Covid TN spends Rs 6,000 cr, seeks Rs 3,000 cr from Centre

Stating that the Tamilnadu government has spent around Rs 6,000 crore on Covid-19 management so far, Health Minister C Vijayabaskar has said Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has urged the Centre to release Rs 3,000 crore at the earliest. Continue Reading

Chennai Port Trust old hospital & Egmore eye hospital to turn Covid centres

Amid complaints on non-availability of beds and with the Covid-19 cases increasing in an alarming manner in the State, the Tamilnadu government is setting up more treatment centres. Continue Reading

Beds for Covid patients: TN govt holds meet with 400 private hospitals

A controversy has kicked up from some quarters that there are insufficient beds, ventilators and ICU facilities in hospitals. Continue Reading

Cops book news reader Varadharajan for video on Covid-19 care

A case has been filed against former television news reader and actor TV Varadharajan under four sections for allegedly spreading ‘wrong information’ about the availability of beds at hospitals in Chennai for Covid-19 treatment. Continue Reading

TN CM chairs meeting with 12 spl teams, launches IVRS number

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today launched an IVRS number 9499912345 to clear doubts about coronavirus. Continue Reading

TN CM gives appt orders to 200 doctors

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today issued appointment orders to 200 doctors, 200 nurses, 100 medical staffs, 180 conservancy workers and 40 security personnel at the Omandurar Government Hospital in Chennai which was recently converted as the first exclusive government hospital for coronavrus treatment.

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More hit by corona in Tamilnadu, positive cases touch 29

Three more persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamilnadu, taking the tally of positive cases in the State to 29. This includes the patient who has since recovered. Continue Reading

Three more coronavirus cases in Tamilnadu

With Tamilnadu all set for a total lockdown till 31 March to tackle the spread of coronavirus, three more cases have been identified today. Continue Reading

Palaniswami announces Rs 500 crore for war against coronavirus

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today said that precautionary measures to control the spread of coronavirus are being taken on war footing in the State. Continue Reading

No industry shut in TN due to covid-19: Palaniswami

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today said no micro and small scale industries have been closed due to coronavirus. He was responding to a special calling attention motion moved by the main opposition DMK in the Assembly. Continue Reading