After 83 days, TN’s daily Covid cases go below 5,000 mark

For the first time in almost three months (83 days to be precise), fresh cases in Tamilnadu dropped below the 5,000 mark on Monday when the State recorded 4,879 cases, which took the case tally to 6,61,264 cases. Continue Reading

Chennai’s Covid-19 cases cross 50,000 mark

Coronavirus figures in Chennai crossed 50,000 mark today. The surge in Covid-19 numbers refuses to drop, with the virus accelerating each day. Continue Reading

Chennai to cross 20,000 mark, 7 zones have more than 1,000 Covid cases each

All 15 zones of Greater Chennai Corporation are hit by coronavirus with thousand-odd cases being reported from seven zones. More Covid-19 cases and more fatalities are reported in various parts of the metropolis today. Continue Reading

Covid-19: Tamilnadu crosses 14,000 mark, 786 new cases

By reporting 786 new cases of coronavirus, Tamilnadu today crossed 14,000 mark. As many as 569 out of the total 786 cases are from Chennai. Continue Reading

Covid-19: Tamilnadu inches close to 5,000 mark

In a massive spurt, the total number corona positive cases went past the 700 mark on a single day on Wednesday, taking Tamilnadu’s tally closer to the 5,000 mark, even as the rose to 35 with the death of two people. Continue Reading

With TN crossing 2,000-mark, govt in Catch-22 situation

The Tamilnadu government has to address two key issues now- It has to ease lockdown restrictions post 3 May, but should also take steps to prevent the spread of coronavirus, which has crossed 2,000-mark in the State. Continue Reading

Covid-19 global toll crosses 100,000 mark

The global death toll due to coronavirus crossed the 100,000 mark on late Friday, with Italy, the US and Spain accounting for over half of the fatalities, while there were over 1.65 million cases with well over a fourth of them in the US only. Continue Reading

Covid-19 cases touch 700,000 mark

The number of coronavirus cases around the world crossed the 700,000 mark near midnight on Monday, with the US comprising over a seventh of them, while the death toll crossed the 33,500 mark, with Italy (10,779) and Spain (6,606) accounting for over half of them, as the Johns Hopkins University’s Coronavirus Resource Centre. Continue Reading