1,162 test positive for Covid-19 in TN, total cases cross 23,000

Chennai: For the second consecutive day, the number of coronavirus cases crossed the 1000-mark today in Tamilnadu, as the State reported 1162 fresh infections of Covid-19.

With this, the total number of coronavirus affected persons in Tamilnadu has breached the 23,000-mark and reached 23,495. Chennai continues to be the unndisputed leader, by reporting 964 cases today alone. The total number of Covid-19 cases in the capital city now is 15,770.

Eleven persons lost their lives to Covid-19 in Tamilnadu today and the State’s death toll has touched 184, according to a bulletin issued by the State Health department. On the other hand, 13,170 Covid-19 patients have recovered and discharged so far.

A total number of 5,03,339 persons have been tested for coronavirus in Tamilnadu so far, said the State government. Meanwhile, the Tamilnadu government today allowed 50 persons to gather in funerals. It was 20 earlier.


NT Bureau