Tamil Nadu Chennai Coronavirus August 10, 11 Highlights: State tally crosses 3 lakh with 5914 fresh cases
Tamil Nadu Chennai Coronavirus (Covid-19), Lockdown Latest News August 10, 11 Highlights: So far, 5,40,175 passengers have entered Tamil Nadu through various modes of transport and 5,814 passengers have tested positive.
A mural dedicated to Corona warriors of the state in Chennai.
Tamil Nadu Chennai Coronavirus News August 10, 11 Highlights: A total of 5,914 persons tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday, taking the total number of cases to 3,02,815. With 114 deaths in the past 24 hours, the death toll reached 5,041.
Chennai managed to report less than 1,000 cases for the fourth consecutive day. With 976 people testing positive on Monday, the city has reported 1,10,121 cases till date.
As many as 6,037 persons were discharged yesterday, taking the number of recoveries to 2,44,675. There are 53,099 active cases in Tamil Nadu as of Monday.
A total of 67,153 RT-PCR tests were conducted on Monday. The total number of sample tests have now reached 32,92,958.
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The SSI is the fifth police personnel to succumb to the virus. (Representational)
Special Sub-Inspector (SSI) Pauldurai (56), who was arrested along with ten other police officers in connection with the custodial death of a father-son duo in Sathankulam town of Thoothukudi in Tamil Nadu, succumbed to Covid-19 on Monday.
Pauldurai was admitted to Madurai Rajaji Government Hospital on July 24 after he tested positive for the virus. His condition deteriorated in the last few days. He also had diabetes and heart diseases. He was shifted to the emergency ward on August 8. He passed away this morning.
Small temples, mosques, dargahs, churches and other religious places with an annual income below Rs 10,000 in the corporation areas reopened for worship on Monday. Besides these, private gyms and driving schools across the state were also reopened.
Four students from Tamil Nadu pursuing medical education in Russia drowned in a river in that country and directions have been issued to bring back their remains back home at the earliest, Chief Minister K Palaniswami said on Monday.
He said he has directed senior government officials to immediately get in touch with the External Affairs Ministry and the Indian embassy in Russia, and arrange for bringing back the bodies of the four who drowned in the Volga river.