Covid-19 update: Tamil Nadu records decline in new cases on Thursday
| Friday | 31st July, 2020
A total of 5,295 patients were discharged on Thursday, taking the number of recoveries to 1,78,178.
Tamil Nadu reported 5,864 fresh Covid-19 cases and 97 deaths on Thursday, taking its tally to 2,39,978 and fatalities to 3,838. This is a significant drop in numbers, with the state having reported close to 7,000 cases everyday for the past six days.
Among the deceased, eight had no comorbidities. A total of 5,295 patients were discharged on Thursday, taking the number of recoveries to 1,78,178. The number of active cases stood at 57,962.
Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Thursday extended the lockdown in the state till August 31 but with more relaxations, including allowing private establishments to scale up workforce and permitting dine-in services in hotels and restaurants.
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