Chennai: For the third day in a row, Chennai recorded the most number of fresh infections in Tamilnadu as 183 people tested positive. This took the city’s overall tally to 5,49,827.
Coimbatore recorded 176 cases, while Chengalpattu logged 112 cases and Erode 109 cases. Tamilnadu added 1,612 new Covid-19 infections on Thursday, pushing the overall tally to 26,63,789, while 28 more deaths took the toll to 35,578, the health department said.
As many as thirteen districts reported an increase of up to 20 cases compared to their Wednesday tally.
Over three lakh people received vaccines in Tamilnadu on Thursday. Four districts reported new cases below double digits, while there were no fresh deaths in 20 districts.