COVID-19: Statistics of Tamil Nadu as on 05/05/2021 (Source: Media Bulletin dated 05.05.2021)
COVID-19: Statistics of Tamil Nadu as on 05/05/2021
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Passengers returned from other countries by International Airport is from Bahrain (1), Saudi Arabia (1). Passengers returned from other States by Road includes West Bengal (8), Bihar (5), Andhra Pradesh (4), Jharkhand (2), Uttarakhand (1), Kerala (1) and Puducherry (1). Tamil Nadu doesn't use RADT. There may be a difference in number of sample tested given here in the media bulletin and 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 and the districts and 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 and tested & all were found to be negative. 4553 UK returnees arrived between 08/01/2021 & 05/05/2021. Of the above, 4072 were traced & tested, of which 16 are tested positive, 4047 are tested negative. Results of 9 passengers are awaited. The Total Primary Cases returned from UK as on 05/05/2021 & cases through their contacts till date are 40 & 20 in which, 1 primary cases are tested positive & is under treatment in separate isolation ward. Remaining 39 primary and 20 contact cases tested negative on follow-up RT-PCR testing are discharged and completed home quarantine. Out of 167 deaths due to COVID-19, 94 are in Govt Hospitals & 73 are in Private Hospitals.