Is TN witnessing ‘silent’ fourth wave?

The number of daily Covid-19 cases have gone up in Tamilnadu in the past few days. Following the increase, the State government to ask District Collectors to take up preventive measures and strictly enforce Covid appropriate behaviour like wearing of masks.

The number of active cases which stood at just 629 on 1 June  rose to over 11,094 on 30 June. The daily cases, which hovered around the 20s in the second week of April, have now gone up to 2,000. Though the cases are on the rise, the hospitalisation is low with less than 1 per cent of the 65,000 beds earmarked for Covid-19 patients under occupation as on yesterday.