TN reports 2,817 Covid cases, Chennai’s daily count crosses 1,000

Chennai: In yet another day of sharp upward trend, Tamilnadu today registered 2,817 new cases, and the total number of inflections has touched 8,89,490.

According to sources, the capital city of Chennai registered 1,083 cases in the last 24 hours.

With this, the total number of persons affected by the pandemic in the metropolis has touched 2,50,000.

As far as Chennai’s neighbouring districts are concerned, Chengalpattu today registered 258 new cases, Kancheepuram saw 115 infections in the last 24 hours, and Thiruvallur posted 158 positive cases.

The districts of Cuddalore and Coimbatore today witnessed 39 and 280 new cases, respectively. Sixteen Nineteen patients died today, taking the total number of fatalities in the State due to the pandemic to 12,738.

On the positive side, 1,634 patients were discharged from various hospitals in Tamilnadu today. With this, the total number of recoveries in the State has touched 8,59,709.

 

NT Bureau