With record 798 fresh cases, Tamil Nadu's Covid-19 count breaches 8,000-mark
- The death toll surged to 53 after 6 more virus-related deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours
- Of the total number of confirmed cases, 5,421 are males, 2,579 are females and two are transgender patients
The number of novel coronavirus cases in Tamil Nadu breached 8,000-mark, after 798 Covid-19 positive patients were reported in the state in the last 24 hours. This is the highest single-day spike witnessed in the state yet. The last such significant jump in confirmed cases was recorded at 771 on 6 May, 2020. Currently, the total number of cases in the state has increased to 8,002, according to the state health department.
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