Tamilnadu posts 26,465 Covid cases, 6,738 from Chennai

Chennai: Tamilnadu today registered 26,465 new cases, and the total number of infections has touched 13,23,965.

The capital city of Chennai today registered 6,738 cases. With this, the total number of persons affected by the pandemic in the metropolis has touched 3,77,042.

As far as Chennai’s neighbouring districts are concerned, Chengalpattu today registered 2,154 new cases, Kancheepuram saw 857 infections in the last 24 hours, and Thiruvallur posted 1,384 positive cases.

The districts of Cuddalore and Coimbatore today witnessed 462 and 2,102 new cases, respectively. 197 patients died today, taking the total number of fatalities in the State due to the pandemic to 15,171.

On the positive side, 22,381 patients were discharged from various hospitals in Tamilnadu today. With this, the total number of recoveries in the State has touched 11,73,439.