Tamil Nadu reports 102 more Covid-19 cases, state's total reaches 411

Tamil Nadu reports 102 more Covid-19 cases, state's total reaches 411

As many as 102 people on Friday tested positive for coronavirus in Tamil Nadu, taking the total number of cases in the state to 411, Health Minister C Vijayabaskar said.

Of the 3,684 samples sent for testing so far, 411 have tested positive for the deadly virus while 2,789 were negative he said in a tweet.

This is the third straight day the state has witnessed a surge in the number of positive cases.

On Wednesday it had reported 110 positive cases and on Thursday 75 with all but one being returnees from a recent Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Delhi's Nizamuddin West, the country's biggest hotspot of the pandemic.

It is, however, not immediately known if the latest cases include people who had come back to the state from the Delhi meet.