Crucial and latest Covid figures of TN

Chennai: Fresh Covid-19 infections continued to fluctuate in a number of districts across the State, as 1,956 more people tested positive on Sunday, taking the tally to 25,75,308.

As many as 28 people have succumbed to the virus aggregating to 34,317, the health department said on Sunday.

Recoveries were lower compared to new cases, with 1,807 people getting discharged in the last 24 hours, mounting to 25,20,584 leaving 20,407 active infections, a medical bulletin said.

Four districts reported over 100 cases each on Sunday. Coimbatore’s daily tally rose to 241, from 223 the previous day. Cases marginally fell to 187, from 194, in Chennai. Erode, too, saw a small dip to 185 from 198 cases. In Chengalpattu, 105 people tested positive, as against 115 on Saturday. While 97 people tested positive in Thanjavur, there were 91 cases in Tiruvallur, 89 in Salem and 80 in Tiruppur.

A total of 1,60,229 samples were tested in the last 24 hours, pushing the cumulative number of specimens examined to 3.86 crore till date, the bulletin said.

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