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TN reports 48 fresh Covid -19 cases, no deaths

- March 23, 2022

Chennai, March 23 (BPNS)

The Tamil Nadu Directorate of  Public health and Preventive medicine in a statement said that the state has reported 48 fresh Covid -19 cases in the 24 hours ending Tuesday. There are no deaths reported due to Covid -19 during this period, the statement said.

The statement also said that of the 38 districts in the state 22 reported no fresh Covid -19 cases.

The health department said that Ariyalur, Kallakurichi, Kanniyakumari, Karur, Perambalur, Ramanathapuram, Tiruvarur, and Tirunelveli reported either nil Covid -19 cases or cases in single digits for the past one week.

Chennai district reported 18 fresh cases on Tuesday while fifteen districts have less than ten cases of which eight reported only a single case each.

The state has so far reported 34,52,490 Covid cases while the number of deaths due to Covid -19 was 38,025.

The number of active cases has come down to 535 of which 189 cases are reported in Chennai district, the statement said.

The state has inoculated 1,96,759 persons including 1,42,917 children aged 12-14 and 22,918 children aged between 15-18 on Tuesday. The state has to date vaccinated 7,72,025 children in the age group of 12-14 with Corvebax vaccine, the statement said.