Covid-19: Tamil Nadu reports 266 more Covid-19 cases

Our Bureau, Chennai | Updated on May 03, 2020

Chennai alone reports 203 new cases

In another day’s high, 266 persons have been infected with coronavirus in Tamil Nadu taking the tally to 3,023.

Of the 266 new cases, Chennai alone recorded 203, taking the total to 1,458 — nearly half the total affected in the State.

Villupuram witnessed a record 33 cases; followed by Cuddalore with 9; Kallakurichi with 6; Coimbatore with 4; Ariyalur, Madurai, Tenkasi and Tiruvallur with two each, and Kanyakumari, Tiruvannamalai and Chengalpattu with one each.

Total blood samples tested today were 10,617 to total 1.50 lakh.

One death was reported today to take the number to 30.

With 38 Covid-19 positive patients discharged following treatment, the total number of those recovered from the infection increased to 1,379 in the State, according to government data.


Published on May 03, 2020

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