Tamilnadu posts 1,597 Covid cases, 190 from Chennai


Chennai: Tamilnadu today registered 1,597 new Covid-19 cases, and the total number of infections has touched 26,65,386.

The capital city of Chennai today registered 190 cases. With this, the total number of persons affected by the pandemic in the metropolis has touched 5,50,020.

As far as Chennai’s neighbouring districts are concerned, Chengalpattu today registered 111 new cases, Kancheepuram saw 38 infections in the last 24 hours, and Thiruvallur posted 66 positive cases.

The districts of Cuddalore and Coimbatore today witnessed 38 and 170 new cases, respectively. 25 patients died today, taking the total number of fatalities in the State due to the pandemic to 35,603.

On the positive side, 1,623 patients were discharged from various hospitals in Tamilnadu today. With this, the total number of recoveries in the State has touched 26,12,684.