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Tamil Nadu's Positivity Rate Crosses 10%, Nearly 14,000 New Covid Cases


Tamil Nadu's Positivity Rate Crosses 10%, Nearly 14,000 New Covid Cases

Coronavirus: Tamil Nadu has imposed a complete lockdown on coming Sunday. (File)

Chennai/New Delhi:

Tamil Nadu reported 13,990 new circumstances of coronavirus within the final 24 hours, with the state’s positivity price hovering above 10 per cent, because the state imposed new restrictions in view of the Pongal pageant.

The brand new circumstances have been detected among the many 1,35,266 samples examined in the present day. Moreover, 11 deaths have been additionally reported within the state that elevated its loss of life rely to 36,866.

Of the brand new circumstances, Chennai accounted for six,190 recent infections adopted by Chengalpattu with 1,696 and Thiruvallur 1,054 new circumstances. On Sunday, 12,895 new circumstances have been detected within the state.

No new case of the brand new Omicron variant was detected throughout the state on Monday, in line with the state well being bulletin.

With 2,547 contaminated coronavirus sufferers getting discharged after remedy, Tamil Nadu’s restoration tally has elevated to 27,14,643. The state at the moment has 62,767active circumstances.

Chennai’s restoration rely additionally elevated to five,55,321 with town witnessing 1,127 recoveries in a single day. Town reported 4 new virus-related deaths in the present day.

The state, in the meantime, tightened restrictions forward of the Pongal pageant and prolonged lockdown restrictions until January 31. Moreover, a complete lockdown has additionally been introduced on coming Sunday. There are 30,843 lively circumstances within the metropolis.

Locations of worship within the state will probably be closed for the general public from January 14 until January 18, in line with the brand new restrictions. Pongal particular outstation buses with be allowed to run with solely 75 per cent occupancy. This will probably be along with the present pointers.

With inputs from PTI

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