Need for increased Covid testing in Chennai

Decreasing number of corornavirus cases is surely a relief. But, some sections allege that the lower number of tests done on a daily basis could be the reason behind less number of infections. Continue Reading

Coronavirus active cases now at 4% in Chennai

Fresh cases of Covid-19 continue to be on a decline in the city. With the going trend officials said they will be able to contain the virus fully soon. Continue Reading

Nearly one third of Chennai population exposed to Covid-19: Serosurvey

The results of the second serosurvey conducted in Chennai to detect the transmission of Coronavirus have shown an overall positivity rate of 32.3 per cent. Continue Reading

Public won’t be allowed at Marina till 31 October

The Greater Chennai Corporation has said public will not be allowed to Marina beach in the city till 31 October, in view of the lockdown to curb the spread of Covid-19. Continue Reading

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