Thermal scanning was done for employees and visitors to the Head Post Office on Gandhiji Road in Erode on Tuesday. Five employees tested positive for COVID-19 and the post office was closed from July 3 to July 13.

Thermal scanning became once done for employees and guests to the Head Publish Role of enterprise on Gandhiji Avenue in Erode on Tuesday. 5 employees tested sure for COVID-19 and the put up gather of residing of job became once closed from July 3 to July 13.   | Characterize Credit: M_GOVARTHAN

Fresh cases reported from I-T Dept. gather of residing of job, RAF Battalion

Coimbatore district reported the highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases on Tuesday with 188 extra folks making an attempt out sure.

Properly being officials talked about three extra officers from the Earnings Tax (I-T) Division gather of residing of job in Coimbatore tested sure. Already, a senior legit of the Division, who got here from Delhi, and three of his family had gotten smaller the illness.

Three cases had been reported from the 105 Snappy Circulate Pressure (RAF) Battalion based mostly at Mahalingapuram reach Vellalore. Swab samples of a whole lot of folks had been silent from the campus for COVID-19 making an attempt out, officials talked about.

Metropolis tally crosses 1,000

The quantity of COVID-19 sure cases in Coimbatore metropolis crossed the 1,000 price on Tuesday. From 998 cases on Monday, the total quantity jumped to 1,086 on Tuesday. Sources talked about that at unique the civic body declared as containment pickle a home or an home or a section of a boulevard or a microscopic locality reckoning on the amount of cases. The Corporation had additionally declared a pair of areas as partial containment zones, taking into consideration some relaxations from restrictions it imposed on containment areas.

As of Tuesday, the metropolis had 204 streets with lively cases, including nine for the day. The day additionally saw the Corporation behavior 42 fever clinics, take around 500 samples and levy ₹14,000 as comely from folks without cover.


In Salem district, of the 58 folks, who tested sure, 57 had been indigenous cases including 24 from the Corporation limits. One affected person returned from Namakkal, health officials talked about.


Namakkal saw 14 cases, 11 of them had been contacts of previous cases.

Two folks got here from Andhra Pradesh and one from Dharmapuri.


In Erode, 28 cases had been reported of which 23 had been in the Corporation limits, two in Perundurai and one every at Bhavani, T.N. Palayam and Bhavani Sagar. Six sufferers had been frontline employees.

Currently, 248 folks are below medication whereas the district’s tally is 451.