Tamil Nadu COVID cases

COVID-19: Rajinikanth donates Rs 50 lakh to Tamil Nadu CM Relief Fund

This comes after Stalin's appeal to people to donate money to CM Relief Fund to fight the second wave of COVID-19.

published on : 17th May 2021

Chennai cops intensify lockdown measures, seize vehicles of those roaming for non-essential work

While the Tamil Nadu government imposed intensified lockdown on May 10, several people were seen on the streets and the police too were lenient.

published on : 14th May 2021

Tamil Nadu receives 80 MT of medical oxygen via Oxygen Express

The health minister said that efforts are being taken to bring oxygen from various places and also heads of the hospitals were instructed for optimal use of oxygen.

published on : 14th May 2021

Tamil Nadu reports 30,355 fresh Covid cases, 293 deaths

The State's test positivity rate was 19%. Also, 40% of Wednesday's cases were from Chennai and its neighbouring districts. 

published on : 12th May 2021

Oxygen Express from Odisha, Bengal set to chug into Tamil Nadu 

The tankers which will be filled with oxygen on Thursday or Friday will reach Thiruvallur on May 16.

published on : 12th May 2021

TN to float global tenders to import Covid vaccine for 18-45 age group

This is in line with many other states trying to procure from the international market directly after the Central government's advice.

published on : 12th May 2021

Covid second wave: Tamil Nadu records close to 20,000 cases with 147 deaths 

Chennai reported 5829 cases and 47 deaths, with active cases at 31,475 while Chengalpet, Coimbatore, and Tiruvallur reported 1445, 1257, and 779 new cases respectively. 

published on : 1st May 2021

Chennai corporation sets up nine new Covid-19 screening centres 

In addition to these, a 24x7 screening centre has also been set up at Kendriya Vidyalaya, Island grounds. 

published on : 29th April 2021

Engineer brothers duo from Tamil Nadu create smart sanitization box to kill germs from delivery parcels

As the coronavirus cases continue to surge at an alarming rate across the country, the government has been taking up several steps to control the spread.

published on : 25th April 2021

TN CM urges PM to halt diversion of oxygen to AP, Telangana 

Oxygen allotment for Tamil Nadu under the national plan is 'inadequate' and 'wrong' and the diversion of oxygen could lead to a 'major crisis,' Palaniswami said.

published on : 25th April 2021

Covid-19: Tamil Nadu government deploys 130 willing doctors from districts in Chennai

Apart from that the Indian Medical Association, Tamil Nadu branch also assured that they are ready to help the government come up with the list of private doctors who are willing to work in Chennai.  

published on : 12th April 2021

TN announces stricter COVID curbs from April 10: Here's what's allowed and what's not

Only 50 percent customers will be allowed in shopping malls, showrooms,  entertainment and amusement parks, restaurants, cinema theatres and multiplexes.

published on : 8th April 2021

Twelve residents of Puducherry's Karaikal old age home test positive for coronavirus

Officials have requested the rest of the inmates to get vaccinated and ruled out the possibility of vaccinating the infected persons for a month at least

published on : 26th March 2021

Tamil Nadu reports 1,437 new COVID-19 cases, nine deaths; total tally at 8,69,804

The number of active cases in the State has also increased to 9,145. Chennai and its neighbouring districts of Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur together accounted for 55 percent of the cases

published on : 23rd March 2021

COVID-19: Tamil Nadu government orders colleges to go back to online education

The order further said that all semester exams will be held online. However, instructions are pending on whether hostel facilities will remain open for residential students.

published on : 22nd March 2021
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