Tamil Nadu coronavirus

TN district Collectors told to inoculate people at religious tourist spots

State has received 1.80 crore vaccine doses & 1.79 crore people have been inoculated, at present TN has a stock of 4.76 lakh doses, says health minister

published on : 19th July 2021

Bridge the vaccine gender gap in Tamil Nadu  

However, one worrying data point is the gender gap in the drive, as 3% fewer women as compared to men have taken the jabs in Tamil Nadu so far.

published on : 9th July 2021

COVID cases are declining, but don't be complacent: Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin

In a four-minute video released today, MK Stalin said if people adhere to COVID-19 protocols the virus can be kept at bay.

published on : 4th July 2021

COVID-19: Sports activities in TN will take time  

While speaking to this daily, various heads and in-charges of sports bodies welcomed the decision but said it will take time for things to settle.

published on : 23rd June 2021

Tamil Nadu: International travellers who got Covishield first jab can now breathe easy

Accordingly, 76 designated government vaccination centres across TN are now equipped with the facility to register and issue COVID vaccine certificates.

published on : 21st June 2021

Tamil Nadu government calls off class 12 board examination, demands cancellation of NEET

The decision was in view of the high prevalence of the second wave of COVID-19 in several parts of Tamil Nadu and also considering the chances of a third wave, the government said.

published on : 5th June 2021

People's role in Covid fight

The optics seemed necessary as he was coming under attack for neglecting the Western zone where the ruling party had not performed well in the recent polls.

published on : 3rd June 2021

TAFE donates Rs 1 crore to TN govt for procurement of oxygen cylinders

Senior officials called on Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin on Monday and handed over a cheque for Rs 1 crore for the procurement of oxygen cylinders, it added.

published on : 18th May 2021

The Remdesivir mess in Tamil Nadu

Once the DMK government took charge, some decentralisation occurred but did little to mitigate the stress on patients or their families.

published on : 14th May 2021

Tamil Nadu boy donates savings to CM's COVID relief fund, MK Stalin sends him surprise gift in return

Harish Varman from Madurai, who had recently donated his piggy bank savings to CM's COVID relief fund, was in for a special surprise.

published on : 10th May 2021

COVID-19: Tamil Nadu reports 28,897 fresh cases, 236 deaths

Chennai reported 7,130 fresh cases while the neighbouring Chengalpattu reported 2,279 cases.

published on : 9th May 2021

Second Covid wave more dangerous for children, say doctors

In the second wave of the pandemic, even two-year-olds are being brought to hospitals with lung infections, which is something the doctors didn’t see in the first wave.

published on : 27th April 2021

COVID death: Mix-up at hospital sees Muslim family bury Hindu man in Tamil Nadu

On Wednesday morning, relatives of Zaheer Hussain and Arumugam collected the bodies and left for their respective villages.

published on : 14th April 2021

COVID-19: TN decides to close Chennai, Chengalpattu and Thiruvallur beaches during weekends

However, the government has relaxed the restriction that public worship in religious places would be allowed only till 8 p.m.

published on : 10th April 2021

Experts blame gatherings, reduced face mask use as TN reports over 5,000 Covid-19 cases after five months

Meanwhile, former Director of Public Health, Dr K Kolandaswamy said that all non-essential activities, such as birthday parties, movie screenings, should be restricted.

published on : 9th April 2021
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