Proceeding with caution
THE WEEK|September 13, 2020
Proceeding with caution
Chennai has done well, but the death rate is still worrying
LAKSHMI SUBRAMANIAN

IN RECENT DAYS, Health Minister C. Vijayabaskar and his team have been hailed as the saviours of Tamil Nadu. The state has, in the past six months, done the most testing— nearly 80,000 every day since August 29. It has also been locked down the most. While the growth rate of cases has plateaued in the past few weeks, the number of deaths—7,322—is still worrying.

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September 13, 2020