TN reports 2,487 new COVID-19 cases

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Chennai, Nov 4 (PTI) Tamil Nadu on Wednesday recorded 2,487 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to 7.34 lakh and the toll rose to 11,244 with 30 more fatalities.

In continuation of the trend of a decline in new cases and more recoveries, 2,504 patients were discharged from various hospitals and active cases dipped to 19,154 while 7.04 lakh people have got cured till date, a health department bulletin said.

Of the fresh infections, Chennai reported 657, Coimbatore 220 and Chengelpet 151 and the remainder was scattered across Tamil Nadu.

The 7.34 lakh plus tally of cases covers Chennai's 2,02,495 and the toll of 11,244 includes the state capital's 3,682.

Those dead include 29 with co-morbidities and one with no chronic illness.

As many as 75,331 samples were tested and cumulatively, 1,02,45,248 specimens have been examined in 203 COVID-19 labs.