Covid cases crosses 1000 in Chennai

Tamilnadu reported 2,654 Covid-19 cases, including one imported case each from Oman and Rajasthan today. With today’s tally, the total number of cases of Covid-19 in the State reached 34,85,429.

The fresh cases in Chennai stood at 1,066, while 375 cases were recorded in Chengalpattu and 144 cases were reported in Coimbatore.

Owing to the concerning spike in the Covid cases, the Chennai Corporation on Monday made wearing of marks mandatory in all public places. The corporation has also directed all shopping malls, theaters and places of worship to ensure that huge crowds do not gather.