IIT Madras reports 11 more COVID-19 cases, tally reaches 182

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Updated on Apr 29, 2022 17:19 IST

Meanwhile, the institute has asked people to get themselves tested in case they observe any Covid-19-related symptoms and advised everyone to wear masks, maintain social distancing, and practice all Covid-19 safety protocols.

IIT Madras reports 11 more COVID-19 cases, tally reaches 182

IIT Madras reports 11 more COVID-19 cases, tally reaches 182

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras has been reporting COVID-19 positive cases for over a week now. The tally today rose up to 182 after 11 more people tested positive for the virus. 

"At least 11 more positive cases were reported today. Total positive cases 182 now," the Tamil Nadu Health Secretary, Dr J Radhakrishnan said. On Thursday, the IIT Madras registered 171 Covid cases on the campus. The health secretary informed that IIT Madras has not been closed as of now, however, the government along with campus authorities are trying their best to ensure that the Covid cluster does not spread to the other places from the university. 

Meanwhile, the institute has asked people to get themselves tested in case they observe any Covid-19-related symptoms and advised everyone to wear masks, maintain social distancing, and practice all Covid-19 safety protocols.  Earlier on Wednesday, IIT Madras had 111 Covid-19 positive cases on the campus, according to the Tamil Nadu health department.
Meanwhile, ndia on Friday reported 3,377 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the highest tally since mid-March. The country also reported 60 covid-19 related deaths, the ministry of health affairs said. The 60 new fatalities include 42 from Karnataka, 14 from Kerala, and two each from Delhi and Maharashtra. The overall death count across the country stands at nearly 5.24 lakhs, with Maharashtra reporting nearly 1.50 lakh deaths. Kerala reported 68,966 fatalities.The active cases increased by 821 while 2,496 people recovered from the contagious virus.

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