COVID-19: Statistics of Tamil Nadu as on 02/05/2021 (Source: Media Bulletin dated 02.05.2021)
COVID-19: Statistics of Tamil Nadu as on 02/05/2021
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Passengers returned from other Countries by International Airport is from UAE (1). Passengers returned from other States by Road includes Andhra Pradesh (11), Jharkhand (3), West Bengal (3), Odisha (3), Karnataka (2), Uttar Pradesh (1), Mizoram (1) and Tripura (1). Tamil Nadu doesn't use RADT. There may be a difference in number of sample tested given here in the media bulletin & the ICMR portal in view of time-lag between test conducted, results declared that are shared in real time basis by the labs to the state & the districts & the time taken for the data updation in the ICMR portal. Approximately 2300 passengers travelled from UK between 25th Nov & 23rd Dec forenoon. Of the above, 2146 were traced & tested, of which 24 were tested positive & 2122 were tested negative. Though these 2122 travellers already were tested negative, as a matter of extra precaution 3977 close contacts of them were traced & tested, all were found to be negative. 4507 UK returnees arrived between 08/01/2021 & 02/05/2021. Of the above, 4032 were traced & tested, of which 16 are tested positive, 4009 are tested negative. Results of 7 passengers are awaited. The Total Primary Cases returned from UK as on 02/05/2021 & cases through their contacts till date are 40 & 20 respectively, which are classified by districts namely Chennai (9,6), Thanjavur (3,3), Madurai (5,0), Nilgiris (3,2), Chengalpattu (5,4), Theni (1,2), Nagapattinam (1,3), Coimbatore (1,0), Karur (2,NA), Virudhunagar (1,NA), Tiruchirappalli (8,0) and Sivaganga (1,0). Of the above 40 primary & 20 contact cases, 1 primary case tested positive is under treatment in separate isolation ward. Remaining 39 primary & 20 contact cases tested negative on follow-up RT-PCR testing are discharged & completed home quarantine. Out of 153 deaths due to COVID-19, 72 are in Govt Hospitals & 81 are in Private Hospitals.