Latest and crucial Covid figures of TN

Chennai: Tamilnadu continues to report a steady drop in fresh cases and a marginal increase in deaths, with the total number of active cases falling rapidly, particularly in districts such as Chennai.

Coimbatore, Erode, Salem, Tiruppur, Chennai, Thanjavur, Namakkal and Chengalpattu continued to account for more than 300 fresh cases a day. A day after its daily caseload dropped below 1,000, Coimbatore reported 891 fresh cases followed by Erode with 795 cases on Monday.

While samples were drawn from 1.65 lakh people, at least a dozen districts reported less than 100 cases on Monday.

With a steady fall in new cases, the active cases in all districts across Tamilnadu fell below the 10,000 mark.

In the last 10 days, the state added at least 90,000 new cases including 5,565 new cases in Chennai.

The fresh cases dipped to below 100 in 12 districts, with Perambalur having the least number of cases at 37.

As many as 15,281 persons were discharged after treatment. Till date, 23,37,209 persons were discharged.

 

NT Bureau