COVID-19: Tamil Nadu reports 938 new cases in biggest single-day spike

Of the 938 new cases reported on Saturday, 82 were returnees from other states and a foreign country

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Tamil Nadu witnessed the biggest single day spike of 938 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday (May 30), taking the infection count to 21,184, while four men and two women died of COVID-19, pushing the death toll to 160.

Of the 938 new cases, 82 were returnees from other states and a foreign country. While three people had arrived from Kuwait, 46 were from Maharashtra, a health department bulletin said.

As on date, the active cases stood at 9,021 and as many as 687 were discharged today alone and cumulatively 12,000 have recovered.

The youngest among the dead was a 37-year-old woman who was admitted to the Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital here and others, including a 70-year old man, had co-morbidities like hypertension, the bulletin said.

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