Tamil Nadu

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image/svg+xml1 millionand rising sharplyTamil Nadu’s overall tally of COVID-19 cases since the pandemic broke out crossed one million on Monday, making it the fourth State to reach the fgure after Maharashtra, Kerala and Karnataka. The jump from nine lakh to 10 lakh cases took the shortest time, indicating the intensity of the second wave10,02,392CASES13,157DEATHS (1.31%)75,116ACTIVE CASES9,14,119RECOVERIES (91.19%)2.13CRORE TESTS PERFORMED1181 2 3 456 7 89 102216171718215311214The number of days it took to add successive one lakh cases to the tallyThough the age-group wise number of people getting afected has largely remained the same, the graph shows that while the percentage of afected people in the 13 to 60 age group declined after the frst wave, it has been witnessing a surge during the second wave1 lakh2 lakh3 lakh4 lakh5 lakh6 lakh7 lakh8 lakh9 lakh10 lakh4.519.93.318.11.28.5212.1313.9413.74.7135.112.84.9123.475.678.690.285.983.182.382.382.18381.515.10 TO 12 YEARS13 TO 60 YEARS60+ YEARSTOP SIX STATES WITH THE HIGHEST NUMBER OF ACTIVE CASESParameterMaharashtraUttar PradeshKarnatakaChhattisgarhKeralaTamil NaduActive cases6,72,0371,91,4571,33,5621,28,01994,00975,116Total cases (in lakh)38.48.511.65.412.410.0Cases per million31,1783,58017,18518,50934,71812,877Total deaths60,4739,83013,3515,9084,92913,157CFR1.581. per million1,93,7091,60,8633,49,2112,22,9413,99,7752,69,225Source: Tamil Nadu Health and Family Welfare Department, www.mohfw.gov.in | Population data based on UIDAI’s projection as of December 31, 2020HOW THE STATE RANKS IN VARIOUS PARAMETERS1,10,00090,00070,00050,00030,00010,00010,0008,0006,0004,0002,0000Tamil Nadu is witnessing a consistent rise in the test positivity rate (TPR). On Monday, the TPR was 9.99%. The graph shows the fve-day rolling average of tests performed and the fve-day rolling average of cases in the past yearApril 19, 2020April 19, 2021