With 2,869 new infections, TN’s active Covid cases now at 30,606

Chennai: For the second consecutive day, the daily Covid-19 cases in Tamilnadu dropped to less than 3,000, and below 800 in Chennai, on Sunday.

The State reported 2,869 fresh cases and 31 fatalities on Sunday, thereby pushing the tally to 7.09 lakh and death toll to 10,924. Currently, the active cases of Tamilnadu stand at 30,606.

The recoveries continued to outnumber new cases with 4,019 people walking out of hospitals after getting cured of the virus, taking the aggregate to 6.67 lakh so far, the health department said in a bulletin.

After Chennai (764), the city of Coimbatore had the maximum number of new infections with 271 followed by Salem (196); Thiruvallur (161); Chengalpattu (155); Kancheepuram (120) and Tiruppur (112).


NT Bureau