Tamilnadu today saw 3,965 new coronavirus positive cases. In Chennai, it was at 1,185.
As many as 24 deaths were reported in Chennai due to coronavirus today morning. Four persons died at the Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital, four persons at the Omandhurar Hospital, four at Kilpauk Medical College, one person at Stanley Hospital and six more deaths at private hospitals.
Expressing inability to conduct the final semester exams by September in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today urged the Centre to give the liberty to States to work out its own assessment methods without compromising on the quality and academic credibility.