Crucial and latest Covid figures of TN

Chennai: With 1,785 people testing positive for Covid-19 in Tamilnadu on Monday, the State’s overall tally surpassed 25.5 lakh.

The daily numbers are expected to further decline in the coming days as Coimbatore, which has the highest number of cases, has also been seeing a decline in the past few weeks. The number of cases in Coimbatore stood at 164, while Erode reported 127 and Chennai 122.

A total of 122 people tested positive in Chennai, while Salem recorded 102 cases. The cases once again crossed 100 in Thanjavur as 103 persons were found to be positive. Chengalpattu and Tiruppur recorded 96 and 90 cases respectively.

The test positivity rate (TPR) in Tamilnadu stands at 1.3 per cent, with the highest of 3 per cent in Cuddalore, followed by 2.6 per cent in Thanjavur. As many as 1,36,505 more people were tested in the past 24 hours.

The number of people currently under treatment stood at 22,762. Of them, 2,028 patients were in Coimbatore. There were 1,502 active cases in Chennai and 1,494 active cases in Erode.


NT Bureau