Chennai: Tamil Nadu on Friday recorded 2,115 new coronavirus cases over a 24-hour period, taking the southern state's active cases to 23,509.
A Health Department statement said the state's total tally was 54,449.
With 41 more casualties, the state's death toll increased to 666. As many as 1,630 cured patients were discharged from various hospitals on Friday, taking the total tally to 30,271.
The number of infected children in the age group 0-12 went up to 2,701 in the state.
State capital Chennai continued to lead the corona infection table with 1,322 new cases, testing taking the city's total to 38,327.