Dr Prabhdeep Kaur, National Institute of Epidemiology Deputy Director and one of the members of the expert medical panel of the Tamilnadu government, has gone under home quarantine because of high risk exposure to Covid-19. Continue Reading
Coronavirus is at the global centre-stage and today is one of the most commonly used words worldwide. The volumes of information and misinformation on it have caused doubts and fears among the public. Continue Reading
At a time when domestic industry is facing unprecedented crisis in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic, Niti Aayog member V K Saraswat hasfavoured imposing a border adjustment tax (BAT) on imports to provide a level-playing field to domestic industries. Continue Reading
Shocking it may sound, but a study, quoting satellite data, says coronavirus had started spreading in August 2019 itself. Continue Reading
Some countries have seen upticks in COVID-19 cases as lockdowns ease, and populations must protect themselves from the coronavirus while authorities continue testing. Continue Reading
It’s possible through the eyes, but not likely through the ears. As with the nose and mouth, doctors say the eyes may be a route of infection if someone with the virus coughs or sneezes nearby. Infection is also possible when rubbing your eyes with hands that have been exposed to the virus. Continue Reading
Of the total 4,361 active Covid-19 cases as on date in Tamilnadu, 1,589 were linked to the Koyambedu market, officials said.
The Madras High Court on Friday ordered closure of all state-run liquor outlets in Tamilnadu, a day after they reopened following easing of Covid-19 lockdown curbs, saying there was total violation of guidelines, but allowed door delivery through online mode.
A senior official of a Chennai-based herbal products firm died on Thursday minutes after consuming a drug he developed as a cure for Covid-19.
Number of Covid-19 positive cases jumped to 1,372 in Tamilnadu on Saturday, with 49 new positive cases.