Chennai: Tamilnadu government has decided to use the Siddha hospital at Tambaram Sanatorium as coronavirus treatment centre.
Sources said that the centre has claimed to treat coronavirus infection using siddha medicines within three days.
It may be noted that 22 prisoners in Puzhal prison who were infected by coronavirus recovered after being treated using Siddha medicines.
The inmates were given Siddha mediciens including kabasurakudineer and nilavembu kashayam. Siddha institute Director R Meenakumari said special wards have been setup in the hospital.
“So far 83 patients who were admitted at SRM hospital have been cured using siddha medicines,” sources said.