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Covid-19: Tamil Nadu reports 2 more deaths, toll rises to 5

PTI Chennai | Updated on April 05, 2020 Published on April 05, 2020

Two more Covid-19 deaths were reported in Tamil Nadu on Sunday, taking the toll due to the disease in the state to five, the government said.

A 60-year old man from Chennai and a 71-year old man of Ramanathapuram died in the government Stanely Medical College Hospital in Chennai, a release said. The city resident admitted to the hospital on Wednesday died in the early hours of Sunday without responding to treatment, it said.

The 71-year old man had died on Thursday and tests results of his samples on Sunday confirmed he was affected by the coronavirus, the release added.

The state had on Saturday reported deaths of two coronavirus patients. A 54-year old man who died in Madurai last month was the first Covid-19 fatality in the state.

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Published on April 05, 2020
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