Tamil Nadu Chennai Live Updates: State reports 862 fresh Covid-19 cases, 10 deaths – The Indian Express

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People wait to be inoculated against Covid-19 at a vaccination centre in Chennai. (PTI Photo/File)

Tamil Nadu News Live Updates: State reported 862 new Covid-19 cases today taking the number of active cases to 10588. The death toll rose to 36, 214 with 10 more deaths reported today. Chennai and Coimbatore reported the highest number of fresh cases with 122 and 99 respectively. While Ramanathpuram reported zero Covid-19 cases, a total of 19 districts have registered fresh cases below 10 in the state.

Meanwhile, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rainfall at isolated places over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry & Karaikal during next 5 days.

“A cyclonic circulation lies over Southeast Bay of Bengal & adjoining equatorial Indian ocean off Sumatra Coast and extends upto 3.1 km above mean sea level. Under its influence a low pressure area is likely to form over Southeast Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood around 9th November,” IMD said.

It is likely to become more marked and move west-­northwestwards towards north Tami Nadu coast during the subsequent 48 hours, the department said. Fishermen have been advised not to venture into the sea.

The Air Quality Index (AQI) observations, beginning on Deepavali day and ending the following day morning, indicated that the air quality status in Chennai is very poor, the government said on Friday. Also, there was a substantial increase in pollutants in the metropolis when compared to the previous year, the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board said.

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