Tamil Nadu recorded 9344 cases on 17th April.
2884 cases were recorded in Chennai.
Total deaths recorded were 39.
This takes the total tally to 65635 and total people discharged today were 5263.
In Chennai, the total cases at the moment is 23625.
According to Health Secretary J Radhakrishnan, the number of increase in cases are due to the increase in number of tests.
On Saturday, 99050 were tested.