Tamil Nadu reported 2,722 freshmen coronavirusInfections, pushing Friday’s overall caseload to 34.96,321
There were no additional deaths. Covid-19The toll has remained the same at 38,028, as reported in a medical bulletin.
2.413% of the affected people were able to recover from the virus within the last 24 hours. This leaves a total of 34.39.606 and 18,687 active cases.
Chennai has been adding cases in four numbers over the last few days. It is followed by Chengalpet 474; Tiruvallur 191 and Coimbatore 133. The remainder was spread throughout other districts. Ariyalur had the lowest number of infections with one.
The capital of the state is the most affected district with 7,335 active cases and 7,69778 coronavirus cases.
According to the health bulletin, 32,614 samples have been tested within the last 24 hours. This brings the total number of tests to 6.74 million.
The Centre was asked by the state government to release 35.52 million vaccine doses that would expire on September 30 to be used to administer precautionary booster shots free of charge to people aged 18 to 59 years.
During a virtual interaction with Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya, Minister for Medical and Family Welfare Ma Subramanian made a request to administer 35.52 lakh doses, which were with the health department, as ‘precautionary booster dose’ to those aged between 18-59 years at government hospitals.
Private health care facilities currently administer the precautionary booster dose to people aged 18-59 years. They charge around Rs 300 per jab.
He stated that the government had an inventory of 78.78.980 vaccine doses as of July 6.