Latest and important Covid figures of TN

Chennai: Tamilnadu logged 15,759 new Covid-19 cases on Friday, including two returnees from Andhra Pradesh and New Delhi, pushing the tally to 23.24 lakh, while 378 deaths took the toll to 28,906.

The number of cases in Chennai is dropping and is likely to go below 1,000 cases in the coming days.

As many as 1,094 cases were reported in Chennai on Friday, while Coimbatore, 2,056; and Erode, 1,365. As many as 378 more deaths were reported in Tamilnadu, including 80 who did not have any comorbidities.

The State has so far reported 23,24,597 cases and 28,906 deaths. Another 29,243 people, including 4,612 in Coimbatore and 2,377 in Chennai, were discharged after treatment. The active caseload dipped to 1,74,802. This includes 18,600 patients in Coimbatore, 17,498 in Tiruppur, 12,520 in Erode and 10,842 in Chennai.

More than 50,000 beds are available in Covid-19 hospitals and health centres across the State. As many as 24,087 oxygen-supported beds, 23,775 non-oxygen ones and 2,335 ICU beds remain vacant.


NT Bureau