Chennai, Sep 1 (PTI) Tamil Nadu on Tuesday reported 5,928 new COVID cases pushing the tally to 4,33,969, while the death toll stood at 7,418 with 96 more fatalities.
With 6,031 recoveries, the active cases stood at 52,379 and in total 3,74,172 people have got cured, a health department bulletin said.
Out of the over 5,900 new infections, the state capital shared 1,084 and the remainder was scattered across Tamil Nadu.
The state tally of 4.33 lakh plus positive cases till date includes Chennai's 1,36,697 infections.
As many as 75,165 samples were put to RT-PCR tests and cumulatively 48,88,312 specimens have been examined.
There are 152 COVID labs, 63 in government and 89 in private facilities.
Those dead include 92 with co-morbidities and four with no chronic illnesses.
Of the cumulative 7,400 plus deaths, Chennai accounted for 2,770.
Meanwhile, 29 Fire service personnel, cured of COVID-19, donated plasma at the Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital here.
So far, 140 people have donated plasma at the RGGGH and 225 patients are the beneficiaries.PTI VGN BN WELCOME BN WELCOME