Tamil Nadu Covid

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

Time to shut TASMACs: Tamil Nadu opposition parties

The functioning of TASMAC outlets is to blame for the spike in Covid-19 cases since all other major spots of crowding are shut, said AIADMK coordinator O Panneerselvam in a statement.

published on : 10th January 2022

Tamil Nadu’s active caseload crosses 50,000

Health Minister Ma Subramanian said the spike was driven by the Omicron variant, with 80-85 per cent of samples showing an ‘S’ gene drop which is a marker for the highly transmissible variant.

published on : 10th January 2022

Tiruppur migrant workers head home

With Chief Minister MK Stalin expected to review the current curbs on Jan 10, a section of workers in the textile hub of Tiruppur thronged the railway station on Sunday to leave to their home states

published on : 10th January 2022

Tamil Nadu’s Covid bed occupancy on a rise as cases surge

Two weeks’ data show more non-oxygen beds in use compared to oxygenated and ICU beds

published on : 10th January 2022

80-85% cases in Tamil Nadu are Omicron, rest Delta variant of Covid:  Health Minister

Nearly 90 per cent of those affected by Omicron have received both doses of vaccination and were asymptomatic, Ma Subramanian said.

published on : 9th January 2022

200 staffers at Vellore CMC Hospital test Covid positive, non-emergency services stopped

Online booking for treatments, Outpatient (OP) visits and other non-emergency treatments and surgeries have been stopped temporarily.

published on : 9th January 2022

Tamil Nadu imposes full lockdown on Sundays as Covid cases spike

The number of new Covid cases in the state jumped from 1,728 cases on Monday to 2,731 on Tuesday.

published on : 5th January 2022

Vaccinated citizens detected with Omicron variant advised home isolation: Tamil Nadu minister

Health minister Ma Subramanian said that similar to last year's initiative by the Government to treat COVID-19 patients, a Siddha Centre to treat COVID-19 individuals was inaugurated in the city.

published on : 4th January 2022

Omicron threat: Tamil Nadu CM Stalin inspects hospitals and assesses preparedness

Stalin visited the oxygen-producing tanks installed at the Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital and inquired about other infrastructure facilities set up at the hospital to treat Covid patients.

published on : 27th December 2021

Tamil Nadu doctors reportedly taking Covid vaccine booster doses in secret

Many doctors are taking booster doses from private hospitals, while some of them are taking the boosters from government hospitals themselves using the vials that remain unused.

published on : 24th December 2021
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