The metropolis additionally leads within the variety of fatalities with 4,467 individuals succumbing to the virus. The variety of samples examined right this moment was at 1,26,298, pushing the cumulative variety of specimens examined up to now to 2.20 crore. Apart from Chennai, Chengalpet added 1,242 circumstances and Coimbatore 1,038 new circumstances whereas 30 districts have clocked new infections in triple digits indicating a pointy enhance of the virus unfold. Cuddalore 218, Dharmapuri 106, Dindigul 228, Erode 313, Kallakurichi 129, Kancheepuram 558, Kanyakumari 301, Karur 116, Krishnagiri 270, Madurai 603, Nagapattinam 187, adopted by others. Among the many 82 deceased, 12 of them, together with a 33 yr outdated man from Ramanathapuram district succumbed to the virus with none pre-existing sickness.
A 19 day outdated child woman from Chennai admitted to the Institute of Youngster Well being and Youngsters Hospital died resulting from Covid-19 pneumonia.
As many as 33 of those that examined constructive right this moment have been returnees from varied locations, the bulletin mentioned.