5,395 COVID CASES RE­PORTED, 62 DIE

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Tamil Nadu on Mon­day re­ported 5,395 new COVID-19 cases as the tally rose to 6,25,391 while the death toll touched 9,846 with 62 more fa­tal­i­ties. For the sec­ond day, there were more re­cov­er­ies than fresh cases in the State. With 5,572 pa­tients get­ting dis­charged, the ac­tive cases and ag­gre­gate num­ber of peo­ple who have got cured stood at 45,881 and 5,69,664 re­spec­tively. On Sun­day, 5,489 cases were re­ported and 5,558 peo­ple were dis­charged. On Satur­day, the State logged 5,622 cases and 5,596 re­cov­er­ies. The toll of 9,846 in­cluded 3,293 from Chen­nai, 574 from Chen­gelpet and 561 in Tiru­val­lur. The city ac­counted for 1,367 in­fec­tions on Mon­day and 1,74,143 cases. Coim­bat­ore re­ported 468, Chen­gelpet 343, Salem 337, Tiru­val­lur 195 and Kancheep­u­ram 155. As many as 82,725 sam­ples were tested and in to­tal 77,82,736 spec­i­mens had been ex­am­ined and there are 189 COVID labs in the State.

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