Covid-19 update: Tamil Nadu reported 4,410 new cases on Thursday

  • | Friday | 16th October, 2020

The state also reported 49 virus related deaths, pushing the total death toll to 10,472. Forty seven of them had succumbed due to comorbidities.

Tamil Nadu reported 4,410 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the state’s overall infection tally to 6,74,802.

The state also reported 49 virus related deaths, pushing the total death toll to 10,472. Forty seven of them had succumbed due to comorbidities.

While Chennai recorded 1,148 cases, neighbouring districts of Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur recorded 255 cases, 112 and 192 cases respectively.

After Chennai, Coimbatore again reported the highest number of cases with 395. Among the other Western districts, Erode reported 126, Namakkal 148, Salem 263 and Tiruppur 146 cases.

As of Thursday, the number of active COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu is 41,872. Till date, 4,07,577 males, 2,67,193 females and 32 transgenders have tested positive for the virus in the state. The state discharged 5055 patients following treatment Thursday, putting the total number of recoveries at 6,22,458.

According to a bulletin released by the Health and Family Welfare Department of Tamil Nadu, 86,74,793 samples from the state have been sent for testing till date, with 90,752 samples having been sent yesterday.



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