India crosses 14 lakh and Tamil Nadu continues with near 7,000 covid 19 infectionsVignesh Subbaian (Author) Published Date : Jul 27, 2020 21:01 IST
India crosses today, July 27, the 14 lakhs mark to retain the third position for the worst-hit country in the world by COVID 19. The deaths have now 32,771 to be in the sixth position of countries with highest deaths in the world. Prime minister today said that India is better than other countries in the fight against COVID 19 due to the right decisions at the right time.
Tamil Nadu, today with the fourth day of close to 7,000 cases, is retaining the second position in the worst affected cases in India with above 2,20,000 cases. The chief minister Edapadi Palanisamy prided today of Tamil Nadu to have the best medical facilities that the whole world envies.
Coronavirus in Tamil Nadu
Today is the fourth day that the new infection cases cannot cross the 7,000 marks with only seven less than it. It has taken the total infection cases to 2,20,716. The 77 deaths today take the total death tally to 3,571 deaths. Chennai is continuously reducing its infections to today's 1,138 new cases only.
It is despite more than 10,000 tests in Chennai. But the adjacent districts to Chennai is continually rising in new infections. It is even after many of their parts were under intense lockdown along with Chennai.
The increase of cases in these three districts only confirms the spread of the virus to the villages is the opinion of experts. The new cases in these districts include Chengalpattu- 448, Kancheepuram- 362, and Tiruvallur- 474.
COVID 19 in Tamil Nadu districts
Coimbatore has seen a shocking rise in new infections today with 313 infections. While Madurai only 249, Coimbatore is continuously rising in its infections in the last few days. It is alarming as it could spread to the interior villages of Coimbatore. Tiruchy and Salem also have a high of 188 and 190, respectively. The other districts to have risen in new infections include
- Cuddalore - 107
- Dindigul - 138
- Kallakurichi -238
- Kanyakumari - 239
- Ranipet - 273
- Tenkasi -112,
- Thanjavur -115
- Theni - 280
- Tiruvannamalai - 262
- Toothukudi - 349
- Tirunelveli - 185
- Vellore - 184
- Villupuram - 138
- Virudunagar - 339