Tamil Nady reported 569 new coronavirus cases, taking the total number of infections to 8,34,740. After 642 Covid-19 patients were discharged, the number of active cases stood at 4,904.
There were 7 deaths registered and 62,619 samples tested.
In Chennai, there was an addition of 168 cases. Three districts – Ariyalur, Kallakuruchi and Perambalur – reported zero infections. In the other 33 districts the number of cases was less than 100, according to State health ministry.