The central region on Monday recorded 295 new cases of COVID-19 and seven deaths from the infection.
Thanjavur leads the region’s nine districts in terms of new cases and death toll. While 109 people have tested positive for the infection in the district, four have died from complications resulting from the infection. Two patients from Mayiladuthurai and one from Nagapattinam also died.
Tiruchi had the second highest daily count with 44 new cases. Thirty-five people tested positive in Tiruvarur district, 25 in Nagapattinam, 23 in Karur, 21 in Mayiladuthurai, 19 in Pudukottai and 14 in Ariyalur. Perambalur with five cases was bottom of the table.
Thanjavur also had the highest number of active cases with 975 people on treatment, including those in home quarantine as of Monday. There were 559 active cases in Tiruchi, 423 in Tiruvarur, 333 in Nagapattinam, 291 in Mayiladuthurai, 202 in Pudukottai, 188 in Karur, 141 in Ariyalur and 83 in Perambalur.
COVID-19 vaccination camps will be held on Tuesday at the following locations in Tiruchi City:
Renga School of Registration, Srirangam; Anganwadi Centre, Vasantha Nagar, Srirangam; Srimad Andavar College of Arts and Sciences; Renganatha School, Pulimandapam; Bishop Heber Higher Secondary School, Teppakulam; Anganwadi Center, Keezha Devadhanam; Oxford Nursery and Primary School, Thaiyalkara Street, Manimandapa Salai; Settu Kovil, Chinna Sourashtra Street; Corporation School, Madhuram Grounds, EBRoad; Anganwadi Centre, Pookollai; Corporation Overhead Water Tank Complex, Sangiliandapuram; Anganwadi Centre, Malligaipuram; Corporation School, Mela Kalkandarkottai; St. Mary’s Primary and Nursery School, Ponmalaipatti; Corporation Middle School, Subramaniapuram; Jamal Mohamed College, TVS Toll; RCSchool, KK Nagar; Corporation Middle School, Wireless Road; MMBS School, Madurai Main Road, Edamalaipattipudur; Krishnamurthy Nagar Park, KKNagar Main Road; Corporation School, Khajapettai; St. Anne’s College, Melapudur; Anganwadi Center, Periya Milaguparai; Corporation Overhead Water Tank Complex, Manthoppu, Karumandapam; Amirtham Social Service Trust Complex, Bishop Tank Street, Puthur; Holy Redeemer Higher Secondary School, Palakkarai; RCSchool, Uyyakondan Thirumalai; Bishop Heber College; Guild School, Kuratheru; Anganwadi Center, Salai Road, Cholarajapuram; SM Higher Secondary School, Woraiyur; Anganwadi Center, Panchavarnaswamy Temple Street; Seshasayee Institute of Technology, Ariyamangalam; School of Philomena, South Kattur; Nala Sangam, Balaji Nagar, Tiruverumbur and Corporation School, Bhagavathipuram.
Three hundred doses of Covishield will be administered to each of the camps, which will begin at 9:30 a.m., said a press release.