Chennai, Hyderabad Coronavirus News December 4, 5 Highlights: Tamil Nadu recorded 1391 positive cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the state tally to 7,87,554. Among these, Chennai reported 356 positive cases, bringing the city’s total to 2,16,867. The state recorded 15 deaths on Friday, putting the state toll at 11,762. Fourteen of them had succumbed due to comorbidities. The state discharged 1426 patients following treatment, putting the total number of recoveries at 7,64,854.
As of Friday, the number of active COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu is 10,938. Till date, 4,75,883 males, 3,11,637 females and 34 transgenders have tested positive for the virus in the state.
According to a bulletin released by the Health and Family Welfare Department of Tamil Nadu, 1,23,34,447 samples from the state have been sent for testing till date, with 70,378 samples having been sent yesterday. There are 227 COVID-19 testing facilities in the state, out of which 67 are government and 160 are private facilities.