Coronavirus: Madurai goes past 5,000 cases

Even as the number of coronavirus cases have reduced in Chennai for the past few days, Madurai has breached the 5,000 mark. Sources said that 335 persons were tested positive today taking the total number of cases to 5,009. Continue Reading

TN scores hat-trick in reporting 1,000+ cases, corona count nears 25,000

For the third consecutive day today, the total number of Covid-19 cases in Tamilnadu crossed the 1,000 mark. Continue Reading

Bangladesh won’t extend COVID-19 shutdown

The Bangladesh government has decided not to extend the ongoing shutdown over the coronavirus pandemic, allowing offices to reopen on 31 May, the media reported. Continue Reading

White House bans travel to the US from Brazil

The White House has announced a ban on travel to the US from Brazil due to the spread of coronavirus in Latin America’s hardest-hit country. Continue Reading

Former Maharashtra CM tests positive for coronavirus

Maharashtra PWD Minister, Congress leader and former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan has tested positive for coronavirus in Mumbai. Continue Reading

Covid-19: Chennai reports more infections, 23 districts ‘nil’ cases

Tamilnadu on Sunday recorded eight deaths due to COVID-19, taking the toll to 111 while 765 fresh cases saw the state’s total infections breaching the 16,000 mark, the Health department said. Continue Reading

With Covid-19 getting unstoppable, TN govt gets ready for tough actions

With the number of Covid-19 cases in Tamilnadu crossing the 14,000-mark after 786 persons testing positive on Friday, Chief Secretary Shanmugam chaired a meeting with senior officials on ways to intensify measures to handle the flood of cases. Continue Reading

Chennai to hit 6,000 mark today, Royapuram crosses 1,000 cases

The city has recorded 5,946 Covid-19 cases as on 16 May and its count, sources said, will easily cross 6,000 today. Continue Reading

Corona: India overtakes China, gears up for lockdown 4.0

The nationwide tally of confirmed COVID-19 cases crossed 85,000 on Friday with more people testing positive for the deadly virus infection from Kashmir to Kerala and from Karnataka to Bihar, even as indications emerged about greater relaxations in the fourth phase of the lockdown beginning Monday to contain economic costs of the pandemic. Continue Reading