Masks, sanitisers, PPE declared as essentials, TN govt fixes MRP

Fifteen medical items, including face masks and hand sanitisers, have been declared as essential items by the Tamilnadu government. Continue Reading

Tamilnadu death toll rises to 30, record 266 fresh cases reported

The number of positive cases crossed the 200-mark for the third successive day in Tamilnadu, with a single day high of 266 fresh cases reported on Sunday, taking the tally past the 3,000 mark, even as the death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 30. Continue Reading

‘Bariatric surgery boon for obese people’

GEM Hospital organised the ‘Beneficiary meeting’ of patients who underwent bariatric surgery under the Tamilnadu Comprehensive Chief Ministers Health Insurance Scheme. Over 100 such surgeries have been performed under the scheme. State Health and Family Welfare Minister C Vijayabaskar and Health Secretary Beela Rajesh participated at the meeting held here recently. Continue Reading