Tamil Nadu is seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases, and the government is pointing out non-compliance with the protocol.
Tamil Nadu is once again seeing an increase in COVID-19 instances. In the previous three days, the number of new infections has increased. Ma Subramanian, Tamil Nadu’s health minister, acknowledged that the number of new infections in the state on Thursday was 1859, slightly higher than the previous day. The state had 1756 COVID instances the day prior. The state government’s concerns have grown as the number of new cases has increased. According to the Health Minister, individuals in the state are not wearing masks and are not following COVID rules. The Minister further stated that vigilance at the Tamil Nadu-Kerala border has been enhanced.
The state had already issued an alert notice, and the state Health Ministry had told the media that Chief Minister MK Stalin will begin a one-week awareness campaign. After 69 days, there was a significant increase in instances. According to the Health Department, the unexpected spike in cases may result in a third wave.
On Friday, Tamil Nadu recorded 1,947 COVID instances, increasing the total to 25,577,611. The state’s capital, Chennai, alone recorded 181 new COVID cases in the previous 24 hours. The death toll in the state has risen to 28, bringing the overall number of dead to 34,050. The overall number of recovered patients in the past 24 hours was 2193, and the total number of COVID tests administered throughout the state was 1,56,843.
In light of the imminent threat of COVID-19, the MK Stalin-led administration in Tamil Nadu declared another week of lockdown on Friday. The state administration issued a week-long lockdown while also warning residents to follow the COVID-19 protocol. The administration, on the other hand, did not relent this time.
Concerning COVID cases in neighboring states, Karanataka saw a significant increase in new positive coronavirus infections on Thursday. The number of new cases in the state increased by 34% from Wednesday to 2,052. COVID instances have also increased dramatically in Kerala. On Thursday, it recorded 22,064 new cases, with a positive rate of 13.53 percent. Meanwhile, just three new COVID cases were reported in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. So far, the total number of cases in this area has reached 7534, including 129 losses.
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