49 new cases take TN corona count to 1,372

Chennai: Number of Covid-19 positive cases jumped to 1,372 in Tamilnadu on Saturday, with 49 new positive cases.

Speaking to reporters in Chennai, State Health Minister Dr C Vijayabaskar said, ‘As of now, 365 people have been discharged from Corona wards after their successful recovery.’ Death toll is at 15 in the State.

The Minister said that 82 persons were discharged after recovery today alone. Stating that 1007 persons are currently undergoing treatment for Covid-19, he said that the government has intensified testing after the arrival of rapid test kits.

Chennai witnessed seven new cases today, while Tirupur saw a whopping number of 28 cases and topped today’s list. Dindigul witnessed three, Tiruneveli two and Coimbatore 1, according to Vijayabaskaar.

NT Bureau