tally breaches 10,000 mark Chennai, May 15(PTI):Five people succumbed to COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu on Friday while 434 tested positive, taking the number of cases past the 10,000 mark, the state health department said.
The five fatalities include a 53-year-old woman from Chennai.
With this, the death toll in the state has risen to 71, a bulletin issued by the department said.
Of the 434 fresh cases, 49 are passengers who arrived from overseas and other states.
The total number of people who have tested positive for the virus till date is 10,108, the bulletin said.
The day also saw 359 people getting discharged from various hospitals, taking the tally to 2,599, it said.
Chennai continued to lead the State's tally with 309 cases on Friday followed by Tiruvallur 21 and Chengalpattu 20,it added.PTI VIJ BN WELCOME BN WELCOME