The Tamil Nadu authorities has introduced a two week lockdown from May 10 amid a surge in COVID-19 instances. The order was issued a day after the state recorded its largest day spike of recent Covid infections.
The order was issued a day after the state recorded its largest day spike of 26,465 new infections.
The 26,465 new instances on Friday has pushed the caseload within the southern state to 13,23,965. Up to 197
virus-related deaths had been additionally witnessed within the state through the interval, taking the whole variety of fatalities to fifteen,171.
Chennai accounted for six,738 new infections, totalling 3,77,042 until date. It additionally leads within the whole variety of fatalities at 5,081.
Tamil Nadu is among the many 12 states which have over one lakh energetic COVID-19 instances every at current, in response to the central authorities.