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In last 24 hours, Tamilnadu recorded 957 fresh Covid-19 cases, taking state tally to 8,16,132. Among these, Chennai reported 286 positive cases, bringing the city’s total to 2,24,958.
Tamilnadu recorded 12 deaths on Tuesday, putting the state toll at 12,092. Eleven of them had succumbed due to comorbidities. The state discharged 1065 patients following treatment, putting the total number of recoveries at 7,95,293.
Till date, 19 passengers who had returned from UK have tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu. A total of 100 contacts of the 19 patients have been tested. So far, 16 have tested positive and 79 contacts have tested negative, while the results of five passengers are awaited.