Covid-19 update: Tamil Nadu reported 5,337 new cases on Tuesday

  • | Wednesday | 23rd September, 2020

According to a bulletin released by the Health and Family Welfare Department of Tamil Nadu, 66,40,058 samples from the state have been sent for testing till date, with 82,928 samples having been sent yesterday.

Tamil Nadu recorded 5337 positive cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the state tally to 5,52,674. Among these, Chennai reported 989 positive cases, bringing the city’s total to 1,57,614.

Tamil Nadu recorded 76 deaths on Tuesday, putting the state toll at 8947. 69 of them had succumbed due to comorbidities.

As of Tuesday, the number of active COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu is 46,350. Till date, 3,33,187 males, 2,19,457 females and 30 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, 66,40,058 samples from the state have been sent for testing till date, with 82,928 samples having been sent yesterday.

The state discharged 5406 patients following treatment yesterday, putting the total number of recoveries at 4,97,377.



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