Tamil Nadu recorded 3,645 new circumstances of Covid-19 within the final 24 hours, taking the state-wide tally of circumstances to 9,07,124, in accordance with state well being division’s bulletin on Tuesday night. This is the fifth consecutive day when the state has reported greater than 3000 circumstances each day. Fifteen fatalities have been additionally recorded in the identical timespan, which pushed the dying toll as much as 12,804, in accordance with the bulletin.

State capital Chennai recorded 1,303 circumstances, contributing essentially the most to Tamil Nadu’s tally. With 281 new circumstances, Chengalpattu (304) stood at second place, adopted by Coimbatore (281). Chennai and Chengalpattu each recorded 5 deaths every, the best dying toll within the state.

Polling hours in Tamil Nadu has been extended by an hour to allow Covid-19 patients a chance to cast their votes. Those who’re below remedy for Covid-19 or suspected of being contaminated have an hour lengthy window to vote, from 6pm to 7pm, after regular voting hour ends. The Press Information Bureau in Tamil Nadu tweeted photos of Covid-19 optimistic sufferers voting of their respective constituencies sporting Personal Protective Equipments (PPE). Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam Member of Parliament Okay Kanimozhi, who examined optimistic for Covid-19 earlier this month, voted in Mylapore clad in PPE.

“The body temperature of all voters will be taken and those with fever will be asked to come between 6 and 7pm and vote wearing PPEs,” well being secretary J Radhakrishnan informed reporters at a press convention.

Tuesday’s tally marks a slight lower within the each day caseload, Tamil Nadu had recorded 3,672 new circumstances on Monday. The state which went to polls on Tuesday additionally recorded 1,809 recoveries, the entire restoration within the state now stands at 8,68,722.

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