COVID 19 in Tamil Nadu

'Get vaccinated if you want to enter public places': Madurai collector to residents amid Omicron threat

Teams comprising officials from health department and local bodies would conduct surprise inspections on implementation of the order by the staff/employers, Collector Dr S Aneesh Sekhar added. 

published on : 4th December 2021

Express impact: Tiruchy Corporation commences Covid vaccination drive for street dwellers

The article, 'Concerns 'rain' about virus spread among homeless' caught the attention of officials, and the city Corporation started a Covid vaccination drive covering the street dwellers.

published on : 9th November 2021

Wedding cluster in village leads to Covid surge in Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam

After a few months, the district over the past one week has been witnessing a spike in the number of positive cases.

published on : 6th September 2021

Fresh curbs in parts of Tamil Nadu as Covid cases rise

Every district, including Tiruchy, Villupuram, Theni, Virudhunagar, Tirunelveli and Dharmapuri, on Sunday announced restrictions on devotees visiting temples.

published on : 2nd August 2021

RT-PCR negative report must for those coming from Kerala

Kerala is reporting over 20,000 Covid positive cases daily, while Tamil Nadu is experiencing a rise in positive cases.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Tamil Nadu has fourth-highest number of black fungus cases

According to the data, Maharashtra stands first with 9,654 cases as on July 28 this year, followed by Gujarat with 6,846 cases, Andhra Pradesh with 4,209 cases and Tamil Nadu with 4,075 cases. 

published on : 2nd August 2021

TN constitutes task force to beef-up Covid surveillance in wild and captive animals

All the tiger reserves, national parks, wildlife sanctuaries and reserve forests will be kept under surveillance and random testing will be carried out. 

published on : 18th June 2021

Is Madurai undercounting Covid deaths? Data raise questions

The New Indian Express accessed a month-wise break up of death certificates issued by the Madurai Municipal Corporation and by nine government hospitals in the district.

published on : 18th June 2021

CM Stalin extends Covid-19 lockdown in Tamil Nadu for one more week with a few relaxations

In 11 districts - Kovai, Nilgiris, Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, Karur, Namakkal, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Nagapattinam and Mayiladuthurai, the Covid-19 infection still remains high. 

published on : 5th June 2021

4,000 mobile units to supply vegetables during strict Covid-19 lockdown in Tamil Nadu

To monitor this process, a team of officers, from Horticulture, Agriculture and Agri marketing Departments, have been deployed at the headquarters. 

published on : 24th May 2021

Covid-19: Railways has delivered 1,000 MT of Oxygen to Tamil Nadu

The 16th loaded Oxygen Express with 19.54 MT from Rourkela arrived at Madukkarai, near Coimbatore, on Saturday. 

published on : 24th May 2021

Mock SOS requests to 104 control room delay timely Covid-19 help in Chennai

At least 10 per cent of the requests made to 104 helplines for Covid-19 emergency have duplication, officials claimed.

published on : 24th May 2021

Donations to CMRF for Covid-19 in Tamil Nadu

Donations to the CM’s fund continues. It is hoped that our combined efforts finally win over his crisis we are facing

published on : 24th May 2021

Chennai shop owners to get penalised if found flouting intensified Covid-19 lockdown norms

The corporation announced that those violating home quarantine norms will be slapped with a fine or admitted to Covid-19 care centres.

published on : 24th May 2021

Social-distancing norms goes for toss in Coimbatore

Meanwhile, officials said that around 2,500 police personnel will be deployed across the district from Sunday night. 

published on : 24th May 2021
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