Health Ministry Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said the active cases of COVID-19, which comprised 88.83 per cent of the total caseload on March 31, have reduced to 28.21 per cent as on date.
250 cases were due to local transmission, source of infection remains unknown in 14 cases
Out of 36 new positive cases in Ariyalur, 30 had returned from Koyambedu market in Chennai and six persons came in contact with them. They were admitted to Ariyalur GH.
The administration, however, maintains that trading is normal inside the market and that all contacts of those infected are being traced.
With more people being tested for coronavirus infection, the number of positive cases in the State has surged and touched 100 on Sunday following a week of dip...
With 17 new positive cases of COVID-19 on Friday, the highest in a day recorded in the district so far, the number of persons in the district has rose to 35.
Around 40 policemen and their family members, have also been found infected by the deadly virus.
Out of the total positive cases, the number of active cases in the state is 146, the state health department's daily bulletin said, adding 34 patients have been discharged.
The Kayalpattinam GH doctor and the husband of the Pitchivilai PHC doctor had attended the Tablighi Jamaat meeting in March.
The schoolboy from Brixton in south London started showing symptoms of coronavirus last week and was rushed to hospital after he had trouble breathing.
A doctor, nurse and paramedical staff should be present at the centre and beds should be placed at 6 feet distance.
New York state — where the death toll closed in on 1,000, up by more than 200 from the day before — remained the epicenter of the U.S. outbreak.
Eight more persons tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday, taking the total tally to 50.
People living in areas around COVID-19 positive patients have to wear face masks at all times, even when they are home, said city Corporation Commissioner G Prakash on Sunday.
The three patients are undergoing treatment at Government Stanley Medical College Hospital and Government Kilpauk Medical College Hospital.