5,647 more test corona positive in Tamil Nadu

Chennai, Sep 26 (IANS) As many as 5,647 more coronavirus cases were detected in Tamil Nadu over the past 24 hours, taking its total tally to 575,017, the Health Department said on Saturday.

In a statement issued here, the department said 5,612 patients were cured and discharged from various hospitals to take the total recoveries to 519,448.

The state recorded 85 more Covid-19 deaths, taking the death toll till date to 9,233 in Tamil Nadu that now has 46,336 active cases.

The number of infected children in the state in the age group 0-12 went up to 23,284.

State capital Chennai continued to lead the Covid-19 infection table with 1,187 more persons testing positive. Its total tally stands at 162,125.

–IANS

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