Tamilnadu recorded 1,461 new cases, including three positive cases from Indonesia, Kuwait and Karnataka today. The total number of cases of Covid in the State stands at 34,69,805.
The active cases of Covid saw a further surge to 8,222 with highest of 3,616 active cases in Chennai. As many as 24,739 samples were tested in the past 24 hours and the overall test positivity rate is 5.7 percent. Chengalpattu has the highest 10.3 per cent positivity, while 10.2 per cent in Coimbatore and 8.7 per cent and 8.2 per cent in Tiruvallur and Chennai respectively