86 % recovery, 12 % active Coronavirus cases in Chennai

Even though Kodambakkam, Anna Nagar and Teynampet had emerged as dangerous spots where Covid-19 was ravaging, the recovery rate in these areas are high. Continue Reading

Active Covid-19 cases in Chennai come down to 15%

The number of Covid-19 cases in the city is said to be under control. According to data from Greater Chennai Corporation, currently the active cases stand at 13,743 (15 per cent) and the recovery rate is 83 per cent and 76,494 persons have recovered. Continue Reading

5 lakh RT-PCR tests conducted in Chennai, officials reveal ‘success secrets’

With the spread of Covid-19, which was once rapid in Chennai, coming under control, te Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) has announced that 5 lakh RT-PCR tests have been carried out in the city till date to identify Covid-19 patients and provide treatment. Continue Reading

Chennai to get one more dialysis unit tomorrow

Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC), Freemasons Lodge Accountants No.194 and Tanker Foundation are inaugurating a new free dialysis unit on Saturday (11 July) at The Urban Community Health Centre, at Zone -15-796, VOC Street, East Coast Road, Cholamandal Artists Village, Injambakkam. Continue Reading

Beela Rajesh transferred, Radhakrishnan becomes Health Secretary

In a major bureaucratic move at a time when the State is facing crisis due to increasing number of Covid-19 cases, the Tamilnadu governmnet today removed Beela Rajesh from the post of Health Secretary. Continue Reading

Corona makes Chennai clean as garbage generation goes down

The Greater Chennai Corporation has recorded a slump in the amount of waste collected from the city bins. The decrease in garbage turn out is attributed to the lock down which began on 24 March. Continue Reading

Foreshore Estate fishermen up in arms

The Madras High Court recently directed the State government as well as the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) to consider reconstructing a road connecting Pattinapakkam to Besant Nagar. Continue Reading

Urban forest at Valasaravakkam

With growing concerns towards climate change, several NGOs and Residents Welfare Associations (RWA) across the city have taken various measures to contribute to help save our environment. Continue Reading

Palaniswami inaugurates slew of projects

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today inaugurated the 2.65 km long multiway transfer road connecting Vandalur and Mannivakkam via video conference from the Secretariat. Continue Reading