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Eighteen deaths occurred in government hospitals and 12 in private and 23 people had co-morbidities, a health department bulletin said.

The 30 deaths, which occurred on various dates recently, were together reported today by the government and this is the highest number of fatalities declared for a single day in Tamil Nadu.

Of the 1,989 fresh cases, 13 were returnees from abroad and 1,362 people were discharged today which is also among the highest number of recoveries in a single day.

The fresh cases propelled the infection count to 42,687 in Tamil Nadu and 30,444 in the state capital.

Cumulatively, 23,409 patients have got cured and 18,878 is the number of active cases.