Covid vaccine dry run held across TN, Harsh Vardhan inspect State’s preparedness

Ahead of the roll out of the vaccine to for coronavirus, dry run for administering the vaccine was held across all the districts in Tamilnadu, with Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan inspecting the state’s preparedness an the cold storage facilities. Continue Reading

TN on high alert after UK passenger tests Covid postive at Chennai airport

Amid reports of spread of distinct phylognetic cluster of SARs-CoV2 in the United Kingdom, one of the 14 passengers who arrived from London via Delhi, has tested positive for corona at the Chennai airport today. Continue Reading

20 doctors die in TN due to coronavirus

Data collected by the Tamilnadu unit of Indian Medical Association has revealed that twenty doctors in the State have succumbed to the coronavirus since March. Continue Reading

‘Plasma treatment successfully provided to 57 patients in TN’

The Tamilnadu government has claimed that plasma treatment has been provided successfully to 57 Covid-19 patients in the State. Continue Reading

TN places orders for 43,000 finger pulse oximeters

Stepping up its battle against Covid-19, the Tamilnadu government has placed orders for 43,000 finger pulse oximeters to monitor the oxygen level in blood in coronavirus patients. Continue Reading

Tamilnadu’s Covid count to cross 1 lakh

The number of coronavirus cases in Tamilnadu is all set to cross 1 lakh-mark today. Continue Reading

Covid-19 daily cases cross 4,000, Minister says ‘no community transmission’

With over 4,343 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, Tamilnadu witnessed its worst single-day spike so far, pushing the State’s tally beyond 98,000. Continue Reading

It’s official: RGGGH dean tests positive for Covid-19

When R Jayanthi, dean of the Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital went on medical leave recently, it was widely speculated that she had tested positive for Covid-19. But, there was no official confirmation on this. Continue Reading

Mobile hospitals launched to Chennai to handle Covid-19

In yet another move to curb the spread of Covid-19, the Tamilnadu government has launched mobile hospitals and testing units in Chennai. Continue Reading

TN govt caps Covid charges at private hospitals

The Taminadu government today capped the charges for Covid-19 treatment in private hospitals across the State and announced that no fee over and above the fixed slab can be claimed from patients. Continue Reading