Till now 2,29,670 samples have been taken and sent for testing.
COVID-19 testing is done in 37 Government and 16 Private labs all over
Tamil Nadu. One Government lab District Headquarters Hospital Tiruppur is added. 6,535 persons have tested positive till date. 2,22,576 samples were
tested negative. Testing of 559 samples are under process. 10,264 samples
are repeat samples. 1,824 COVID-19 positive patients have been discharged
following treatment till today. Hence, 4,664 active cases are under treatment
as on today.
The general public are advised to adhere to health advisories and
travel advisories issued by the state Government. Public should follow the
cough etiquette by covering the face using handkerchief / towel while
sneezing/ coughing. Do frequent hand washing with soap and water.
- Death Case No.41: A 67 year old female with comorbidities from Chennai admitted on 01.05.2020 in RGGGH, died on 08.05.2020 at 10 PM.
- Death Case No.42: A 70 year old female with comorbidities from Ramanathapuram admitted on 05.05.2020 in Sivagangai Medical College, died on 09.05.2020 at 12.15 PM.
- Death Case No.43: A 58 year old female from Chennai, admitted on 07.05.2020 in Kilpauk MCH, died on 08.05.2020 at 12.05 AM.
- Death Case No.44: A 73 year old female with comorbidities from Chennai, admitted on 04.05.2020 in Kilpauk MCH, died on 04.05.2020 at 03.40 PM.