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.
The State's test positivity rate (TPR) was 11 percent. Also 16 percent of Monday's cases were from Chennai and its neighbouring districts.
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.
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.
He said those making such criticisms should first come and witness the medical infrastructure set up in Coimbatore to combat infection.
On Wednesday, Coimbatore reported 4,268 new cases, more than even Chennai that reported 3561 cases.
"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.
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.
"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.
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.
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."
This is Rs 300 lesser than the earlier fixed price of Rs 1,200.
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.
The State reported 33,075 positive cases and 335 deaths taking the tally to 16,31,291 and toll to 18,005 on Monday.
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.