Tamil Nadu reports 50 more cases of Covid-19

CHENNAI: On Tuesday afternoon it announced that 50 more patients tested positive, bringing the total number of cases in the state to 124. Earlier in the day, seven people tested positive.

Among the 50 patients who tested positive, 45 people traveled to Delhi to attend a conference by the health secretary, Beela Rajesh said.

In addition to them, four others in Chennai and another person in Kanyakumari tested positive.

I appeal to the people who attended the conference to come for health screenings. If you don't, this will affect your family, community and the state in general, he said.

At least 1,500 people attended the conference and 1,131 returned to Tamil Nadu. “The state has tracked down and 515 people attended. but we have not been able to trace the others, he said. Today, 45 people who attended the conference tested positive, he said.

The state is making a containment plan around the houses of the people who tested positive.

Police and health officials are tracking people who traveled to Delhi. Some of their phones are turned off.