Corona Virus Disease (COVID 19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered Corona Virus. The COVID-19 virus spreads primarily through droplets of saliva or discharge from the nose, when an infected person coughs or sneezes. The best way to prevent and slow down transmission is to protect yourself and others from infection, by washing off your hands frequently either by soap or using a sanitizer, not touching your face and following social distancing guidelines.
The Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Government of Tamil Nadu is bringing out daily bulletin on the status of COVID-19. Based on this data, the below mentioned graph explains the cumulative count of Positive Cases, Recovery Cases and Death Cases of COVID 19, in Tamil Nadu till 31st August 2020.
From the graph, it is seen that the number of Active cases got decreased from 56,738 as on 01st August 2020 to 52,578 as on 31st August 2020, and the number of recovery cases got increased from 1,90,966 as on 01st August 2020 to 3,68,141 as on 31st August 2020.