Tamil Nadu Telangana Assembly Elections COVID-19 March 29, 30 Highlights: Tamil Nadu recorded 2279 positive cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the state tally to 8,81,752. Among these, Chennai reported 815 positive cases, bringing the city’s total to 2,47,148. The state recorded 14 deaths on Monday, putting the state toll at 12,684. Twelve of them had succumbed due to comorbidities. A total of 1352 patients were discharged following treatment, taking the total number of recoveries to 8,55,085.
Tamil Nadu’s Health and Family Welfare Department secretary, J Radhakrishnan, on Sunday said that the government will not take any sudden decision on imposing another lockdown in the state as it causes unnecessary panic among the public. He said that there is laxity among workers and the government in taking steps to curb the spread of Covid-19 cases in the state. “We should not squander the gain achieved through effective monitoring measures,” he added.