Chennai: Tamilnadu has added 1,669 new Covid-19 infections, taking the overall caseload to 26,42,030 till date.
While 17 fatalities took the toll to 35,288. Recoveries were below new infections with 1,565 people getting discharged in the last 24 hours, aggregating to 25,89,899, leaving 16,843 active infections, said a government bulletin.
Chennai, after three days, reported under 200 fresh infections — 196 people tested positive, taking the city’s tally to 5,47,268. Coimbatore led the table with 205 cases. There were 132 cases in Erode, 115 in Chengalpattu and 110 in Thanjavur.
In Tiruppur, 97 people tested positive, while cases rose marginally from 56 to 72 in Namakkal. There were 63 cases in Salem and 57 in Thiruvallur.