Tamilnadu posts 1,942 Covid cases, 217 from Chennai

Chennai: Tamilnadu today registered 1,942 new Covid-19 cases, and the total number of infections has touched 25,83,036.

The capital city of Chennai today registered 217 cases. With this, the total number of persons affected by the pandemic in the metropolis has touched 5,40,523.

As far as Chennai’s neighbouring districts are concerned, Chengalpattu today registered 119 new cases, Kancheepuram saw 36 infections in the last 24 hours, and Thiruvallur posted 85 positive cases.

The districts of Cuddalore and Coimbatore today witnessed 71 and 249 new cases, respectively. 33 patients died today, taking the total number of fatalities in the State due to the pandemic to 34,428.

On the positive side, 1,892 patients were discharged from various hospitals in Tamilnadu today. With this, the total number of recoveries in the State has touched 25,28,209.