Tamil Nadu reports three more Covid-19 cases on Sunday


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Tamil Nadu reports three more Covid-19 cases on Sunday

Chennai, March 22 (IANS) Tamil Nadu on Sunday reported three more positive coronavirus case, taking to total cases to nine.

State Health Minister C.Vijayabaskar, in a tweet, announced the three new positive cases.

According to him, a 64-year-old woman, who travelled from California, is under isolation at the Stanley Medical College here and a 43-year-old man who had returned from Dubai is under isolation at Tirunelveli Medical College.

He also said a traveller from Spain had tested coronavirus positive.

All the patients are undergoing treatment.

According to him, two Thai nationals who had earlier reported Covid-19 positive are undergoing treatement at Perundurai Medical College and hence the Central government has put Erode district under lock down.

On Saturday, three persons had tested positive for the coronavirus infection in Tamil Nadu -- the two Thail nationals and one from New Zealand.

Three Tamil Nadu districts - Chennai, Kancheepuram and Erode - and Mahe in Puducherry have been included in the Central government's list of 75 districts where only essential services will be operational till March 31.