Chennai: Tamilnadu added 1,733 new cases on Friday, a marginal drop from 1,745 cases it reported on Thursday.
The State has logged a total of 26,53,848 cases to date with 17,196 active cases. With 1,631 fresh recoveries, the cumulative number of recoveries in Tamilnadu has gone up to 26,01,198 while the death toll mounted to 35,454.
With the State recording over 1,700 cases for the second day in a row, Coimbatore, Chennai, Chengalpattu and Erode continued to register the most number of cases. Both Coimbatore and Chennai recorded a little over 200 cases, though there was a marginal dip compared with the previous day.
The sharpest increase in the last 24 hours was reported from Thirupathur, where cases rose to 37 from 16 on Thursday. During the same time period cases in Namakkal and Tiruppur rose to 72 and 98 respectively.