Chennai: Showing further decline, Tamilnadu reported 782 cases on Wednesday. The total number of cases in the State reached 27,17,203.
Two districts — Tenkasi and Theni — recorded none. Only eight districts reported fatalities due to the infection.
There were 116 cases in Chennai, followed by Coimbatore with 115. Erode and Chengalpattu logged 72 and 61 infections respectively. In Tiruppur, 50 people tested positive, while Salem saw 41 fresh cases. There were 36 cases in Namakkal and 33 in Tiruchi.
After 1,01,984 people were tested for Covoid-19 in the past 24 hours, the test positivity rate (TPR) in Tamilnadu stands at 0.8 percent, where Chengalpattu and Coimbatore recorded 1.3 percent each; Namakkal and Tirupur, 1.2 percent each; Salem, 1.1 percent; and Erode, the Nilgiris and Thanjavur, 1 percent each.
With 13 more people succumbing to the infection, the State’s toll touched 36,324. Thirty districts recorded no death.