53 virus deaths in TN; 2,532 fresh cases confirmed

Millennium Post DelhiDelhi 22 June 2020

53 virus deaths in TN; 2,532 fresh cases confirmed
CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu COVID-19 tally almost touched the 60,000 mark with 2,532 new cases and 53 deaths being reported, the health department said on Sunday.

With the fresh fatalities, the toll in the state rose to 757, the department said in a bulletin.

Reflecting the stepped up testing of samples, the state recorded its highest ever single day spike of 2,532 infections taking the total to 59,377 cases.

The state capital, where intense lockdown entered the third day continued to record a surge in new cases with 1,493 people having contracted the disease on Sunday, the bulletin said.

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Delhi 22 June 2020