TN logs 2,652 new COVID-19 cases

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Chennai, Oct 29 (PTI) Tamil Nadu on Thursday reported 2,652 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to 7,19,403, while 35 more fatalities pushed the toll to 11,053.

The state capital logged 756 new infections, Coimbatore 251 and Chengelpet 148, a health department bulletin said.

Ariyalur, Dindigul, Perambalur and Tenkasi reported fresh cases in single digits.

A 83-year-old man and a 52-year-old woman were among the deceased In total, 32 had co-morbidities and three no chronic illnesses.

Cumulatively, 6,83,464 people have got cured till date with 4,087 patients getting discharged from various hospitals further reducing active cases to 24,886.

A total of 75,224 samples were tested and 98,08,087 is the aggregate number of specimens tested as on date in the 202 COVID labs in the state. PTI VGNAPR RAVINDRANATH VGNAPR RAVINDRANATH