(Riya Saha, Intern Journalist)Eighty-four staff members at the Tamil Nadu Raj Bhavan in Chennai tested positive for the coronavirus on Thursday. Health officials said none of them came into contact with the governor.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the country has not stopped even during the pandemic. “Till the vaccine comes, where we have to fight vigorously against the coronavirus, development works also have to be carried forward with full force,” he added.

Meanwhile, India on Thursday registered a record of 45,720 new cases and 1,129 deaths. With this, the country’s tally is now 12,38,635 and toll stood at 29,861.

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