While Radhakrishnan has tested negative, his wife, son, father-in-law and mother-in-law have all tested positive and are currently undergoing treatment at Kings Institute of Preventive Medicine and Research at Guindy, Chennai.
Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu recorded 4,985 positive cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the state tally to 1,75,678. Among these, Chennai reported 1,298 positive cases, bringing the city’s total to 87,235.
Tamil Nadu recorded 70 deaths on Monday, putting the state toll at 2,551. As many as 63 of them had succumbed due to comorbidities.
As of Monday, the number of active COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu is 51,348. Till date, 1,06,828 men, 68,827 women and 23 transgenders have tested positive for the virus in the state.