Tamil Nadu Coronavirus News July 15, 16 Highlights: The results for the class 12 exams were declared by the Directorate of Government Exams (DGE) today. Almost all of the over 7.99 lakh students who had appeared Tamil Nadu Plus Two Higher Secondary exams have cleared it.
The board announced that 92.3 % of students passed the Class XII exams this year. This is not only one per cent rise from 91.3 per cent last year but the highest ever pass percentage in the past five years.
Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu recorded 4496 positive cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the state tally to 1,51,820. Among these, Chennai reported 1291 positive cases, bringing the city’s total to 80,961.
Tamil Nadu recorded 68 deaths on Wednesday, putting the state toll at 2167. As of Wednesday, the number of active COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu is 47,340.
The state discharged 5000 patients following treatment Wednesday, putting the total number of discharged patients at 1,02,310.