TN reports one COVID-19 death, 25 new cases

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TN reports one COVID-19 death, 25 new cases
Chennai, Apr 16 () Tamil Nadu reported a fresh COVID-19 death while 25 more people tested positive for the disease,taking the state's toll due to it to 15 and total cases to1,267 on Thursday, Chief Minister K Palaniswami said.

He said the lower number of fresh cases showed thegovernment was containing the spread of the contagion.

Fresh cases on Wednesday stood at 38, a little more thanTuesday's tally of 31, unlike higher numbers seen earlierin the week.

The state had reported 98 fresh cases on Monday and 106on Sunday.

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"This disease is a big challenge," the chief ministertold a press conference after chairing a meeting of districtcollectors to take stock of the preventive measures beingimplemented across the state. SAVS VS
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