Chennai, Hyderabad Coronavirus News July 2 Highlights: The price of petrol in Chennai cross Rs. 100 on Friday for the first time since the fuel price hike across the country. As of today, petrol is priced at Rs. 100.13 per litre while diesel costs Rs. 93.72 per litre.
Tamil Nadu on Friday reported 4,230 new covid-19 cases taking the caseload to 24,88,407. With 97 causalities, the toll reached 32,818. With 4,952 patients getting discharged after treatment today, the total recoveries increased to 24,18,882, the bulletin said. The active cases, including those in isolation, dropped to 36,707. As many as 3, 31,62,714 RT-PCR tests have been done conducted in the state till date including 1,60,810 tests on Friday.
Coimbatore continued to top the new infections chart with 486 new cases and reported 7 fatalities on Friday, followed by Erode with 395 fresh cases and three deaths. Salem saw 268 new cases, Tiruppur recorded 243 cases and three deaths. Chennai reported 238 fresh infections and 5 deaths. The city’s overall tally has now reached 532992.