Tamil Nadu recorded 5652 positive cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the state tally to 5,19,860. Among these, Chennai reported 983 positive cases, bringing the city’s total to 1,51,560.
Tamil Nadu recorded 57 deaths on Wednesday, putting the state toll at 8559. 50 of them had succumbed due to comorbidities.
As of Wednesday, the number of active COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu is 46,633. Till date, 3,13,327 males, 2,06,504 females and 29 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, 61,33,399 samples from the state have been sent for testing till date, with 84,567 samples having been sent yesterday.
The state discharged 5768 patients following treatment yesterday, putting the total number of recoveries at 4,64,668