Tamil Nadu adds 2,516 new cases on Tuesday, total tally at 35,339

With today's addition, the total number of cases in Tamil Nadu now stands at 64,603
Tamil Nadu on Tuesday reported 2,516 new cases of coronavirus. Of the total, 1,380 were reported from Chennai.

The state also tested 23,921 persons for Covid-19 today.

The state health department said that while 39 patients succumbed to the disease, 1,227 patients were cured and discharged.

With today's addition, the total number of cases in Tamil Nadu now stands at 64,603. While 35,339 patients have been cured and discharged, 833 people have succumbed to the disease so far.

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