TN’s daily Covid count nears 4,000

Chennai: Tamilnadu today registered 3,986 new cases, and the total number of inflections has touched 9,11,110.

According to sources, the capital city of Chennai registered 1,459 cases in the last 24 hours.

With this, the total number of persons affected by the pandemic in the metropolis has touched 2,57,851.

As far as Chennai’s neighbouring districts are concerned, Chengalpattu today registered 332 new cases, Kancheepuram saw 96 infections in the last 24 hours, and Thiruvallur posted 208 positive cases.

The districts of Cuddalore and Coimbatore today witnessed 70 and 332 new cases, respectively. Seventeen patients died today, taking the total number of fatalities in the State due to the pandemic to 12,821.

On the positive side, 1,824 patients were discharged from various hospitals in Tamilnadu today. With this, the total number of recoveries in the State has touched 8,70,546.