Chennai: Fresh coronavirus cases continues to fluctuate in some parts of Tamilnadu. On Friday, 1,568 people tested positive, with Coimbatore’s daily count exceeding 200 for the second consecutive day.
Chennai reported 162 (166) new cases, according to the State Health department data. After 1,657 persons were discharged, the total number of active cases stood at 16,370. The number of deaths registered was 19 and 1,60,742 samples were tested.
Seven districts reported cases below double digits, while there were no fresh deaths in 25 districts. Ramanathapuram and Virudhunagar recorded the least number of cases with three each.
A total of 1,60,742 samples were tested in the last 24 hours, pushing the cumulative number of specimens examined to 4,27,93,906 till date.