‘Makkalai Thedi Maruthuvam’ extended to urban areas

Tamilnadu Chief Minister M K Stalin on Friday extend the highly successful healthcare at the doorstep scheme, ‘Makkalai Thedi Maruthuvam’, to urban centres of the State. Continue Reading

Covid daily toll above 450 for 11th day in TN, docs reveal shocking info

Though new Covid-19 cases are on the decline in Tamilnadu, the daily death toll in the State on Friday remained above the 450-mark for the 11th consecutive day. Continue Reading

No lockdown again: TN Health Secretary

A day after Tamilnadu Chief Secretary Rajeev Ranjan held a meeting with District Collectors and directed them to impose Covid-19 control measures, State Health Secretary J Radhakrishnan today asked people not to believe in rumours of another lockdown. Continue Reading

TN Health Minister Vijayabaskar takes Covid vaccine shot

Tamilnadu Health Minister Dr C Vijayabaskar today took the Covid vaccine shot at the Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital (RGGGH) here. Continue Reading

Covid vaccine dry run successful in TN

A dry run to check the best way to vaccinate people against Covid-19 ahead of the actual vaccination drive was conducted in Tamilnadu today and sources said it was successful. Health secretary J Radhakrishnan was present at Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital in the city today morning to kick off the exercise. Continue Reading

Madras High Court Chief Justice tests positive for Covid-19

Madras High Court Chief Justice Amreshwar Pratap Sahi, who was admitted to Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital with cough, drowsiness and discomfort, has tested positive for Covid-19. Continue Reading

MGR’s nephew dies of Covid-19, EPS-OPS condole

M C Chandran, nephew of AIADMK founder and former Chief Minister M G Ramachandran, died of Covid-19 on Friday. He was 75 and the son of MGR’s elder brother M G Chakrapani. 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

Coronavirus: Tamilnadu CM jumps into action

With the deadly coronavirus entering Tamilnadu, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today chaired a high-level meet at the Secretariat here, during which he directed officials to act on war-footing and take all necessary steps to check its spread. Continue Reading