The capital city of Chennai today registered 165 cases. With this, the total number of persons affected by the pandemic in the metropolis has touched 5,42,902.
As far as Chennai’s neighbouring districts are concerned, Chengalpattu today registered 92 new cases, Kancheepuram saw 31 infections in the last 24 hours, and Thiruvallur posted 60 positive cases.
The districts of Cuddalore and Coimbatore today witnessed 69 and 190 new cases, respectively. 27 patients died today, taking the total number of fatalities in the State due to the pandemic to 34,761.
On the positive side, 1,842 patients were discharged from various hospitals in Tamilnadu today. With this, the total number of recoveries in the State has touched 25,50,710.