Reopening of mosques may be delayed: Prince of Arcot to govt

Prince of Arcot, Nawab Mohammed Abdul Ali said, “let us wait and watch the prevailing condition of the spreading of the coronavirus for a month and decide on the reopening of mosques since the virus is rapidly spreading in the city of Chennai, compared to the other districts in the State.” Continue Reading

TN CM says corona under control due to good work of govt

At a time when Chennai is seeing huge spike in the number of coronavirus positive cases, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today said though the spread of the virus has been brought under control in Municipalities and Panchayats, it is yet to happen in Corporations. Continue Reading

Beela Rajesh’s explanation on declarartion of red zones as orange zones

Tamilnadu Health Secretary Beela Rajesh today said that if no positive cases are reported for the next 14 days in the red zones, they will declared as orange zones. Continue Reading

50 cases in 1 day: Is Chennai emerging TN’s New York?

With Wuhan and New York turning the hub of coronavirus in China and United States, respectively, Chennai is apparently becoming one in Tamilnadu, if one is to go by the hike in the number of Covid-19 cases. Continue Reading

Tamilnadu’s first rapid test conducted in Salem

Following the arrival of rapid test kits in Tamilnadu Friday, the State’s first test using the kits was done in Salem, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami’s home district, today. Continue Reading

Corona contributions in Tamilnadu touch Rs 100 crore

Observing that Rs 100 crore has been received as contribution to the Chief Minister’s Public Relief Fund (CMPRF) from Industries and Corporates towards coronavirus relief measures, the Tamilnadu government has announced that all contributions to the State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) for COVID control would qualify as admissible CSR expenditure as per the Centre’s order. Continue Reading

COVID-19 death toll rises to 308, cases 9,152

The death toll due to the novel coronavirus pandemic rose to 308 today after 35 new fatalities were reported, while the number of cases climbed to 9,152, according to the Union Health Ministry. Continue Reading

TN reports 58 new cases, leaves lockdown extension decision to PM

Tamilnadu today reported 58 new coronavirus cases while a man, who tested positive for Covid-19, died in IRT Government Hospital at Perundurai in Erode district. Continue Reading