Chennai: Daily number of coronavirus cases across Tamilnadu on Tuesday dropped further to 1,767 (1,785 on Monday) but in Chennai, Coimbatore, and Erode there was a marginal increase.
The number of fatalities mounted to 33,966 with 29 more people succumbing to the virus in the last 24 hours.
According to an official bulletin, recoveries eclipsed new infections with 2,312 people getting discharged, aggregating to 24,95,895 leaving 22,188 active cases.
Chennai reported 139 new cases (122 on Monday); Coimbatore reported 169 (164 on Monday); and Erode 132 (127).
As many as 32 districts reported new infections in double digits, while there were no fresh deaths in 17 districts.