Chennai: Covid-19 cases continued to increase in a rapid manner today too in Tamilnadu, with the State reporting 3,949 new infections in the last 24 hours.
With this, the total number of coronavirus affected people in Tamilnadu has touched 86,224.
The capital of Chennai alone today reported 2,167 fresh cases, taking the total to 55,969.
According to a bulletin released by the State Health department, as many as 62 patients today died of Covid-19 in various places of Tamilnadu, while the total number of fatalities has touched 1,141.
On the other hand, 2,212 coronavirus patients were discharged today from different hospitals across the State, after they recovered from the pandemic. The total number of recoveries in Tamilnadu now stands at 47,759.