With 14 more deaths, toll touches 12,778; 1,813 patients discharged after treatment
The number of positive cases in the State inched towards 9 lakh on Sunday with 3,581 more people being diagnosed with COVID-19 infection. However, 1,813 more people were discharged following treatment in a day.
With this, 8,65,071 people have been discharged from various healthcare facilities post-treatment, according to the daily bulletin of the Directorate of Public Health.
As many as 19 of them were among people who had arrived from other States or countries. The State also recorded 14 more deaths, taking the tally to 12,778 till date.
As on date 21,958 people are under treatment for the infection.
In Chennai district, 1,344 more people were infected in the past several hours. At the same time, 792 people were discharged after treatment. The district also recorded four deaths in a day while 8,246 people were undergoing treatment either in healthcare facilities or at home, officials said.