'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.
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.
After a few months, the district over the past one week has been witnessing a spike in the number of positive cases.
Every district, including Tiruchy, Villupuram, Theni, Virudhunagar, Tirunelveli and Dharmapuri, on Sunday announced restrictions on devotees visiting temples.
Kerala is reporting over 20,000 Covid positive cases daily, while Tamil Nadu is experiencing a rise in positive 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.
All the tiger reserves, national parks, wildlife sanctuaries and reserve forests will be kept under surveillance and random testing will be carried out.
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.
In 11 districts - Kovai, Nilgiris, Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, Karur, Namakkal, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Nagapattinam and Mayiladuthurai, the Covid-19 infection still remains high.
To monitor this process, a team of officers, from Horticulture, Agriculture and Agri marketing Departments, have been deployed at the headquarters.
The 16th loaded Oxygen Express with 19.54 MT from Rourkela arrived at Madukkarai, near Coimbatore, on Saturday.
At least 10 per cent of the requests made to 104 helplines for Covid-19 emergency have duplication, officials claimed.
Donations to the CM’s fund continues. It is hoped that our combined efforts finally win over his crisis we are facing
The corporation announced that those violating home quarantine norms will be slapped with a fine or admitted to Covid-19 care centres.
Meanwhile, officials said that around 2,500 police personnel will be deployed across the district from Sunday night.