Chennai: A total of 1,904 people tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday and 30 succumbed to the infection in Tamilnadu. This took the overall tally of cases to 25,39,277 and toll to 33,782.
After 2,439 persons were discharged, the total number of active cases dropped to 26,717.
Coimbatore had the highest number of cases with 204. Chennai reported 141 and all the other districts had lesser cases, says Health Department data.
As many as 26 districts reported below 50 cases each and among these 15 of them were below 25. While Ramanathapuram reported 9 new cases – lowest in the State – Tenkasi had 10 and Thoothukudi reported 12.
Of the 30 deaths, Coimbatore reported five, Erode and Tiruvanammalai reported four each and Chennai reported three. While Salem and Trichy reported two each, 16 districts reported one death each and 22 other districts had zero deaths.