Coronavirus cases in Tamil Nadu touched a new high on Thursday as 4,343 people tested Covid-19 positive, said the State Health Department, here. The total number of cases in the state is 98,392.
In the past 24 hours, 57 Covid-19 patients died, taking the toll to 1,321.
On the positive side, 3,095 Covid-19 patients were discharged from various hospitals in the state. The number of cured persons has gone up to 56,021. The number of active cases stands at 41,047.
The number of infected children in the state in the age group 0-12 went up to 4,836.
The state capital Chennai continued to head the Covid-19 table with 2,027 people testing positive taking the tally to 62,598. The active cases in the city stands at 22,686.
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