Covid cluster

Rise of hostel clusters in Chennai undermining government's fight against COVID-19

Health Secretary J Radhakrishnan told The New Indian Express that multi-level supervision is needed whenever such clusters emerge.

published on : 9th May 2022

Covid cluster in Chengalpattu's private medical college hostel

The State reported yet another Covid-19 cluster at a private medical college hostel in Chengalpattu district.

published on : 7th May 2022

Covid-19 cluster at IIT-Madras grows to 171

A total of 6,650 samples has been tested so far and the positivity rate stood at 2.6%. 

published on : 29th April 2022

33 more test Covid positive in IIT-Madras, cases rise to 145

With 33 more testing positive for Covid-19, the total number of cases in the cluster at IIT-M rose to 145 on Wednesday.

published on : 28th April 2022

Covid cluster jacks up Adyar’s active case load to 78

With the IIT-M cluster, the number of active Covid-19 cases in Adyar zone stood at 78, the highest in the city, as of Sunday.

published on : 26th April 2022

IIT-Madras Covid cluster grows to 55, Chennai ups vigil

Meanwhile, the cluster at IIT-M has grown to comprise 55 cases over the past three days, with 30 people testing positive on Friday and 25 on Saturday.

published on : 24th April 2022

Hybrid lessons worsen the blow for students

Covid outbreak has had a debilitating effect on education in the last two years.

published on : 26th January 2022

As higher education institutions turn Covid clusters, Kerala to take final call on shutdown Thursday

A final decision will be taken after the high-level Covid assessment meeting to be chaired by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday. 

published on : 20th January 2022

35 Covid clusters in Kerala capital, CPM meet super spreader

Min SIvankutty among 100 attendees who tested +ve for Covid; clusters identified in schools, offices & police stations

published on : 19th January 2022

Odisha sees another 10,000 jump in new Covid cases

136 employees of AIIMS-Bhubaneswar, more than 30 staff including 10 doctors of Capital Hospital in virus grip  

published on : 15th January 2022

Covid-19 Threat: Kerala to suspend offline classes up to standard nine from January 21.

Considering the dynamic situation of the Covid-19, the Chief Minister directed that any institution shall be shut down if there is cluster formation. 

published on : 14th January 2022

Report Covid clusters or face strict action: Veena George to institutions

Asks DMO to take action against P’thitta college that failed to notify Omicron infections 

published on : 14th January 2022

43 students of Balasore's Fakir Mohan medical college infected

Two doctors also test positive; administration declares the hostel as containment zone for seven days

published on : 14th January 2022

Telangana crosses 5 crore jabs mark, 1 crore in last 35 days

Health Minister T Harish Rao congratulates all line departments, especially the public health staff, for achieving the milestone

published on : 14th January 2022

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
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