Amid rising cases, Chennai Corpn says positive development in 2 weeks
Tamil Nadu

Amid rising cases, Chennai Corpn says positive development in 2 weeks

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Chennai, June 1 : With Chennai emerging as corona capital with more than 14,000 cases of the total 22,000-plus cases in Tamil Nadu, Greater Chennai Corporation Commissioner Prakash today assured that positive developments would be seen in the next two weeks.

Talking to reporters here, he said Covid-19 was spreading fast in the city because of the population density, resulting in high numbers. ''We are taking aggressive measures to control the spread and positive changes can be seen in the next two weeks'', he added. As the city entered a new month of lockdown with many more relaxations, the positive cases kept increasing with every passing day and stood at 14,802.

The COVID-19 graph continued to be on the upward trajectory, with Royapuram in North Chennai reporting the highest of 2,737 cases, followed by Kodambakkam, a hotspot, with 1,798 cases and Teynampet, a containment zone, 1,662 positive cases. Thiru-Vi-Ka Nagar, which is in the red zone, has 1,556 cases, while the upmarket Annanagar area reported 1,237 cases. (UNI)

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