Coronavirus: 1,458 new corona cases, Tamil Nadu total crosses 30,000 mark

Tamil Nadu on saturday recorded it’s highest single day spike with 1458 cases, out of which 1146 were reported in Chennai alone, taking the state tally to 30,000 with 251 deaths.
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People wear masks at Bengaluru City Railway Station on March 11, 2020. (Photo: IANS)

Chennai, June 6 : As many as 1,458 persons tested positive for coronavirus in Tamil Nadu over the past 24 hours, taking the total tally past the 30K-mark to 30,152, the Health Department said on Saturday.

Nineteen more corona patients breathed their last, taking the death toll to 251.

As many as 633 patients were discharged from various hospitals, taking the total cured persons to 16,395.

The number of active cases, including in isolation centres, is 13,503.

Chennai saw the highest 1,146 new infections, taking its total tally to 20,993.

On Saturday, 16,022 more samples were tested, taking the total to 5.76 lakh. Testing of 647 samples is on.

The number of infected children in the age group 0-12 went up to 1,638.

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