Two men die of COVID-19 in TN,toll now 14;1242 people infected

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Two men die of COVID-19 in TN,toll now 14;1242 people infected
Chennai, Apr 15 () Two men died of COVID-19 in TamilNadu on Wednesday and 38 more people tested positive, takingthe total number of coronavirus cases in the State to 1,242,Health Minister C Vijayabaskar said.

Total number of deaths in the State now stands at 14.

A 47-year-old man with Severe Acute RespiratoryInfection, who also tested positive for coronavirus, died atthe Government Stanley Medical College Hospital here and a59-year-old man who was in the intensive care unit of aprivate hospital alsosuccumbed to the illness caused by thecontagion, the Minister told reporters.

Of the fresh 38 positive cases, 34 were infectedfrom the "single source," he said an apparent reference to anevent held last month in Delhi.

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Three others had a contact history and another was adoctor pursuing postgraduation, he said.

"There is no community spread and this has beenensured as the state has a robust public health system," headded. VGNBNWELCOME VGNBNWELCOME
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