80% of Covid-19 patients treated at government hospitals: TN Minister

A further 5,516 Covid-19 cases were reported in Tamilnadu in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of infections to 5,41,993 in the State. Continue Reading

Doctors’ deaths in TN: Govt warns those spreading rumours

With a few social media users, including DMK youth wing secretary Udhayanidhi Stalin, posting that more doctors have died in Tamilnadu due to Covid-19 when compared to other States, the government has refuted the claim and issued a warning. Continue Reading

Corona cases coming down in TN, doubling time 65 days in Chennai

At last, the daily Covid-19 cases, whose numbes were growing at an alarming rate in Tamilnadu, have started slowing down. Officials who are happy over the development, however say the measures will continue as lowering guard might compromise the gains made so far. Continue Reading

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