Chennai, Aug 3:
Chennai saw a further decline in the number of new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, recording 1,065 cases in a single day. Meanwhile, districts around Chennai continued to record a high number of cases in a day with Chengalpattu reporting 446 new cases, Kancheepuram reporting 393 cases and Thiruvallur adding 317 new COVID-19 cases to its tally. Tamil Nadu, in total, reported 5,875 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday.
With this, the total number of cases in the state rose to 2,57,613, while active cases are 56,998.
The number of persons discharged on Sunday is 5,517 and the number of persons totally treated and discharged in the state is 1,96,483. The number of deaths recorded on Sunday was 98, taking the total deaths in the state to 4,132. Eight people on Sunday died without comorbidities, while 90 died with comorbidities.