Coronavirus infections continue to skyrocket in Tamil Nadu

Flying Squad at work by Coimbatore City Police
Flying Squad at work by Coimbatore City Police

Highest coronavirus cases in Tamil Nadu today to touch two lakhs: With total coronavirus cases touching 13 lakhs in India, in Tamil Nadu, it touches two lakhs with today's 6, 785 cases. The central government sends a letter to the state government about opening schools in September. The election commission announced conducting bypolls at an appropriate date. Madras High Court orders the Tamil Nadu government to submit records of places where the COVID 19 patients are taken.

Coronavirus infections continue to skyrocket in Tamil Nadu: Tamil Nadu continues to be in the second position of the most affected state by the coronavirus. And it only rises every passing day from 3000+ until July 10 to now 7,000. It is almost double that infection within 15 days in Tamil Nadu and are in line with that of the infection rise in India. The number of infection cases to cross 13 lakhs today in India, it is 1,99,749 in Tamil Nadu now. For the third day this month, the highest 88 deaths were reported today to take the death tally to 3,320.

Madras High Court orders the government to submit details of places where the COVID 19 patients are taken: Today the Madras High court heard a habeas corpus petition by Tulasidas to produce his missing elderly father affected by COVID 19. His father went missing after taken in the ambulance for being infected by coronavirus to Rajiv Gandhi hospital. The petition came before the division bench of judges Kirubakaran and V M Velumani for hearing today, July 24.

An affidavit filed on behalf of the corporation commissioner Prakash informed the court that though their responsibility ends with bringing the patient to the hospital, efforts are on to find the elderly COVID 19 patient. The judges then questioned if there are coordination of efforts by the Chennai Corporation and the health department. The government counsel confirmed that there is proper coordination between them and will submit all records of the places where the COVID 19 patients are taken.

COVID 19 in Tamil Nadu: Though there is a sudden spike in the number of infection cases in many states like Karnataka, UP, and others, Tamil Nadu retains the second position in the number of infection cases. Despite the rapid rise, Chennai seems to have control over the virus with only 1,299 cases, but the other districts, especially the southern districts and those adjacent to Chennai, are skyrocketing now. Of the 5486 cases, the most affected districts include

Coimbatore - 189, Chengalpattu - 419, Kallakuruchi - 179, Kancheepuram - 349, Kanyakumari - 266, Madurai - 326, Ranipet- 222, Salem - 122, Thanjavur- 186, Theni- 234, Tiruvallur - 378, Tiruvannamalai - 134, Toothukudi - 313, Tirunelveli - 171, Trichy - 217, Vellore- 174, Villupuram - 164, Virudunagar - 424.

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