Chennai and Chengalpattu districts continued to account for a significant chunk of every day COVID-19 instances reported in Tamil Nadu. On Tuesday, the 2 districts accounted for almost 60% of the 1,484 contemporary infections.
The State’s total positivity fee rose to six.6%. Chennai reported over 600 instances once more. As many as 632 individuals examined optimistic within the metropolis, taking its total tally to 7,59,773. There have been 239 instances in Chengalpattu, whereas Tiruvallur logged 79 instances. The contemporary instances dipped to 70 in Coimbatore. Kancheepuram and Kanniyakumari reported 59 and 51 instances respectively. Whereas there have been 42 instances in Tiruchi, 32 individuals examined optimistic in Tirunelveli.
Solely Mayiladuthurai had no contemporary an infection within the State. Two returnees from the U.S. and one every from Fiji, Qatar and Assam had been amongst those that examined optimistic.
The State has thus far reported 34,71,289 instances. As many as 736 individuals, together with 381 in Chennai, had been discharged after remedy. The variety of individuals below remedy rose to eight,970, with 43% of them in Chennai (3,869). Whereas there have been 1,552 energetic instances in Chengalpattu, Coimbatore had 616 energetic instances and Tiruvallur had 482 energetic instances.
As many as 22,382 samples had been examined. The mattress occupancy stood at 441 — 145 oxygen-supported, 253 non-oxygen and 43 intensive care unit beds.