47 new cases in Chennai takes Tamil Nadu Covid count to 183

TN’s test positivity rate (TPR) reduced to 1.9% after 9,768 samples were tested on Tuesday.
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CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 183 new cases on Wednesday. Total number of cases have crossed 35.91 lakh.

There were 47 new cases in Chennai followed by Chengalpattu with 17 cases, Tiruvallur 11 and Kanniyakumari 10.

Eight districts – Ariyalur, Dharmapuri, Kallakurichi, Karur, The Nilgiris, Perambalur, Tenkasi, and Tirupathur reported zero cases.

TN’s test positivity rate (TPR) reduced to 1.9% after 9,768 samples were tested on Tuesday.

Krishnagiri had the highest TPR with 4.3%. Ramanathapuram had 4.1% TPR, Erode 3.8%, Chengalpattu 3.6%, Ranipet and Thoothukudi 3.4% each, and Chennai’s was 1.9%.

As many as 386 patients were discharged across the state on Wednesday. Total number of recoveries crossed 35.50 lakh.

With no new Covid fatality reported in 24 hours, death toll remained at 38,048.

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