Chennai, April 5 (IANS) With the death of two more persons attributed to coronavirus, the death toll due to COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu went up to five on Sunday.
In a statement issued here, the government said a 60-year-old male breathed his last at Stanley Hospital here early Sunday morning. He was admitted to the hospital on April 1.
A 71-year-old male from Ramanathapuram district who died on April 2 at the Stanley Hospital hours after admission was also coronavirus positive, his test result have now confirmed.
On Saturday, two COVID-19 patients had died in Tamil Nadu.
As of Saturday, Tamil Nadu had reported 485 corona positive cases. Out of these, seven have been cured and discharged.