TN COVID cases

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

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

Tamil Nadu reports 518 black fungus cases, 136 of them in Chennai

A multi-specialty clinic for black fungus was on Tuesday inaugurated at Chennai’s Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital consisting of ENT, Ophthalmology, and Internal Medicine doctors.

published on : 1st June 2021

'Follow Covid protocol during hospital inspections': Madras HC to politicians

The first bench comprising the Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee and Justice Senthilkumar Ramamoorthy made the observations in the suo motu plea pertaining to the Covid-19 management by the state.

published on : 31st May 2021

Tamil Nadu govt has no bias towards any district: CM Stalin amid Coimbatore neglect allegations

He said those making such criticisms should first come and witness the medical infrastructure set up in Coimbatore to combat infection.

published on : 31st May 2021

TN's district of concern Coimbatore needs to replicate Chennai model to contain Covid spread

On Wednesday, Coimbatore reported 4,268 new cases, more than even Chennai that reported 3561 cases.

published on : 26th May 2021

Increase oxygen beds to bring down Covid deaths: Former CM EPS tells government  

"At a time when 800 people are testing positive every day in Salem, the oxygen beds should be increased. The Salem Steel Plant Covid Care Centre should admit patients soon," the former CM said.

published on : 25th May 2021

TN reaches out to US civil rights leader to help state with vaccine supply

State Finance Minister held a zoom call meeting on May 21, 2021, and urged Jackson to request President Biden to expeditiously release an allotment of AstraZeneca vaccines for India. 

published on : 25th May 2021

Complete lockdown bitter medicine but people have to take it, says TN CM

"Please adhere to the guidelines issued for preventing Corona. I make this appeal not only as a Chief Minister but also as your brother," Stalin said in a video message.

published on : 24th May 2021

Chennaiyin raise funds to provide ration for Covid-affected families

Aside from helping people who have lost family members to Covid, the initiative is also seeking to help migrant workers who have lost their jobs.

published on : 22nd 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 slashes cost for RT-PCR tests by Rs 300

This is Rs 300 lesser than the earlier fixed price of Rs 1,200.

published on : 20th May 2021

Covid patients treated under tin sheds, officials seal private clinic at Arni

A team of officials led by Tiruvannamalai district joint director of medical services Dr Kannagi raided ‘Kuzhal Clinic’ located near the Old Bus Stand in Arni.

published on : 19th May 2021

Tamil Nadu Covid tally crosses 16 lakh-mark, 18,000 deaths

The State reported 33,075 positive cases and 335 deaths taking the tally to 16,31,291 and toll to 18,005 on Monday.

published on : 17th May 2021

TN looking to airlift oxygen cylinders, concentrators from MP

Sources said that the talks for this are on and the ways of streamlining oxygen through the air are being discussed by a special team. 

published on : 15th May 2021
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