Over 18,700 samples tested in Tamil Nadu, TPR stands at 2.5%

Total recoveries are more than 35.33 lakh in the State.
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CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 479 new Covid cases on Saturday. Total number of cases in the State stood over 35.76 lakh.

Chennai had 105 new cases, Coimbatore had 57 cases, Chengalpattu 48 and Salem had 24 new cases. TN’s test positivity rate (TPR) stood at 2.5%, after 18,762 samples were tested in the past 24 hours.

Coimbatore had the highest TPR of 6.2%. Meanwhile, the active cases in the State stood at 4,865. Chennai had the highest number with 2,305 active cases.

Over 430 people recovered. Total recoveries are more than 35.33 lakh in the State. No new Covid-fatality was reported in the last 24 hours. Death toll stood at 38,040.

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