Of the total cases, 51,348 are active cases while the death toll has surged to 2,551
The number of recoveries stood at 3,861, and the cumulative figure of those cured is 1,21,776, according to the department bulletin
Tamil Nadu on Monday witnessed its highest single-day spike in new Covid-19 cases for the third straight day to push the tally beyond 1.75 lakh. With record 4,985 more people confirming positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, the total number of cases in Tamil Nadu has reached 1,75,678, according to the state health department.
Of the total cases, 51,348 are active cases while the death toll has surged to 2,551 after 70 more virus-related fatalities were reported since Sunday, it said.