Price hike of raw materials for Covid drugs adds to Kerala’s woes

Though retail cost will not rise any soon, pharmaceutical companies set to be hit adversely

13 May 2021

‘Covid or not, it’s our duty’

Sushama agreed to talk to TNIE after her Covid duty hours at the casualty ward. 

12 May 2021

Contract carriages, cabs to take Covid patients to hospitals

Currently, around 170 to 180 ambulance drivers are involved in patient transportation in the district.

11 May 2021

Lack of info on Covid patients taken to hospitals worries families

Despite claims that bed availability in hosps is updated on Covid Jagratha portal, ambulance drivers have to ferry patients from one hospital to another to get beds

11 May 2021

Virtual companionship for bereaved families affected by Covid-19

It is learned that 5 out of 10 calls coming to the helpline number are from Kerala.

08 May 2021

Making hay while Covid crisis rages

Amid a surge in cases, the prices of Covid essentials like masks, sanitisers, pulse oximeters, thermal scanners have gone up as the state and Central governments fail to put a cap on the prices. 

08 May 2021

Lockdown 2.0: All services in place

With another lockdown starting Saturday, the traders in the capital are bracing themselves for the anticipated surge in online orders. TNIE looks at how the capital city is preparing

07 May 2021

Disaster management authority slaps notice on 6 private hospitals in Capital

Authority takes action for not complying with order of district admn to spare 50% of beds for Covid care; Medical College Hospital stops taking new admissions

06 May 2021

Covid beds full, Thiruvananthapuram MCH stops admission

As on Monday, 176 of the total 183 ICU beds at public healthcare institutions in the district are occupied while 128 out of the total 149 ICU beds at private hospitals are occupied.

05 May 2021

Mutant contagion: Kerala capital under virus siege

Reports of highly mutant variants of  Covid-19 being identified in the rural areas of the state capital is raising concern.

28 Apr 2021

Testing times for Capital as Covid caseload mounts

Experts are warning of an exponential surge in Covid cases across the state in the next few weeks.

27 Apr 2021

‘Recovered’ Covid patient dies three days after discharge but samples test Covid positive

On Tuesday, S Shaj Kumar, 59, was discharged from the Thiruvananthapuram Medical College Hospital (MCH), where he was undergoing treatment for Covid.

25 Apr 2021

No timely help, Covid-19 patient in home isolation dies; hospitals running out of beds

As on Friday, nearly 3.75 lakh Covid patients are under home isolation in the state.

24 Apr 2021

Septuagenarian emerges as ray of hope for stray dogs in Thiruvananthapuram

He gets freshly prepared food from local eateries and bakeries to feed them. 

22 Apr 2021

Patient transportation goes haywire in Capital as Covid cases surge

War room flooded with distress calls and enquiries from patients | Minimal manpower & unavailability of PPE kits to ambulance drivers make crisis worse in dist

22 Apr 2021