Chennai, Hyderabad Coronavirus News June 4 Highlights: Tamil Nadu recorded 22,651 positive cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the state tally to 21,95,402. Among these Coimbatore reported 2,810 cases while Chennai accounted for 1,971 positive cases, bringing the city’s total to 5,13,229. The state recorded 463 deaths on Friday, putting the state toll at 26,128. A total of 33,646 patients were discharged following treatment, taking the total number of recoveries to 19,00,306.
In a bid to help Covid-19 patients from the lower-income group and those under home quarantine, the Greater Chennai Corporation has decided to loan pulse oximeters to keep a tab on their oxygen saturation levels. An NGO donated 480 pulse oximeters to the civic body to carry out the initiative. The devices are to be returned by the patients after their quarantine period is over.