Crucial and latest Covid figures of TN

Chennai: Around 11 districts reported fewer than 10 fresh Covid-19 infections each on a day when the State logged 1,127 cases, taking its tally to 26,95,216. Its active caseload stood at 13,034.

Recoveries eclipsed new infections with 1,358 people getting discharged in the last 24 hours, aggregating to 26,46,163 leaving 13,034 active infections, a medical bulletin said.

The number of cases in Chennai remained high, with 146 people testing positive. Coimbatore reported 128 cases and Chengalpattu 96. Among the districts with the lowest number were Ariyalur, Perambalur and Ramanathapuram, with each reporting two cases.

A total of 1,24,177 samples were tested in the last 24 hours, pushing the cumulative number of specimens examined to 5.03 crore.
Fifteen people succumbed to the infection. Five of the deaths took place at private facilities. The toll touched 36,019.

NT Bureau