of them had succumbed due to comorbidities.
As of Monday, the number of active COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu is 51,215. Till date, 2,83,073 males, 1,86,154 females and 29 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, 53,79,011 samples from the state have been sent for testing till date, with 80,503 samples having been sent yesterday.
The state discharged 5930 patients following treatment Monday, putting the total number of recoveries at 4,10,116.