29 new cases in State including 7 from foreign countries
CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 29 new COVID cases on Saturday, including 3 cases from the UAE, and a case each from Kuwait, Malaysia, Thailand and Sri Lanka. TN’s total number of cases reached 35,94,974. Coimbatore had 6 cases, Chennai had 4, and two cases were reported in Salem and Chengalpattu respectively.
A case was reported in Cuddalore, Erode, Kancheepuram, Kanniyakumari, Krishnagiri, Nagapattinam, Tiruppur and Tiruchy. TN’s test positivity rate (TPR) stood at 0.6% after 3,194 samples were tested in the past 24 hours. Meanwhile, active cases in the State stood at 134. Total recoveries reached 35,56,791. No more deaths due to COVID-19 were reported in the past 24 hours. The death toll stood at 38,049.
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