Tamil Nadu Covid 19 tally jumps to 27,256 with 1,384 new cases
Tamil Nadu recorded 1,384 positive cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the state tally to 27,256.
Among these, Chennai reported 1,072 positive cases, bringing the city’s total to 18,693.
As of Thursday, the number of active COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu touched 10,138. Till date, 16,964 males, 10,278 females and 14 transgenders have tested positive for the virus in the state.
According to a bulletin released by the Health and Family Welfare Department of Tamil Nadu, 5,44,981 samples from the state have been sent for testing till date, with 16,447 samples sent today.
The state discharged 585 patients following treatment today, putting the total number of discharged patients at 14,901.
Besides Chennai, 169 cases were reported in Chengalpattu, eight cases each in Kancheepuram, Cuddalore, Nagapattinam, Villupuram and Virudhunagar, 44 in Tiruvallur, two each in Ariyalur, Dharmapuri, Namakkal, Pudukottai, Salem and Tenkasi, three each in Ramanathapuram, Theni and Tirunelveli, four each in Ranipet and Vellore, seven each in Madurai, Thoothukudi and Trichy, five in Thiruvannamalai and one each in Dindigul, Krishnagiri and Sivagangai districts.