Coimbatore topped the list of daily additions of cases at 385 followed by Erode at 288 and Salem (214).
During the last 24 hours, Coimbatore reported the highest number of 407 infections, followed by Erode at 311, according to an official bulletin.
The spread of the pandemic has been brought under control, he said while thanking the people for supporting the total lockdown announced by the government when the virus was at its peak.
According to a medical bulletin, 4,382 people were discharged today, taking the total recoveries to 24,27,988 leaving 35,294 active infections.
“Though the number of COVID-19 positive cases have fallen below 5,000 mark state government is still continuing to take tests for 1.6 lakh people. This is the right strategy, in controlling the spread...
The toll touched 30,835 with the addition of 287 deaths. Active cases fell below the two lakh mark in the state on June 10 and one lakh on June 17.
In certain districts of the State, liquor consumers welcomed the re-opening by breaking coconuts normally witnessed on auspicious occasions.