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Tamil Nadu adds 3,645 new coronavirus infections, 15 more fatalities

Tamil Nadu logged 3,645 new infections on Tuesday pushing the caseload to 9,07,124, while the death toll rose to 12,804 with 15 more fatalities, the health department said

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Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

A health worker collects a nasal sample for Covid-19 Ag rapid antigen testing at Chakkarpur Community Centre, near DLF Phase 4, in Gurugram
A health worker collects a nasal sample for Covid-19 test

logged 3,645 new

infections on Tuesday pushing the caseload to 9,07,124, while the death toll rose to 12,804 with 15 more fatalities, the health department said.

According to a department bulletin, recoveries mounted to 8,68,722 today with 1,809 patients being discharged, leaving 25,598 active infections.

Chennai accounted for most of the new infections with 1,303 cases, taking the aggregate to 2,56,359.

The metropolis also leads in the number of fatalities with 4,280.

A total of 80,856 samples were tested on Tuesday, pushing the cumulative number of specimens examined to 2,00,93,091.

Chengalpet reported 304 fresh cases today, Coimbatore 281, Thiruvallur 165, Kancheepuram 137, Thanjavur 121, Madurai 120, Tiruchirappalli 117, while 27 districts recorded fresh infections in double digits.

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First Published: Tue, April 06 2021. 18:33 IST
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