Covid cases rise sharply in TN

Wednesday 29th June 2022 07:24 EDT

Tamil Nadu's daily coronavirus cases rose sharply as 1,472 infections were logged on Sunday, pushing the caseload to 34,68,344. The death count remained unchanged at 38,026 with no new Covid-related death were recorded in the last 24 hours, a medical bulletin said. As many as 691 people have recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours, taking the total count to 34,22,860 leaving 7,458 active cases. Chennai accounted for the majority of cases at 624, followed by Chengalpet 241, Coimbatore 104 while the remaining was scattered in 33 districts of the total 38. The government said the fresh cases are increasing in many parts of the state as people were showing laxity in adhering to Covid-19 protocols.

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