Crucial and latest Covid figures of TN

Chennai: Tamilnadu registered 711 new Covid-19 cases, including returnees from domestic and overseas, pushing the tally to 27,29,061, while the death toll rose to 36,513 with 9 more deaths, the health department said.

Chennai and Coimbatore continued to top the table with 128 and 127 new cases, respectively. Erode’s daily tally dropped to 59. There were 56 cases in Chengalpattu and 52 in Tiruppur. A total of 43 people in Namakkal and 41 in Salem tested positive for the infection. Six districts — Ariyalur, Mayiladuthurai, Perambalur, Theni, Tirupattur and Thoothukudi — reported only one case each.

A total of 1,02,673 samples were tested in the last 24 hours, pushing the cumulative number of specimens examined to 5,45,75,400.

As many as 759 patients, including 122 in Chennai and 111 in Coimbatore, were discharged after treatment. This took the total number of recoveries so far to 26,84,450. The State’s active caseload fell to 8,098. There were fewer than 100 active cases each in 22 districts.


NT Bureau