Chennai covid cases

Rajah Muthiah Medical College, IIT Madras turn Covid clusters after students test positive

58 students of the Rajah Muthiah Medical College and 17 at IIT Madras tested Covid-19 positive.

published on : 12th January 2022

Family members of patients testing positive, says Chennai Corporation Commissioner

Nearly 8,000 people - more than 2,000 by Corporation and 5,000 by police - are being fined every day. People must wear masks while venturing out, the commissioner said.

published on : 10th January 2022

80-85% cases in Tamil Nadu are Omicron, rest Delta variant of Covid:  Health Minister

Nearly 90 per cent of those affected by Omicron have received both doses of vaccination and were asymptomatic, Ma Subramanian said.

published on : 9th January 2022

COVID: Raise vigil against Omicron variant, say Chennai doctors 

Medicos say the treatment protocol against Omicron is same as that for other SARS-CoV-2 variants

published on : 27th December 2021

Five North Chennai zones now have less than 100 active Covid cases

Kodambakkam zone has the highest of 191 cases, followed by Alandur with 188 while Anna Nagar and Adyar have 169 each.

published on : 30th August 2021

With Chennai lagging behind in COVID jabs, vaccination camps to be launched in all 200 wards

Public health experts said that vaccinating 30 percent of people will not be enough and the coverage needs to be improved

published on : 23rd August 2021

Rapid PCR test for international fliers at Chennai airport to give Covid report in 13 minutes

The RT-PCR test could be a major relief for Dubai-bound passengers, who were asked to undergo a rapid RT-PCR test four hours prior to departure.

published on : 28th July 2021

Tamil Nadu reports less than 2,000 Covid cases after 114 days

The State reported 1,971 Covid-19 positive cases and 28 deaths taking the tally to 25,37,373 and toll to 33,752 on the day.

published on : 19th July 2021

Chennai shows rapid decline in daily Covid count, records negative case growth of 7.6 percent since June 7

Chennai Corporation officials said that the vaccination drive is picking up in the story and camps are being held in hotspots.

published on : 13th June 2021

Chennai’s active Covid cases, test positivity rate fall below 5 percent

The city has 19,184 active cases (4 percent) while a high of 4,91,462 people have been discharged after treatment, according to data by the Chennai Corporation.

published on : 7th June 2021

Tamil Nadu reports 19,448 Covid positive cases, 351 deaths

The State's test positivity rate (TPR) was 11 percent. Also 16 percent of Monday's cases were from Chennai and its neighbouring districts.

published on : 7th June 2021

Chennai lockdown: City corporation mulling to deploy 2,000 1-ton trucks to sell fruits, vegetables

The civic body is organising the sale of vegetables and fruits in mobile carts as all shops are shut this week as part of the total lockdown.

published on : 25th May 2021

People are treating lockdown as a holiday period, says CM Stalin expressing serious concern

The CM said, "This infection can be contained only when people take a vow that they would not either contract this infection from others and also they would not spread this to other people."

published on : 22nd May 2021

TN crosses 17 lakh Covid cases, 19K deaths mark; 13-year-old among the dead

The state's test positivity rate was 21 per cent. Thirty per cent of Thursday's cases were from Chennai and its neighbouring districts.

published on : 20th May 2021

Chennai’s Covid test positivity rate falls, experts say lockdown alone is not reason

Since there has been a massive rise in infection, it may also have brought in immunity among some sections, says former Director of Public Health Dr. K Kolandasamy. 

published on : 17th May 2021
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