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Tamil Nadu Logs 2,069 Fresh Cases Of Covid-19 And Zero Deaths

Tamil Nadu Reported 2,069 fresh cases of Covid-19 and zero daily deaths. The infection tally rose to 34,75,185. However, the death toll stands at 38,026.

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Tamil Nadu on Thursday reported 2,069 fresh cases of Covid-19 and zero daily deaths. The infection tally rose to 34,75,185. However, the death toll stands at 38,026. At present, there are 11,094 active cases of Covid-19 in the state.

According to the reports, the increased presence of Covid-19 variants like BA.5 and BA.2.38 among others might be the reason behind the increased positive cases, as was revealed during the genomic sequencing process.

Meanwhile, India on Thursday logged over 18,000 new coronavirus infections in a single day after a gap of 130 days, taking the Covid-19 tally to 4,34,52,164, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated. 

The active cases crossed the one lakh mark again after 122 days. A total of 18,819 new Covid cases were reported in a span of 24 hours while the death toll climbed to 5,25,116 with 39 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated.

The active cases increased to 1,04,555 comprising 0.24 per cent of the total infections, while the national Covid-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.55 per cent, the ministry said.

An increase of 4,953 cases has been recorded in the active Covid-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours. The daily positivity rate was recorded at 4.16 per cent and the weekly positivity rate at 3.72 per cent, according to the ministry.

(With inputs from news agencies)

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