Active Covid cases dip in Tamil Nadu, 14 more die – Times of India

Chennai News
CHENNAI: Active Covid-19 cases in Tamil Nadu dropped to 10,491 on Wednesday while 1,232 new cases and 14 deaths were recorded. The case tally touched 7,94,020 and the cumulative death toll reached 11,836.
In the last 24 hours, 69,824 people underwent RTPCR tests across TN, while 1,315 people were discharged. More than 7.71 lakh people have been cured of the viral infection and 1.23 crore people have undergone tests since February.

Although the state reported four cases fewer than Tuesday, 18 districts reported an increase in cases. Hotspot Chennai which reported 333 cases on Tuesday reported 344 cases on Wednesday. Coimbatore, which has the second highest caseload after Chennai also reported 133 cases against 122 on Tuesday.
All districts reported cases on Wednesday; deaths were reported only in seven of the 37 districts. Chennai reported eight deaths, and six other districts Chengalpet, Thiruvallur, Krishnagiri, Salem, Theni and Madurai reported one death each.
Ten districts reported new cases in single digits. Cuddalore and Pudukottai reported nine new cases each, Dharamapuri and Thirupathur reported eight, Sivagangai reported six, Ariyalur reported five, Ramanathapuram and Tenkasi reported two, and Kallakurichi and Perambalur reported one each.
With 621fresh cases, the 11 districts in the north reported 50% of fresh cases. These districts together reported 10 deaths. All deaths were from the Chennai region – Chennai, Kancheepuram, Chengalpet and Tiruvallur. These four districts reported 523 new cases.
The eight districts in the west together reported 353 fresh cases and two deaths. The central districts reported 107 cases, while the 10 southern districts reported 147 cases. There were no deaths in any of the central districts in the last 24 hours, although southern districts had two deaths.
Active cases were highest in the northern districts – 5,294 including 4,468 in the Chennai region. There were 3,043 active cases in the West compared to 991 in the central zone and 1,232 in the south.
With four active cases, Perambalur had the least number of patients under treatment followed by Kallakurichi (25) and Ariyalur (28).