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Tamil Nadu reports 5,546 new COVID-19 cases, 70 deaths

ANI | Updated: Sep 29, 2020 19:40 IST

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], September 29 (ANI): Tamil Nadu on Tuesday reported 5,546 new cases of COVID-19 and 70 deaths, said the state health department.
With the new cases, Tamil Nadu's COVID-19 tally has reached 5,91,943, including 5,36,209 recoveries and 9,453 deaths.
At present, there are 46,281 active COVID-19 cases in the state.

"There were 46,306 active cases in the state till yesterday which reduced to 46,281 cases today while 5,501 COVID-19 positive patients were discharged following treatment today taking total positive cases to 5,91,943, including 5,36,209 recoveries and 9,453 deaths," according to the state health department.
There are 186 (66 government + 120 private hospitals) COVID-19 testing facilities in the state.
With a spike of 70,589 new cases and 776 deaths reported in the last 24 hours, India's COVID-19 tally crossed the 61-lakh mark on Tuesday, according to the Union Health Ministry.
The national COVID-19 count stands at 61,45,292 including 9,47,576 active cases. This includes 51,01,398 cured and discharged or migrated patients and 96,318 deaths. (ANI)