Tamil Nadu Chennai News September 3, 4 Highlights: Tamil Nadu today reported 1575 new covid cases, 1610 recoveries, and 20 deaths. With today’s numbers, the state’s active caseload has reached 16,315. Among districts, Coimbatore registered the highest number of cases with 244 people testing positive, followed by Chennai’s 167 infections. Erode reported 109 cases.
Meanwhile, CM M K Stalin on Saturday announced the cancellation of one per cent market levy on cotton and cotton waste. The Tamil Nadu Agricultural Produce Marketing (Regulation) Act 1987, which levies one per cent fee on cotton and cotton waste -based on the sale value- by the market committee, would be amended for the same, he said the assembly.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast heavy to very heavy rain at isolated places over Nilgiris district of Tamil Nadu. Thunderstorm with heavy rain is likely to occur at isolated places over Erode, Coimbatore, Krishnagiri, Tirupattur, Vellore and Salem districts of Tamil Nadu. Thunderstorm with moderate rain is likely to occur at a few places over Delta districts, coastal Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal area. Thunderstorm with light to moderate rain is likely to occur at a few places over rest Tamil Nadu, the department said.