Tamil Nadu COVID

No reason for more COVID curbs: Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian

The minister conducted a review meeting on COVID control and prevention measures with Chengalpattu district officials amid rising COVID cases in the district.

published on : 17th June 2022

Tamil Nadu reports first COVID-19 death after three months

Director of Medical Education Dr R Narayana Babu said that an 18-year-old girl with no comorbidities was tested positive for COVID-19 at a private hospital.

published on : 16th June 2022

COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu cross 100-mark after over two months

In his letter, he said there was no cause for panic or new restrictions, but urged officials to plan for the special mega vaccination camp on June 12.

published on : 2nd June 2022

49 lakh people in Tamil Nadu yet to get first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Health and Family Welfare Secretary Dr J Radhakrishnan said that with COVID-19 cases on the decline, people have thrown caution to the wind and don't feel the need to get vaccinated.

published on : 10th April 2022

Slight uptick in COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu

Health Secretary J Radhakrishnan on Wednesday instructed all district collectors to ensure that the public observe COVID-appropriate behaviour.

published on : 7th April 2022

Tamil Nadu reports less than 100 fresh COVID cases since March 2020

On Sunday, 41,933 samples were tested for COVID, of which 95 returned positive, yielding a test positivity rate of 0.2 per cent.

published on : 14th March 2022

Poor demand pushing Sputnik V COVID vaccine off the shelves in Tamil Nadu

Due to the poor patronage for Russian-made Covid vaccine Sputnik V, many private hospitals in Tamil Nadu haven’t been buying it for months now.

published on : 21st February 2022

Over 14 lakh get the shot at 19th mega COVID-19 vaccination camp in Tamil Nadu

After the 19th mega vaccination camp, 89.06 per cent of people have received the first dose and 66.80 per cent received the second dose. 

published on : 23rd January 2022

75.76 per cent of 15-18 age group population vaccinated against COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu

Apart from urging headmasters to conduct special camps to increase the coverage, authorities have also asked parents to take their children to nearby centres to get them the jabs.

published on : 22nd January 2022

'Be on guard': Tamil Nadu minister Ma Subramanian warns of COVID-19 cases spike after Pongal

Health Minister Ma Subramanian warned that the number of COVID cases in Tamil Nadu might rise further after the Pongal holidays as more than 8 lakh people from Chennai travelled to rural places.

published on : 20th January 2022

Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian cites COVID death data, urges public to get vaccinated

Chengalpattu recorded 2,701, Tiruvallur 1,273, and Kancheepuram 831 cases on Sunday and they constitute 57.5 per cent of Tamil Nadu's cases.

published on : 17th January 2022

Out of 191 COVID-related deaths for January in Tamil Nadu, 68.5 per cent were unvaccinated: Data

He said that the analysis also showed that protective effect of vaccination 'is often scuttled by uncontrolled comorbidities', an issue that requires case-by-case analysis.

published on : 17th January 2022

Mask now a must in Tamil Nadu or cough up Rs 500 fine

As of Wednesday, the daily cases grew to 28.47 lakh with the addition of 17,898 fresh infections while the toll climbed to 36,905 with 19 fatalities.

published on : 13th January 2022

No need for full lockdown in Tamil Nadu, says Health Minister Ma Subramanian

CM Stalin has asserted that the economy should not be affected, restricted lockdown enough for now, Subramanian said.

published on : 11th January 2022

‘Locked’ city streets keep Chennaiites at bay for a day

It was a feeling of déja vu for Chennaiites as lockdown returned on Jan 9, to contain the surge of Covid-19 cases.

published on : 10th January 2022
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