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By Vinershea | Apr 04, 2020 03:13 PM

Hours after Tamil Nadu reported 102 new cases in the state, a 51-year-old man, who had tested positive for coronavirus died at the Government Villupuram Medical College Hospital today. 

Second COVID-19 death in Tamil Nadu, Man dies in Villupuram

The Department of Health and Family Welfare, confirmed this statement. As per a Hindu report, the patient was a resident of Villupuram, who had attended the religious Tablighi Jamaat conference in Nizamuddin, Delhi last month. 

Soon after being tested positive for COVID-19, he was undergoing treatment at the hospital. On Friday night (April 3), he developed breathlessness that worsened following which he could not respond to treatment and died at 7.44 a.m. on Saturday. 

This is the second death in Tamil Nadu, while the first death was, a 54-year-old man, who died at the Government Rajaji Hospital, Madurai on March 25. 

Yesterday, Tamil Nadu reported 102 confirmed cases which became the third consecutive day with massive rise of confirmed cases and taking the tally to 411 in the state.

Among most of the cities in Tamil Nadu, Chennai tops the list with the highest number of cases as 81 people in the city tested positive, while Dindugal comes second in line with 43 cases and Tirunelveli with 36. 

அரசியல், விளையாட்டு, நாட்டுநடப்பு, குற்ற சம்பவங்கள், வர்த்தகம், தொழில்நுட்பம், சினிமா, வாழ்க்கை முறை என பலதரப்பட்ட சுவாரஸ்யமான செய்திகளை தமிழில் படிக்க இங்கு கிளிக் செய்யவும்