Tamil Nadu Chennai lockdown Coronavirus news: COVID19 cases in state near 1,00,000; 57 die today

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New Delhi | Updated: Jul 02, 2020 7:24 PM

Tamil Nadu Chennai lockdown rules, Coronavirus news, COVID19 tracker: Tamil Nadu government has extended restrictions in the state till July 31. Meanwhile, a stringent lockdown is in place in Chennai, Madurai, Chengalpattu, Thiruvallur, and Kancheepuram till July 5.

Tamil Nadu lockdown, tamil nadu news, tamil nadu capital, tamil nadu coronavirus, Chennai lockdown news, chennai lockdown rules latest, chennai lockdown period, chennai lockdown details, chennai lockdown rules today, chennai lockdown date, chennai lockdown relaxation, chennai lockdown news latest, chennai lockdown notificationTamil Nadu Chennai lockdown rules, Coronavirus news, COVID19 tracker: In Tamil Nadu, a total of 12,02,204 samples have been tested so far. On June 1, 31,521 samples have been tested in the last 24 hours. (Reuters image)

Tamil Nadu Chennai lockdown rules, Coronavirus news, COVID19 tracker: Tamil Nadu today reported 57 deaths and 4343 new cases of COVID-19. The total number of cases in the state has jumped to 98,392, said Tamil Nadu Health Department. Newly appointed Chennai Commissioner of Police Mahesh Kr Aggarwal has said that people should wear masks, use sanitizer and maintain social distancing. Police personnel have been advised to ensure that these are followed, Aggarwal said. Police have been maintaining strict vigil on the movement of people. “We request people to follow the coronavirus norms and stay at home during the lockdown,” he said.

Coronavirus cases in Tamil Nadu have crossed 94,000-mark and the death toll in the state now stands at 1,264. Yesterday, Tamil Nadu had recorded 3,882 COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours and 63 coronavirus related deaths in the state. Out of the total COVID-19 cases reported in the state, Chennai had registered 2,182 COVID-19 cases. The total coronavirus tally in the Tamil Nadu capital was 60,533. In Tamil Nadu, there are 39,856 active coronavirus cases in the state and a total of 52,926 COVID-19 cases were reported.

In Tamil Nadu, a total of 4,617 children under the age of 12 have tested positive for coronavirus. Meanwhile, the lockdown continues in Chennai, Thiruvallur, Kancheepuram, and Chengalpet.

In Tamil Nadu, a total of 12,02,204 samples have been tested so far. On June 1, 31,521 samples have been tested in the last 24 hours. In Madurai 297 samples have tested, in Ramanathapuram 100, in Salem 162, in Thiruvallur 147 and in Chengalpet 226. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has announced that Amma Unavagam canteens in the four districts — Chengalpet, Thiruvallur, Chennai and Kancheepuram — will provide free food for low-income groups.

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