Tamilnadu posts 1,964 Covid cases, 243 from Chennai

Chennai: Tamilnadu today registered 1,964 new Covid-19 cases, and the total number of infections has touched 25,81,094.

The capital city of Chennai today registered 243 cases. With this, the total number of persons affected by the pandemic in the metropolis has touched 5,40,300.

As far as Chennai’s neighbouring districts are concerned, Chengalpattu today registered 140 new cases, Kancheepuram saw 39 infections in the last 24 hours, and Thiruvallur posted 98 positive cases.

The districts of Cuddalore and Coimbatore today witnessed 75 and 229 new cases, respectively. 28 patients died today, taking the total number of fatalities in the State due to the pandemic to 34,395.

On the positive side, 1,917 patients were discharged from various hospitals in Tamilnadu today. With this, the total number of recoveries in the State has touched 25,26,317.