Chennai: The number of active Covid-19 cases in Tamilnadu touched 11,173 on Thursday with 1,464 persons testing positive. The State’s tally touched 7,76,174.
Recoveries continued to eclipse new infections with 1,797 people being discharged from healthcare facilities, taking the overall tally to 7,53,332, a Health department bulletin said.
Active cases in Tamilnadu stood at 11,173. The State has been witnessing a decline in the number of new cases and since 13 November, the daily count have been below 2,000.
Chennai saw the number of infections decline to less than 400 to 396; the number of patients discharged was 566 and five deaths were registered.
Coimbatore district had the second-highest number of infections with 158 with all the other 35 districts reporting daily cases of less than 100, as per government data.