Of 102 new cases, 100 had participated in Tablighi Jamat congregation held in Delhi's Nizamuddin West. The total number of positive cases in the state stands at 411, out of those, 364 had participated in the Tablighi event, said Beela Rajesh, Health Secretary, Tamil Nadu.
"A total of 1200 people, who participated in Tableeghi Jamaat event, have been traced in the state. All of them have been placed under quarantine," she added.
Tamil Nadu has witnessed a surge in the number of positive cases for the third consecutive day. Earlier on Wednesday, the state had reported 110 positive cases and on Thursday 75 with all but one being returnees from a recent Tablighi Jamat congregation held in Delhi's Nizamuddin West.
A total of 264 persons who had attended the conference from the State in the national capital have tested positive for COVID-19, so far.