The active cases also fell to 3,126 compared 3,312 nearly 24 hours ago after the state discharged 527 patients from the registry.
A 58-year-old woman from Vellore with diabetes and hypertension was admitted to a private hospital in Vellore on April 25 with complaints of difficulty in breathing for three days tested positive for Covid-19 the next day. She died on Thursday. In Salem, a 58 year-old man with diabetes, hypertension and cardiac disease admitted to Government Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College and Hospital on April 19. He died of septic shock and covid pneumonia.