Tamil Nadu Chennai News September 16, 17 Highlights: Tamil Nadu reported 1669 fresh covid cases today taking the total number of active cases to 16, 843. The state also recorded 17 deaths and 1565 recoveries. With 205 new cases Coimbatore reported highest covid number among districts followed by Chennai’s 196.
Following the success of the mega vaccination drive in Chennai last week, Chennai’s civic body, the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) has announced another mega vaccination drive in the city on September 19. A total of 1.88 lakh people had been vaccinated in Chennai last week.
Tamil Nadu recorded 1,693 positive cases of Covid-19 on Thursday, bringing the state tally to 26,40,361. Among these, Chennai reported 202 positive cases, bringing the city’s total to 5,47,076. The state recorded 25 deaths on Thursday, putting the state toll at 35,271. 24 of them had succumbed due to comorbidities. A total of 1,548 patients were discharged following treatment, taking the total number of recoveries to 25,88,334.