50% reduction in positive casses in Tamilnadu

Chennai: A total of 33 people tested positive on Wednesday taking the number of coronavirus cases in Tamilnadu to 1,629. There was more than 50 per cent reduction in the number of positive cases Wednesday when compared to 76 cases Tuesday.

No deaths were reported on Wednesday as the corona toll stood at 18 in the State. An official release here said of the 33 cases, Chennai reported a maximum of 15 cases.

Other positive cases were reported from Thanjavur (5), Madurai (4), Ariyalur & Tiruvallur (2 each), Dindugul, Kancheepuram, Trichy, Tiruvannamalai and Villupuram (one each).

A total of 27 people were discharged Wednesday as those returned home after treatment went up to 662 which was about 40.63 per cent of the total positive cases reported in the State.


NT Bureau