In a statement issued here, the Health Department also said 37 Covid-19 patients died taking the death toll to 794.
According to the statement 2,710 persons turned Covid-19 patients taking the total tally of coronavirus infected persons till date to 62,087.
However, factoring the cured patients till date at 34,112 and the number of persons who died due to the virus, the total number of active cases in Tamil Nadu stands at 27,178.
On Monday the Health Department said a total of 26,592 samples were tested taking the total tally to 9.19 lakh.
The number of infected children in the state in the age group 0-12 went up to 3,060.
The state capital Chennai continued to head the Covid-19 infection table with 1,487 persons testing positive for the virus and its total tally stands at 42,752.