TN reports 3,949 new COVID-19 cases, 62 deaths

Chennai, Jun 29 (PTI) Tamil Nadu on Monday reported nearly 4,000 fresh coronavirus cases and the tally crossed 86,000 while 62 more deaths brought the toll to 1,141.

Chennai recorded 2,167 of the 3,949 new cases in the state and nearby Chengelpet reported 187, Tiruvallur 154 and Madurai 303 while the remainder was scattered in other districts, a health department bulletin said.

Tamil Nadu's tally stood at 86,224 while Chennai's share was 55,969.

As many as 2,212 patients were discharged from various hospitals and in total, 47,749 people have recovered and theactive cases were 37,331.

In 44 government and 18 private hospitals, 62 people died and 51 of them had co-morbidities.

A 13-year-old boy and a 23-year-old man were among a number of patients below 45 years to have died.

Since June 25, Tamil Nadu has been reporting 3,500 plus cases and today is the second succesive day of nearly 4,000 cases.

On Sunday, 3,940 fresh cases were reported. PTI VGN BN WELCOME VGN BN WELCOME