Chennai: Tamilnadu today registered 738 new Covid-19 cases, and the total number of infections has touched 26,78,371.
The capital city of Chennai today registered 107 cases. With this, the total number of persons affected by the pandemic in the metropolis has touched 5,57,528.
As far as Chennai’s neighbouring districts are concerned, Chengalpattu today registered 69 new cases, Kancheepuram saw 18 infections in the last 24 hours, and Thiruvallur posted 24 positive cases.
The districts of Cuddalore and Coimbatore today witnessed 6 and 112 new cases, respectively. 17 patients died today, taking the total number of fatalities in the State due to the pandemic to 36,432.
On the positive side, 764 patients were discharged from various hospitals in Tamilnadu today. With this, the total number of recoveries in the State has touched 26,78,371.