Chennai: The weekly average test positivity rate in Tamilnadu has dropped to 4.6 per cent, after the State reported 6,596 new Covid-19 cases and 166 deaths on Wednesday night.
Active cases dropped to 52,884, while the cumulative toll reached 31,746 and case tally touched 24.4 lakh.
A total number of 1,70,105 samples were tested. Coimbatore had the highest number of cases with 793, Chennai had 393 infections, and all the other districts had less than 1,000 cases, according to data from the Health Department.
Meanwhile, The Greater Chennai Corporation is sending out messages to people who have missed their second dose of vaccine due to the unavailability of the jab earlier.
The civic body in a statement said that around 85,000 people have missed their second vaccination.