Tamilnadu posts 4,804 Covid cases, 291 from Chennai


Chennai: Tamilnadu today registered 4,804 new Covid-19 cases, and the total number of infections has touched 24,70,678.

The capital city of Chennai today registered 291 cases. With this, the total number of persons affected by the pandemic in the metropolis has touched 5,32,006.

As far as Chennai’s neighbouring districts are concerned, Chengalpattu today registered 238 new cases, Kancheepuram saw 85 infections in the last 24 hours, and Thiruvallur posted 118 positive cases.

The districts of Cuddalore and Coimbatore today witnessed 104 and 597 new cases, respectively. 98 patients died today, taking the total number of fatalities in the State due to the pandemic to 33,388.

On the positive side, 6,553 patients were discharged from various hospitals in Tamilnadu today. With this, the total number of recoveries in the State has touched 23,97,336.