Tamil Nadu reported 33 more Covid-19 positive cases on Wednesday taking the total number to 1,629, even as the government said there is a steady decline in the percentage of those test positive
Chennai is now the centre of focus for Covid-19 in Tamil Nadu. With a total of 373 cases, the capital city contributes to nearly one-fourth of the total 1,629 positive cases in the State. Coimbatore is a distant second with 134 and Tirupur third with 109 cases, according to government data. There is a 10 percentage point decline from April 7,” said a senior epidemiologist at the Covid-19 control room.
On April 7, when the state recorded 621 cases, it announced that nearly 13% of the 5,015 samples it had tested were positive. By Wednesday, 53,072 people had been tested and 3% were found to be infected.
A Chennai-based government doctor and 76 others were discharge rom hospitals, taking the total number of patients to 662 – – 40% of those who tested positive for the viral infection so far