Tamilnadu posts 20,911 Covid cases, 8,218 from Chennai

Chennai: Tamilnadu today registered 20,911 new Covid-19 cases, and the total number of infections has touched 28,68,500.

The capital city of Chennai today registered 8,218 cases. With this, the total number of persons affected by the pandemic in the metropolis has touched 6,16,959.

As far as Chennai’s neighbouring districts are concerned, Chengalpattu today registered 2030 new cases, Kancheepuram saw 502 infections in the last 24 hours, and Thiruvallur posted 901 positive cases.

The districts of Cuddalore and Coimbatore today witnessed 278 and 1162 new cases, respectively. 25 patients died today, taking the total number of fatalities in the State due to the pandemic to 36,930.

On the positive side, 6,235 patients were discharged from various hospitals in Tamilnadu today. With this, the total number of recoveries in the State has touched 27,27,960.