Sinduja Jane

Amid poll frenzy, COVID shows sign of resurgence in Tamil Nadu

Health Secy instructs staff to fall back on proven strategies, attributes surge to family, workplace clusters; Availability of beds in Care Centres to be reviewed

19 hours ago

As COVID-19 cases rise, Tamil Nadu to fall back on proven strategies to prevent second wave

In the past few weeks, Tamil Nadu has seen a gradual rise in the number of new cases as well as in the test positivity rate.

07 Mar 2021

Tamil Nadu reports 442 Covid-19 positive cases, six deaths

Chennai reported 148 cases, and zero deaths. After 113 people were discharged, the city had 1,700 active cases.

23 Feb 2021

COVID-19 cases may surge in Tamil Nadu if safety norms violated, warns Health Secretary

He said though the positivity rate in TN remains at 0.9 percent, there is a chance of cases increasing if people compromise on wearing masks, maintaining social distancing and frequent hand washing.

22 Feb 2021

Tamil Nadu reports 452 Covid-19 cases, three deaths

Chennai reported 154 cases and one death. After 120 people were discharged, the city had 1,627 active cases.

21 Feb 2021

Tamil Nadu reports 448 COVID-19 cases, 7 deaths

Two more passengers who returned from the United Kingdom tested positive for the coronavirus.

19 Feb 2021

More Covid deaths in no-comorbidity group

As per audit done by government, the delay in getting admitted to hospitals is one of the main reasons for deaths.

15 Feb 2021

Tamil Nadu reports 470 coronavirus cases, 6 deaths

The state tested 53,483 samples and 53,323 people on the day. After 479 people were discharged, the State had 4,260 active cases

14 Feb 2021

Tamil Nadu reports 483 Covid-19 positive cases, six deaths

After 137 people were discharged, the capital had 1,562 active cases on the day.

12 Feb 2021

Tamil Nadu reports 481 Covid-19 cases, six deaths, vaccinates over 14,000 people

Chennai reported 146 cases, and two deaths. After 135 people were discharged, Chennai had 1,572 active cases.

11 Feb 2021

Tamil Nadu reports 479 Covid-19 cases, five deaths, vaccinates 11,000 people

Chennai reported 149 cases, and zero deaths. After 156 people were discharged, the city had 1,556 active cases.

11 Feb 2021

Tamil Nadu reports 471 Covid-19 cases, one death

Only Chennai continued to report over a 100 new cases. As many as 20 districts reported less than 10 cases, while Ariyalur, Pudukottai and Ramanathapuram reported zero cases on the day.

07 Feb 2021

Tamil Nadu reports 489 new Covid-19 cases, 4 deaths; 11000 vaccinated

Meanwhile, four districts -- Kallakurichi, Krishnagiri, Perambalur and Sivagangai -- reported zero new cases

05 Feb 2021

Out-of-turn COVID-19 jab: Private hospitals in Chennai warned of action

The State Health Department has warned private hospitals in the city against administering Covid vaccine on people who are not on the priority list.

29 Jan 2021

Tamil Nadu reports 512 COVID-19 cases, 8 deaths, vaccinates 8,086 people 

Chennai reported 159 cases and four deaths. With 162 patients being discharged in the city after treatment, the capital now has 1,603 active cases. 

27 Jan 2021