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138 of 161 Covid-19 cases in TN from Chennai; state tally rises to 2.323

Till now 1,19,748 samples have been taken and sent for testing

Health workers wearing protective outfits seen in a street during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown in Kolkata. Photo: PTI
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Health workers wearing protective outfits seen in a street during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown. Photo: PTI

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Tamil Nadu reported 161 new cases of Covid-19 on Thursday with 138 from Chennai.

According to a media bulletin from Tamil Nadu Health and Family Welfare Department, 161 new Covid-19 positive cases including 138 from Chennai reported in Tamil Nadu today; the total number of positive cases in the state is now 2,323.

The media bulletin states, "Till now 1,19,748 samples have been taken and sent for testing. Covid-19 testing is done in 34 Government and 11 Private labs all over Tamil Nadu. 2,323 persons have tested positive till date. 1,15,761 samples were tested negative. Testing of 1,664 samples are under process.

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First Published: Apr 30 2020 | 8:11 PM IST

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