Crucial and latest Covid figures of TN

Chennai: The number of Covid-19 cases saw a further surge in the State and recorded 1,728 cases on Monday. The active cases have reached 10,364, with the highest of 4,259 in Chennai.

Currently, 10,364 persons were under treatment for Covid-19. Chennai’s active caseload rose to 4,259. The city’s daily tally rose from 776 on Sunday to 876. Along with the city, Chengalpattu and Tiruvallur also registered a small rise in cases as 158 and 80 persons tested positive respectively. As against 80 cases the previous day, Coimbatore’s daily tally crossed 100 after several days.

With 1,02,898 samples being tested in the past 24 hours, the positivity rate in the State stood at 1.5 per cent. The highest total positivity rate was in Chennai (3.6), followed by Chengalpattu (2.4).

The State’s total Covid-19 tally stood at 27,52,856. Six more persons succumbed to the infection, taking the toll to 36,796.