Explaining the measures taken to control the spread, Bedi said that around 6,000 to 7,000 persons are being fined for not following safety norms by police and the civic body.
Chennai continues to report the highest number of new cases at 7,372; Chengalpattu, 1,840; Coimbatore, 981; and Tiruvallur, 931.
Tamil Nadu records more than 15,000 cases; Chennai TPR at 18.1 per cent
Officials from the Directorate of Public Health and Preventive Medicine said it was too early to analyse the pattern of cases and conclude the decline in the cases.
The fatality and recovery rates were 1.43 per cent and 97.25 per cent respectively.
The total vaccination rate of the country touched 150.06 crore doses.
Corporation officials, experts attribute steep jump to rapid spread of Omicron variant
Chennai saw a significant rise in daily cases again at 194. As many as 84 cases were reported in Coimbatore, while Chengalpattu had 59; Erode, 40; and Tirupur, 33.
Tamil Nadu recorded 649 new COVID cases, including two imported cases, on Tuesday. The total number of cases reached 27,36,695.
Tamil Nadu witnessed a further decline in new COVID cases at 688, including one imported case from West Bengal, on Friday.