Highest ever spike: 4,985 test positive for Covid-19 in TN


Chennai: In highest ever daily spike, as many as 4,985 were tested positive for Covid-19 in Tamilnadu today, taking the total number of infections in the State to 1,75,678.

The capital city of Chennai today reported 1,298 new coronavirus cases. With this, the total number of infections in the metropolis has touched 87,235.

As many as 70 patients died of Covid-19 in various hospitals in the State today, taking the total number of fatalities due to coronavirus in Tamilnadu to 2,551.

On the other hand, 3,861 patients were discharged today after recovery from coronavirus in different parts of Tamilnadu today. With this, the total number of recoveries has touched 1,21,776.