Tamilnadu posts 1,164 Covid cases, 152 from Chennai

Chennai: Tamilnadu today registered 1,164 new Covid-19 cases, and the total number of infections has touched 26,91,797.

The capital city of Chennai today registered 152 cases. With this, the total number of persons affected by the pandemic in the metropolis has touched 5,53,371.

As far as Chennai’s neighbouring districts are concerned, Chengalpattu today registered 98 new cases, Kancheepuram saw 34 infections in the last 24 hours, and Thiruvallur posted 46 positive cases.

The districts of Cuddalore and Coimbatore today witnessed 21 and 137 new cases, respectively. 20 patients died today, taking the total number of fatalities in the State due to the pandemic to 35,968.

On the positive side, 1,412 patients were discharged from various hospitals in Tamilnadu today. With this, the total number of recoveries in the State has touched 26,42,039.

NT Bureau