Tamilnadu surpasses Covid vaccination target, 17 lakh doses given on Sunday

Though the target was to vaccinate 15 lakh, a total of 17,19,544 people took jabs during Tamilnadu government’s mega drive on Sunday, of whom 9,68,010 took the first dose and 7,51,534 the second. Continue Reading

Crucial and latest Covid figures of TN

After 17 days, daily Covid-19 cases have dropped below 1,600 in Tamilnadu — as many as 1,597 people tested positive, with Chennai continuing to top the table. Continue Reading

Many districts in TN see rise in Covid cases

With 1,542 fresh Covid-19 cases, Tamilnadu continued to report a fall in new cases on Friday compared to 1,559 cases on Thursday. However, 17 districts, including at least three districts bordering with Kerala, reported an increase in new cases. Continue Reading

1,562 test positive for Covid-19 in TN, total cross 33,000

For the second consecutive day, Covid-19 figures crossed 1500-mark in Tamilnadu today, with 1,562 persons testing positive for the pandemic in the State. WIth this, the total number of affected persons has touched 33,229. Continue Reading

Lockdown extension: TN CM holds key consultation with experts

Caught between lives and livelihood, Tamilnadu is in a Catch-22 situation, so to speak. While coronavirus cases are on a constant rise on on one hand, livelihood is being lost on the other, due to the extensions of lockdown. Hence, it is trying to work out a strategy to strike a fine balance. Continue Reading

TN receives 1.50 lakh PCR kits from South Korean firm

As many as 1.50 lakh PCR testing kits have reached Tamilnadu. These were acquired from a South Korean firm. Sources said that with the arrival of these kits, the State will intensify testing for Covid-19. Continue Reading

With TN Covid-19 cases breaching 17K mark, CM calls for meeting with experts

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami will today hold a discussion with medical experts, to seek their view on controlling the spread of coronavirus in the State and easing of restrictions, with the fourth phase of lockdown coming to an end on 31 May. Continue Reading