Chennai: Tamilnadu on Sunday registered 1,009 new Covid-19 cases, taking the total number of persons tested positive for coronavirus infection in the State so far to 8,14,170.
According to the daily bulletin released by the State Health department, the capital city of Chennai registered 290 cases in the last 24 hours. With this, the total number of persons affected by the pandemic in the metropolis has reached 2,24,386.
As far as Chennai’s neighbouring districts are concerned, Chengalpattu registered 67 new cases, Kancheepuram saw 35 infections in the last 24 hours. Villupuram and Virudhunagar saw 10 and 16 cases respectively. Trichy and Vellore registered 28 new cases each.
The total number of fatalities in the State due to the pandemic is 12,069, with ten deaths reported on Sunday, while the total number of recoveries in the State has touched 7,93,154.