Covid-19: TN crosses 2.5 lakh mark and Chennai crosses 1-lakh mark

Chennai: As many as 5,879 Covid-19 cases were reported in Tamilnadu today, while the State today saw 99 deaths because of coronavirus infecions. With this, the total number of pandemic infections in Tamilnadu has crossed 2.50 lakh and touched 2,51,738.

In Chennai alone,1,074 persons were tested positive for Covid-19 today. Chennai’s figures have crosses one lakh today and touched 1,00,877, according to the daily bulletin released by the State Health department this evening.

With daily recoveries too reaching a record high today with 7,010 patients getting discharged from various hospitals in the State, the total number of recoveries in Tamilnadu lies at 1,90,986.

The total number of fatalities in the State due to coronavirus is 4,034 till date. Health department officials said compared to close to daily 7,000 cases till some days ago, situation has improved in Tamilnadu for the past couple of days. They said the spread of the pandemic has been controlled to a great extent in Chennai.

 

NT Bureau