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In last 24 hours, Tamilnadu recorded 811 fresh Covid-19 cases, taking state tally to 8,23,181. Among these, Chennai reported 228 positive cases, bringing the city’s total to 2,26,937.
Tamilnadu recorded 11 deaths on Wednesday, putting the state toll at 12,188. Nine of them had succumbed due to comorbidities. The state discharged 943 patients following treatment, putting the total number of recoveries at 8,03,328.
A total of 24 passengers who had returned to Tamil Nadu from UK and 20 of their primary contacts have tested positive for COVID-19 till date. A total of 2300 passengers had travelled to Tamil Nadu from UK between November 25 and December 23, of which 2146 have been tested. Among these, 24 have tested positive, 2122 have tested negative and the tracing of more passengers is underway.