Chennai: Tamilnadu reported 730 new coronavirus on Monday night as against 736 persons on Sunday to take the total number of cases to 27,26,197. After 767 persons were discharged, the number of active cases stood at 8,291.
Except for Coimbatore (106) and Chennai (105), all other districts reported a low case count. Erode recorded 70 cases; Tiruppur 62 cases; and Chengalpattu 51 cases.
A total of nine deaths due to Covid-19 were reported, with three deaths in Chennai. With this, the death toll due to pandemic in the State stands at 36,472.
As many as 61,633 persons were vaccinated on Monday. Among them were 37 healthcare workers; 156 frontline workers; 33,739 persons aged 18-44; 17,878 persons aged 45-59; and 9,823 senior citizens.
At present, there are 8,291 active cases of the virus in the State.