Tamil nadu covid cases

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

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

Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin to hold meeting to review Covid-19 situation

Based on the guidelines issued by the Union Home Ministry during the monsoon, the State had extended the restrictions till December 15.

published on : 13th December 2021

None of foreign returnees test positive for Omicron in Tamil Nadu

Currently, there are 19 active cases of international passengers in Tamil Nadu, including one traveller from Bengaluru.

published on : 12th December 2021

Tamil Nadu educational institutes demand jabs even for those under 18

Keeping in mind the current situation, many colleges are reconsidering their decision to call up first-year students for in-person classes. 

published on : 11th December 2021

Tamil Nadu Covid numbers: Ten students from Anna University test positive for Covid

The health minister also said surveillance at airports in the State has been strengthened and all passengers from high-risk countries are being monitored.

published on : 10th December 2021

Tamil Nadu set to be first state to give kids aged 2-18 yrs vaccine after experts' approval: Health Minister

Tamil Nadu was the first also in inoculating pregnant women after the Centre announced the scheme for them, State Health Minister M Subramaniam said.

published on : 14th October 2021