Tamil Nadu Telangana Assembly Elections COVID-19 February 3, 4 Highlights: Tamil Nadu recorded 512 positive cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the state tally to 8,39,866. Among these, Chennai reported 145 positive cases, bringing the city’s total to 2,31,711. The state recorded four deaths on Wednesday, putting the state toll at 12,371. All four of them had succumbed due to comorbidities. The state discharged 533 patients following treatment, putting the total number of recoveries at 8,23,001.
As of Wednesday, the number of active COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu is 4494. Till date, 5,07,588 males, 3,32,244 females and 34 transgenders have tested positive for the virus in the state.
Expelled AIADMK leader and close aide of late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, VK Sasikala will be reaching Chennai on February 7, her nephew and AMMK general secretary TTV Dhinakaran informed on Wednesday. “Chinamma was a mother, sister to Amma (Jayalalithaa). She is the epitome of sacrifice. She dedicated her life to Amma without any expectation. She saved AIADMK from breaking into many factions. She struggled so much in prison and even after coming out, she tested positive for Covid-19. By god’s grace, she is fine now. She is coming to Chennai after a week’s rest,” Dhinakaran said.