Chennai: Showing a considerable decrease for the first time, Tamilnadu, which has been witnessing more than 4,000 new Covid-19 cases on a daily basis lately, today posted 3,827 fresh coronavirus infections.
With this, the total number of people affected by the pandemic in the State has touched 1,14,978. When compared to last week, Chennai too today posted a slightly better count of 1,174 new cases. Due to this, the total number of infections in the metropolis has touched 70,017.
As many as 61 coronavirus affected patients lost their lives to the pandemic in various parts of the State today, taking the total number of fatalities in the State due to Covid-19 to 1,571.
On the other hand, a whopping number of 3,793 patients were discharged after recovery from different hospitals in Tamilnadu today. Thanks to this, the total number of recoveries in the State now stands at 66,571, according to a bulletin issued this evening by the Tamilnadu Health department.