Coimbatore surpassed Chennai in the daily cases by recording 4,268 fresh infections on Wednesday.
However, Chennai’s number witnessed a significant dip, which recorded 3,561 cases.
As many as 33,764 COVID cases were recorded in the State taking the tally to 19, 45,260, on Wednesday Besides Chennai and Coimbatore, 1,775 cases were reported in Tiruchy and 1,642 cases in Erode, followed by Madurai with 1,538 cases and Chengalpattu with 1,302 cases. A total of 29,717 more people were discharged from several hospitals across the State, taking the total recoveries to 16,13,221. As many as 1,72,424 more samples were tested over the past 24 hours.
Tamilnadu notified 475 deaths on Wednesday, all-time high in a day. Of them, 128 persons did not have any comorbid conditions. The details from the daily bulletin released by the Health Department showed that 47 of the 128 were aged 45 or below.
Over 2.5L vaccinated in one day meanwhile, the number of vaccinations reached an all-time high with over 2.5 lakh people getting inoculated over the past 24 hours.