Coimbatore district reports 139 new cases

Coimbatore district reported 139 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday.

The district had 1,587 active cases and 143 persons recovered on Friday.

Six more persons from Coimbatore district died of COVID-19 and the toll increased to 2,377.

According to the Health Department, the test positivity rate (TPR) of the district stood at 1.4 % on Thursday.

A total of 71 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Tiruppur on Friday.

The district had 815 active cases and 76 persons recovered. Tiruppur district had a TPR of 1.5 % on Thursday.

In the Nilgiris, 28 persons tested positive and the total number of confirmed cases stood at 33,259. The toll stood at 207 on Friday while 375 people are undergoing treatment.

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