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Among the other systemic manifestations of COVID-19, cutaneous manifestations are also seen increasingly, but literature about those are significantly less. The skin manifestations in COVID are polymorphic according to studies. Objective: To study the cutaneous manifestations in COVID-19 positive patients at a tertiary care centre in Kanchipuram. METHODS: The ethics committee approved this study in our institution. The study period was 6months (may 2020 – October 2020) and those found to be SARS‐CoV‐2 positive after testing with RT‐PCR test were enrolled.RESULTS: In 200 patients, 20 (10%) patients had dermatological manifestations, of which urticaria was present in 7 patients(35%), pruritus was present in4 patients (20%), 2 (10%) had urticarial vasculitis, 3 (15%) had miliaria rubra, 2 (10%) had mask induced acne and 2 (10%) had maculopapular rash. The presence of dermatological manifestations did not show any significant association between asymptomatic and symptomatic cases. CONCLUSION: Covid-19 positive patients asymptomatic or symptomatic with mild to moderate symptoms can have less dermatological manifestations.