Chennai: Tamilnadu has reported 739 new Covid-19 cases, 764 recoveries and 17 deaths in the last 24 hours. Total cases have risen to 27,23,245, while death toll stands at 36,432.
Recoveries eclipsed new cases with 764 people getting discharged in the last 24 hours, aggregating to 26,78,371 leaving 8,442 active infections, a medical bulletin said.
Four districts — Ramanathapuram, Tenkasi, Theni and Tirupattur — recorded just one case each.
Coimbatore logged 112 cases, and Chennai saw 107. Erode recorded 76 infections. Chengalpattu and Tiruppur recorded a small rise in cases, when compared with the previous day.
A total of 1,01,993 samples were tested in the last 24 hours, pushing the cumulative number of specimens examined to 5.37 crore.