Chennai: Tamilnadu has logged 828 fresh Covid-19 cases, pushing the caseload to 27,11,584, while the toll rose to 36,247 with nine more deaths. Of the 38 districts, 17 logged fewer than 10 cases each, while 31 saw no deaths due to the infection.
Recoveries outnumbered the new infections with 931 people getting discharged in the last 24 hours, aggregating to 26,65,178, leaving 10,159 active infections, a health department bulletin said.
Of the 17 districts that reported fewer than 10 cases each, three — Perambalur, Tenkasi and Theni — saw just a single case. The fresh cases took the State’s tally to 27,11,584.
A total of 1,01,143 samples were tested in the last 24 hours, pushing the cumulative number of specimens examined to 5,22,36,972.
The State’s test positivity rate stood at 0.8 per cent. According to Tuesday’s data, Chennai’s test positivity rate stood at 1 per cent.