Chennai covid 19

With 1 per cent active COVID cases, 1.3 percent positivity, Tamil Nadu begins new year on hopeful note

With sizable population tested, Officials say that this year testing and follow up would be strongly focused on travelers.

published on : 1st January 2021

Enforcement of mask extremely poor in public places: TN Health Secretary to district administrations 

Radhakrishnan pointed out that unless testing is increased to pre-festival levels, the State is likely to miss emerging hotspots and clusters. “Next 14 to 28 days is important,” he added.

published on : 17th November 2020

Ninety five per cent COVID-19 patients in Chennai discharged, active cases down to 3.2 per cent

The city is currently recording around 700 cases every day and Corporation officials said the number might go down if the trend continues.

published on : 1st November 2020

Active COVID-19 cases in Chennai at 4.5 per cent; celebrate festivals with precautions, say experts

With the 15 Corporation zones recording less than 1,000 cases, active cases in Chennai has now come down to  4.5 per cent.

published on : 27th October 2020

Daily COVID-19 tally rises in Chennai but percentage of active cases still almost the same

The number of active cases, as on Friday, was 11,615 out of the total tally of 1,68,689 COVID-19 cases recorded in the city so far. Of this, 60.53% were males and 39.47% were females.

published on : 3rd October 2020

As CIP for COVID containment in slums ends, Chennai civic body to continue fever surveillance

A senior corporation official told Express, 'The CIP programme has given good results and the cases detected in slums have become very meagre, as analysed spatially and temporally.'

published on : 19th September 2020

Chennai Metro rail services set to resume from September 7, crowd control staff to be deployed

According to a statement from Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL), the train services will be initially operational from 8 am to 8 pm and the timings may be changed based on the requirement, gradually.

published on : 3rd September 2020

COVID-19 curve in Chennai won’t see sharp fall, don't hide symptoms, warn top officials

Prakash said the spike in cases was anticipated when inter-district travel was relaxed and the civic body is taking measures to identify, test and quarantine those with symptoms

published on : 28th August 2020

20 per cent of Chennai’s population have attended COVID-19 fever camps so far

While the fever camps gained enormous traction in the initial stages up to July, the number of people attending them slumped subsequently in August

published on : 25th August 2020

20 per cent of Chennai's residents have undergone home quarantine, shows corporation data

A total of 21,01,808 people were reported to have been under home quarantine until Sunday

published on : 24th August 2020

Chennai sees COVID-19 spike with 1282 new patients; five zones have 1000-plus active cases

866 people were discharged on Friday taking the total number discharged to 1,07,492 which is about 87.5 percent

published on : 21st August 2020

With active COVID-19 cases back on the rise in Chennai, more tests advised in West and South zones

The active cases had come down from a high of 24,890 on July 5 to 10,868 on August 12 due to the intense lockdown and containment measures. But since then, they have risen to 12,256 on August 19.

published on : 19th August 2020

Chennai sees drop in Covid-19 cases as number of the cured rises

Corporation officials said that the priority now is to bring down the mortality rate to 1.5 percent in the coming weeks.

published on : 10th August 2020

COVID-19 cases continue to soar in northern Tamil Nadu

Number of cases continued to soar in Chennai’s neighbouring districts with Chengalpattu reporting 446 cases, Kancheepuram 393 and Tiruvallur 317.

published on : 3rd August 2020

Chennai records negative growth rate of 2% in new Covid-19 cases

As for the zone wise growth rate of new cases, the rate of Covid-19 cases has come down in Adyar, Anna Nagar, Thiru Vi Ka Nagar, Teynampet and Kodambakkam zones.

published on : 2nd August 2020
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