Chennai: The number of fresh Covid-19 infections dropped to 1,908 in Tamilnadu on Tuesday. While cases continued to dip in districts such as Coimbatore, Chennai recorded a marginal rise as 203 more people tested positive.
A total of 1,45,585 samples were tested in the last 24 hours, pushing the cumulative number of specimens examined to 3.78 crore till date, a bulletin said.
As many as 33 districts reported new cases in double digits, while no fresh deaths were reported in 22 districts.
Twenty-nine deaths were recorded — 23 in government hospitals and six in private facilities. This took the toll to 34,159.
Three individuals who returned from Malaysia were among those who tested positive in the last 24 hours, the bulletin added.