COVID-19: Evening fever camps in Chennai receiving good response with higher footfalls

The civic body recently began organising fever camps from 3 pm to 5 pm and from 6 pm to 8 pm, to screen the office-goers who return home after work. 

published on : 19th October 2020

Amid drop in turnout, COVID-19 fever camps in Chennai to be extended till evening

Addressing reporters, Health Secretary Dr J Radhakrishnan said the fever camps will be extended from 3 pm to 5 pm in marketplaces and, further, till 8 pm in some localities to screen more people

published on : 8th October 2020

Nearly 35 percent of Chennai’s population have attended COVID-19 fever camps

Data revealed by the civic body shows that a total of 28,71,934 people have attended the 56,480 camps held in the city till October 6

published on : 7th October 2020

Amid COVID-19, Maharashtra's Palghar district on alert over Congo fever

The Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF), commonly known as the Congo fever, spreads in humans through ticks.

published on : 29th September 2020

Rains bring fever and cold in Odisha, add to COVID-19 panic  

Confusing these with Covid symptoms, many people are visiting hospitals  

published on : 24th September 2020

Bacterial outbreak due to 2019 factory leak infects several thousands in China

The Health Commission of Lanzhou, the capital city of Gansu province, announced that 3,245 people had contracted the disease brucellosis.

published on : 18th September 2020

There was contempt for web when I started out: 'Permanent Roommates' actress Nidhi Singh

The actress will reunite with her 'Permanent Roommates' co-star Sumeet Vyas for Amazon Prime Video 's new series 'Wakaalat From Home'.

published on : 16th September 2020

After African swine fever, Assam now reports exotic lumpy skin disease in cattle

This is the second exotic disease to have hit the animals in Assam this year. Over 17,000 domesticated pigs had died of African swine fever in the recent months.

published on : 27th August 2020

Only 2% of the 1.4 lakh who attended fever camps in Chennai's Ambattur zone had ILI symptoms

However, out of the 2% who came in with ILI symptoms, 43% turned out to be COVID positive

published on : 26th August 2020

20 per cent of Chennai’s population have attended COVID-19 fever camps so far

While the fever camps gained enormous traction in the initial stages up to July, the number of people attending them slumped subsequently in August

published on : 25th August 2020

Elderly in Chennai reluctant to attend fever camps: Covid survey staff

Another staff attached to Tondiarpet zone said she had arranged a fever camp in three streets which had elderly people with symptoms. 

published on : 18th August 2020

Turnout at Chennai fever camps down by 50 per cent, volunteers say elderly staying away

From about 30,000 people attending the camps during the third week of July, only 13,822 have attended as of August 16

published on : 17th August 2020

Meghalaya detects African swine fever outbreak after Assam, Arunachal

Meghalaya is the third state in the country to see the outbreak of ASF. The two other affected states are Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.

published on : 13th August 2020

Tamil Nadu records 5,880 new COVID-19 cases, highest single day toll of 119 deaths

A new mother is among the deceased, while for the first time since June 16, Chennai records less than 1,000 cases.

published on : 7th August 2020

In a welcome sign, COVID-19 positivity rate at Chennai's fever camps down from 31% to 18%

Speaking to The New Indian Express, Corporation Commissioner G Prakash said that the fever camps were indeed a game changer as lakhs of people have attended so far

published on : 7th August 2020
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