Tamil Nadu Chennai Coronavirus News September 21, 22 Highlights: After a total of 5,344 fresh Covid-19 cases were reported on Monday in Tamil Nadu, the state’s overall tally reached 5,47,337. As many as 60 deaths were reported, taking the toll to 8,871.
The total number of recovered people reached 4,91,971, including yesterday’s tally of 5,492. There are 46,495 active cases in the state.
On Monday, after Chennai recorded 982 cases, the city’s overall cases reached 1,56,625. Of the fatalities, 16 persons died in Chennai.
Barring Chennai, other northern districts of the state logged 1356 cases. Western districts continued to bear the surge in the number of cases. A total of 1738 cases were reported, with Coimbatore (648) contributing to the maximum cases.
In the last 24 hours, 80,762 samples have been tested. This took the total number of tested samples in the state to 65,55,328. There are 174 testing facilities in the state.