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TN reports one Covid death after 6 days

Chennai,March 18 (BPNS)

After a lull of six days, Tamil Nadu reported one Covid death on Thursday from Cuddalore district. The state had 70 Covid -19 fresh cases on Thursday with 17 districts reporting no Covid -19 cases and nine other districts having one Covid -19 case each.

The Cumulative death toll in the state from March 2020 has touched 38,025 including the one death reported from Cuddalore on Thursday.

Chennai district reported 20 new cases while adjacent Chengalpattu district reported 11 new cases. Coimbatore district reported 5 fresh cases and all other districts have lesser than five fresh cases.

Thanjavur and Vellore had four new cases. Erode, Tuticorin and Kanniyakumari reported three cases each while Kancheepuram, Krishnagiri, Tiruvallur, and Thiruvannamalai reported two new cases each.

It may be noted that on March 11, Tamil Nadu reported no new deaths due to Covid -19 after April 30, 2020. After that, there were no deaths reported in the state due to the pandemic until Thursday when a seventy-eight-year-old person from Cuddalore district passed away due to Covid -19.