Covid death toll remains at 38,048 in Tamil Nadu since Oct 9

TN’s test positivity rate (TPR) stood at 1.8% after 8,834 samples were tested in the past 24 hours.
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CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 162 new Covid cases on Saturday. Total number of cases in the State reached to 35,91,733.

New cases in Chennai stood at 41, while 13 cases were recorded in Chengalpattu. Other districts reported less than 10 cases. As many as 8 districts reported zero cases of Covid.

TN’s test positivity rate (TPR) stood at 1.8% after 8,834 samples were tested in the past 24 hours.

The highest TPR of 3.2% was reported in Ramanathapuram and Chengalpattu respectively.

TN’s active cases stood at 1,898 with 526 (the highest) recorded in Chennai.

A total of 378 people were discharged. Total recoveries crossed 35.51 lakh. With no more deaths due to Covid in the past 24 hours, the death toll stood at 38,048.

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