Chennai: Tamilnadu on Sunday registered 1,195 new Covid-19 cases, taking the total number of persons tested positive for coronavirus infection in the State so far to 7,98,888.
According to the daily bulletin released by the State Health department, the capital city of Chennai registered 340 cases in the last 24 hours. With this, the total number of persons affected by the pandemic in the metropolis has reached 2,19,861.
As many as 12 Covid-19 patients died, taking the total number of fatalities in the State due to the pandemic to 11,895.
On the positive side, the bulletin said 1,276 patients were discharged from various hospitals in Tamilnadu. With this, the total number of recoveries in the State has touched 7,76,878.