Crucial and latest Covid figures of TN

Chennai: The number of active Covid-19 cases in Tamilnadu dropped below the 15,000-mark after 201 days. The State logged 1,218 fresh cases on Sunday, pushing the overall caseload to 26,87,092. As many as 15 people succumbed to the deadly virus, taking the toll to 35,899, a medical bulletin said.

Chennai logged the highest number of cases at 156, followed by Coimbatore with 132. Seven other districts — Erode (90), Chengalpattu (88), Tiruppur (73), Thanjavur (68), Salem (56), Tiruvallur (55), and Namakkal (51) — reported over 50 infections.

At present, there are 14,814 active cases in Tamil Nadu still the third highest in the country next to Kerala (87,657) and Maharashtra (28,631).

A total of 1,28,313 samples were tested in the last 24 hours, pushing the cumulative number of specimens examined to 4.94 crore till date.


NT Bureau