5 new Covid cases in city, none in 27 districts
CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 29 new Covid-19 cases on Friday. Total number of cases in the State crossed 35.94 lakh. There were 6 new cases in Kanniyakumari, followed by 5 in the city, while 27 out of 38 districts recorded no cases at all.
TN’s test positivity rate (TPR) stood at 0.4% after 7,202 samples were tested in the past 24 hours. Ariyalur recorded the highest TPR with 1.9%. TN’s active cases stood at 320 with the highest of 41 active cases in Chennai. With no more Covid fatalities in the past 24 hours, the death toll stood at 38,049.