TN records 945 new cases

Tamilnadu on Wednesday recorded 945 new COVID-19 infections and eight deaths.

With this, the caseload has risen to 8,62,374 while the fatalities took the toll to 12,564, the Health Department said.

The state has been reporting new infections above 500 since 5 March while recoveries have been remaining low.

Recoveries were lesser today as against the new infections with 576 patients being discharged, taking the cumulative number to 8,43,999 leaving 5,811 active cases, a health bulletin said.

Chennai accounted for most of the new infections with 395 cases being reported, aggregating 2,39,878 till date.

The metropolis also leads in the number of fatalities with 4,187.

Among the eight fatalities, Chennai accounted for five while Chengalpet, Vellore and Thiruvannamalai recorded one each.