Covid-19 update: Tamil Nadu recorded 5,175 fresh cases on Wednesday

  • | Thursday | 6th August, 2020

The state discharged 6,031 patients following treatment yesterday, putting the total number of recoveries at 2,14,815.

Tamil Nadu recorded 5,175 fresh cases on Wednesday, taking the state tally to 2,73,460. Among these, Chennai reported 1,044 positive cases, bringing the city’s total to 1,05,004.

Tamil Nadu recorded 112 deaths on Wednesday, putting the state toll at 4,349. 104 of them had succumbed due to comorbidities.

As of Wednesday, the number of active COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu is 54,184. Till date, 1,65,509 males, 1,07,924 females and 27 transgenders have tested positive for the virus in the state.

According to a bulletin released by the Health and Family Welfare Department of Tamil Nadu, 29,53,561 samples from the state have been sent for testing till date, with 61,166 samples sent Saturday.

The state discharged 6,031 patients following treatment yesterday, putting the total number of recoveries at 2,14,815.



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