Chennai, July 13 (IANS) As many as 4,328 cases of fresh coronavirus infection have been registered in Tamil Nadu over the past 24 hours, said the state Health Department.
In a statement issued here on Monday, the Department said the state recorded new coronavirus infections of 4,328 persons, taking the total tally to 142,798.
The total number of Covid-19 patients who died over the past 24-hours was 66 taking the death toll to 2,032.
The good news was, 3,035 Covid-19 patients were cured and discharged from various hospitals in the state. The total number of Covid-19 cured persons in the state goes up to 92,567.
The number of active Covid-19 cases in the state after taking into account the cured and dead stands at 49,969.
The number of infected children in the state in the age group 0-12 went up to 7,065.
State capital Chennai continued to head the Covid-19 infection table with 1,140 persons testing positive for the virus and the total tally stands at 78,573. The active cases in the city stands at 16,601 while the total number of Covid-19 patients discharged in Chennai on Monday stood at 2,079.