Tamilnadu posts 18,672 Covid cases, 5,473 from Chennai


Chennai: Tamilnadu today registered 18,672 new cases, and the total number of infections has touched 11,66,756.

The capital city of Chennai today registered 5,473 cases. With this, the total number of persons affected by the pandemic in the metropolis has touched 3,33,804.

As far as Chennai’s neighbouring districts are concerned, Chengalpattu today registered 1,215 new cases, Kancheepuram saw 445 infections in the last 24 hours, and Thiruvallur posted 905 positive cases.

The districts of Cuddalore and Coimbatore today witnessed 292 and 1,113 new cases, respectively. 113 patients died today, taking the total number of fatalities in the State due to the pandemic to 14,046.

On the positive side, 16,007 patients were discharged from various hospitals in Tamilnadu today. With this, the total number of recoveries in the State has touched 10,37,582.