Coronavirus | Chennai’s case count falls below 2,000
City data 1,971 COVID-19 infections; State studies 22,651 recent instances and 463 deaths
Chennai’s each day COVID-19 case count dropped below 2,000 after 54 days on Friday. As many as 1,971 individuals examined constructive within the metropolis, even because the State logged 22,651 recent instances and 463 deaths.
The metropolis’s each day count had crossed the 2,000-mark on April 11. Till date, 5,13,229 individuals have examined constructive for the an infection within the metropolis.
Coimbatore clocked 2,810 instances, whereas the count remained above 1,000 in three different western districts — Erode (1,619), Salem (1,187) and Tiruppur (1,161). Thanjavur reported 1,004 instances, whereas Chengalpattu noticed 909.
The instances took the State’s tally to 21,95,402. The lively instances fell to 2,68,968. Of these, Coimbatore accounted for 35,694 sufferers and Chennai 26,722.
A complete of 33,646 individuals had been discharged after remedy within the State on Friday. These included 4,590 individuals in Coimbatore and three,364 in Chennai.
In Chennai, 71 individuals succumbed to COVID-19, taking its toll to 7,362. Chengalpattu’s toll crossed 2,000, as 38 extra individuals died of the an infection.
There had been 31 deaths in Coimbatore, 29 in Tiruvallur, 22 every in Kanniyakumari and Perambalur, 21 in Dindigul and 20 in Salem.
Of the 463 deceased, 102 didn’t have co-morbidities. These included an 18-year-old from Salem, who was admitted to a personal hospital on May 22 with complaints of fever and cough for seven days. He died on June 1 as a result of COVID-19 pneumonia.
A 23-year-old girl from Coimbatore with weight problems and hypothyroidism was admitted to the Coimbatore Medical College and ESI Hospital on May 31. She died on June 2 as a result of COVID-19 pneumonia.
A 51-year-old man from Coimbatore, who had examined constructive for COVID-19 on May 31, was introduced useless to the Coimbatore Medical College and ESI Hospital on June 2. He died as a result of COVID-19 pneumonia.
So far, 26,128 individuals have died of COVID-19 within the State.
In the final 24 hours, 1,75,033 samples had been examined within the State. Two extra personal laboratories — Sri Samraj Labs in Tiruvarur and Kanakesa Thevar Memorial Hospital in Pattukkottai — have been accredited for COVID-19 testing. There are actually 271 testing amenities within the State — 69 within the authorities sector and 202 personal amenities.
Another 2,16,145 individuals had been vaccinated on Friday. Of these, 1,22,282 had been within the 18-44 age group. This took the State’s general protection to 95,91,450.
As many as 65,729 individuals aged between 45 and 59 and 25,069 senior residents had been amongst those that had been inoculated.