Amid SM rumours, Minister denies Omicron in Tamilnadu

Ruling out any Omicron cases in Tamilnadu so far, Health Minister Ma.Subramanian today said two air passengers, including a child, who arrived from ‘high-risk’ countries, have tested positive for Covid-19. Continue Reading

Lockdown extension: What’s allowed and what’s not in TN

As the Covid daily caseload graph continued to show a declining trend in several districts, The Tamilnadu government on Friday announced extension of lockdown by one more week from 14 to 21 June, with more relaxations. Continue Reading

TN to start jabs for 18+ from tomorrow

Intensifying its war against Covid-19, Tamilnadu government is all set to begin the vaccination drive for those between 18-45 years tomorrow as nine lakh doses of vaccines have been received from the Centre. Continue Reading

CM PRF fund allocated for procuring Remdesivir, oxygen containers in TN

Tamilnadu Chief Minister M K Stalin has allocated Rs 50 crore from the CM’s Public Relief Fund (CMPRF) for purchase of Remdevisir drug, for treating Covid patients, and oxygen containers to transport oxygen from other States through trains. Continue Reading

All defunct oxygen plants will be revived on war-footing: Thangam Thennarasu

Tamilnadu Industries Minister Thangam Thennarasu has said all defunct producing oxygen plants across the State will be revived and ensure that they commence their operations soon. Continue Reading

Night curfew in TN from today

Starting today, night lockdown will be in place in Tamilnadu to control the spread of Covid-19. Also, weekend curfew will be implemented on Sundays. Continue Reading

Pongal: Distribution of cash and gift hamper starts in ration shops in TN

Tamilnadu government today started doling out Rs 2,500 in cash, along with rice, sugar, cashew nuts, cardamom and clothes as part of Pongal gift hamper scheme announced by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami. The gift hamper is being given to the State’s 2.10 crore rice card holders through PDS (ration) shops. Continue Reading

Lockdown extended in Tamilnadu till 31 August

Tamilnadu government today announced the extension of lockdown till midnight of 31 August. Continue Reading