Tamil Nadu reported an additional 23,310 coronavirus cases on Wednesday to take the total number of infections in the State to 12,72,602. However, after 20,062 Covid-19 patients were discharged, the number of active cases stood at 1,28,311.
The number of daily deaths due to the virus increased to 167 and a total of 1,55,382 samples were tested.
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Chennai reported the highest number of infections at 6,291, followed by Coimbatore (2,029); Chengalpattu (1,755) and Tiruvallur (1,385).
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On Wednesday, the number of vaccines administered was 56,203, says State health ministry data.