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COVID 19 - TN and Chennai maintain the high numbers of the past few days

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 • Tamil Comments

The official COVID 19 updates today shows another huge increase in the number of patients in Tamil Nadu with 509 new cases.  Chennai following the trend of the past ten days or so has maintained high numbers of 380 persons testing positive in the past twenty-four hours which is almost three fourths the number of the whole state.  There are now 5262 cases in Chennai alone till date.  This is a clear indication that the rest of the state is more or less stable.

12,780 samples were tested today. out of the  2,79,467 samples tested till date. 2,68,250 persons have been tested so far. Of the 9227 cases, 6136 are male patients, 3088 female 3 transgenders and 529 children under the age of 12 have been affected so far.

The total number of coronavirus patients in Tamil Nadu now stands at 9227 out of whom 2176 have been discharged (42 today) and the death toll has risen to 64 after 3 persons lost their lives today.  The good news is that no cases have been reported in Erode, Coimbatore, Sivagangai and Tiruppur.  Salem has also moved into the green zone.


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