The number of daily COVID cases in Tamil Nadu is nearing the 2,000-mark after a continuous increase in cases in the past few days. The State reported 1,990 cases on Sunday, taking the total number to 25,61,587.
Coimbatore recorded 230 new cases, followed by 180 in Erode. Several other districts continue to see a slight increase in the cases, including Kanniyakumari, Thanjavur, Erode, Salem, Chengalpattu and Tiruvallur.
A total of 26 deaths were reported in Tamil Nadu, including four deaths of people who did not have any comorbidities. The death toll in the State reached 34,102. While Salem recorded five deaths, four were reported in Tirupur on Sunday.
After 1,57,927 people were tested in the past 24 hours, a total of 20,524 active cases are present in the State. As many as 2,156 more people were discharged from several hospitals across the State, taking the total recoveries to 25,06,961.