Chennai, Hyderabad Coronavirus News October 26, 27 Highlights: Tamil Nadu recorded 2708 positive cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the state tally to 7,11,713. Among these, Chennai reported 747 positive cases, bringing the city’s total to 1,96,378.
Tamil Nadu recorded 32 deaths on Monday, putting the state toll at 10,956. Twenty nine of them had succumbed due to comorbidities.
As of Monday, the number of active COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu is 29,268. Till date, 4,29,594 males, 2,82,087 females and 32 transgenders have tested positive for the virus in the state.
According to a bulletin released by the Health and Family Welfare Department of Tamil Nadu, 95,89,743 samples from the state have been sent for testing till date, with 72,236 samples having been sent yesterday.
The state discharged 4014 patients following treatment today, putting the total number of recoveries at 6,71,489.