Out of the total 2,14,976 cases, the city presently has 3,754 active cases while 2,07,375 people have been discharged. With 3,847 deaths, the mortality rate in the city is around 1.7 per cent.
The number of active cases in Chennai dropped from over 4,000 on Thursday to 3,924 on Friday.
There are 4,55,555 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country which comprises 4.89 per cent of the total caseload, the Union Health Ministry stated.
South Korea on Thursday registered 583 new cases, the first time its daily tally had exceeded 500 since March.
Staring at space crunch, the graveyard management last month had readied 5-6 acres of extra space for burials of casualties caused by the virus.
COVID-19 caseload in India climbs to 91.77 lakh with 37,975 new infections; death toll nears 1.35 lakh mark
There are 4,38,667 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country as on date which comprises 4.78 per cent of the total caseload, the Union Health Ministry data said on Tuesday.
Haryana and Manipur, for instance, have shut schools again while many districts in Rajasthan and Gujarat are witnessing more restrictions.
The total recoveries have surged to 85,21,617, pushing the national recovery rate to 93.69 per cent, while the COVID-19 case fatality rate has declined to 1.46 per cent.
India's active COVID-19 cases stands at 4,40,962, while 85,21,617 people have recovered from the disease so far, according the Health Ministry's Sunday morning update.
The total coronavirus cases mounted to 90,50,597 with 46,232 infections being reported in a day, while the death toll climbed to 1,32,726 with 564 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.
With 62 people succumbing to the infection, Maharashtra's cumulative toll reached 46,573, he said.
The Centre had on Thursday rushed high-level teams to districts of Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Manipur to support these states' efforts.
The coronavirus is now killing at least one American every minute of the day, bringing the country to another horrific milestone on Wednesday:
The response center reported a new single-day record of 442 coronavirus fatalities, up from 303 yesterday, raising the country's death toll to 33,931.
India comes in second place in terms of cases at 8,874,290, while the country's death toll soared to 130,519.