Chennai, Hyderabad Coronavirus News July 7, 8 Highlights: Tamil Nadu recorded 3,211 positive cases of Covid-19 on Thursday, bringing the state tally to 25,10,059. Among these, Chennai reported 189 positive cases, bringing the city’s total to 5,34,310. The state recorded 57 deaths on Thursday, putting the state toll at 33,253. A total of 3,565 patients were discharged following treatment, taking the total number of recoveries to 24,43,141.
Dindigul I Leoni, a popular talk show host who has been a member of the DMK for several years, has been appointed head of the Tamil Nadu Textbook and Educational Services Corporation.
The corporation is responsible for publishing, printing, and selling books free of cost to the government and government-aided schools, and also to private schools at a rate fixed by the government. It has been producing books for English and Tamil medium syllabi for students of Classes I to XII. The post was previously held by former AIADMK MLA B Valarmathi.