Recovery numbers more than infections in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu reported 1,220 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday, taking the total number of persons tested positive for coronavirus infection in the State so far to 7,95,240.

Chennai registered 313 cases in the last 24 hours. With this, the total number of persons affected by the pandemic in the metropolis has reached 2,18,856.

The health bulletin said that Chengalpattu registered 83 new cases, Kancheepuram saw 54 infections and Thiruvallur posted 64 positive cases.

As many as 14 Covid-19 patients died on Thursday, taking the total number of fatalities in the State due to the pandemic to 11,836.

The bulletin said 1,315 patients were discharged from various hospitals in Tamilnadu. With this, the total number of recoveries in the State has touched 7,71,693.