Chennai Covid-19 cases dip further, recovery rate up

Chennai: The number of Covid-19 cases has futher dipped in the city. According to data given by the Greater Chennai Corporation, this morning the tally of total positive cases was 5,813 which is at three per cent.

Since the lockdown, Chennai has recorded 2,05,419 cases of Covid-19, of which 1,95,880 have recovered over the months. Nearly 3,726 persons have died due to the viral infection.

As per records, 469 persons have died in Teynampet, 417 persons have died in Anna Nagar and 414 casualties are reported in Kodambakkam.

On 10 November, 10,868 tests were carried out by the city Corporation’s Health department, an effective way to curtail spread.

Currently, Anna Nagar has 419 positive cases and 337 cases in Kodambakkam. In Anna Nagar, 21,459 persons have recovered from the viral disease which is the highest in the city.

The pandemic has affected more men than women. As per data, 62.39 per cent of the patients are male and 37.58 per cent are female.

Around 18.76 per cent of those contracting the virus is from the age group of 50-59 years.

 

NT Bureau