Tamil Nadu Telangana Assembly Elections COVID-19 February 15, 16 Highlights: Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam will be presenting the interim budget for the year 2021-22 on February 23 at Chennai’s Kalaivanar Arangam at 11 am. The announcement was made by State Assembly secretary K Srinivasan Tuesday.
A total of 31 passengers who had returned to Tamil Nadu from UK and 20 of their primary contacts have tested positive for COVID-19 till date. Among the 31 primary cases, nine cases were reported in Chennai, three each in Thanjavur, Madurai and Nilgiris, four each in Chengalpattu and Trichy and one each in Theni, Nagapattinam, Coimbatore, Karur and Virudhunagar. Among the 20 contact cases, six were reported in Chennai, three in Thanjavur, two each in Nilgiris and Theni, four in Chengalpattu and three in Nagapattinam.
Of the 31 primary cases, 28 of them who tested negative in their follow up RT-PCR test have been discharged and kept under home quarantine. Similarly, all 20 contact cases who tested negative in their follow up RT-PCR test have been discharged and kept under home quarantine. Three of the primary cases are under hospital isolation.