Many TN districts report increase in Covid cases

Chennai: At least 17 districts in Tamilnadu reported an increase in Covid-19 cases on Friday night. However, overall fresh cases dropped to 1,933 cases on Friday compared to 1,942 on Thursday.

Thirty-four new deaths pushed the toll tally to 34,462, when cumulative case tally touched 25.84 lakh. After discharging 1,887 people, the State was left with 20,411 active cases.

As many as seven districts have clocked new infections in triple digits with Coimbatore topping the list by adding 236 cases followed by Chennai 211, Erode 177, Salem 120, Thanjavur 114, Chengalpet 108 and Tiruppur 105.

As many as 26 districts reported new cases in double digits, while there were no fresh deaths in 21 districts.

Meanwhile, 2.5 lakh people took the vaccine on Friday taking the dosage tally in the government centres to 2.40 crore.


NT Bureau