Latest and crucial Covid figures of TN

Chennai: The daily Covid-19 cases in Tamilnadu, which were hovering around 1,900, came down to 1,896 on Sunday, along with a marginal reduction in the number of tests.

Coimbatore reported the highest fresh cases in the State with 225, followed by Chennai with 216 cases. Erode added 179 new cases on Sunday, Salem 127 and Chengalpattu 115. The total number of cases in Tamilnadu has reached 25,88,781, of which 20,458 are active cases.

While 21 districts reported fewer cases than Saturday, the remaining 17 districts reported marginally more cases.

The State notified 23 more deaths due to the infection, including 19 in government hospitals. Of these, Salem and Tirupur reported five deaths each. The death toll has reached to 34,519.
Seven of the deceased did not have any co-morbidities, a bulletin said.

A total of 1,57,587 samples were tested in the last 24 hours, pushing the cumulative number of specimens examined to 3,98,03,533 till date.


NT Bureau