Tamilnadu posts 35,860 Covid cases, 5,559 from Chennai

Chennai: Tamilnadu today registered 35,860 new cases, and the total number of infections has touched 18,06,861.

The capital city of Chennai today registered 5,559 cases. With this, the total number of persons affected by the pandemic in the metropolis has touched 4,73,671.

As far as Chennai’s neighbouring districts are concerned, Chengalpattu today registered 1,954 new cases, Kancheepuram saw 1,017 infections in the last 24 hours, and Thiruvallur posted 1,551 positive cases.

The districts of Cuddalore and Coimbatore today witnessed 801 and 3,165 new cases, respectively. 448 patients died today, taking the total number of fatalities in the State due to the pandemic to 20,046.

On the positive side, 25,776 patients were discharged from various hospitals in Tamilnadu today. With this, the total number of recoveries in the State has touched 15,02,537.