Delta plus cases keep TN health officials on alert

Though fresh Covid-19 cases are steadily coming down in Tamilnadu, the presence of delta plus variants and new clusters have forced the health department to stay cautious particularly in the Chennai and Coimbatore regions and at least four districts around Thanjavur. Continue Reading

Cooperate with government to stop third wave in TN: Radhakrishnan

Tamilnadu Health Secretary Dr J Radhakrishnan has requested people of the State to cooperate with the government to prevent Covid-19 third wave in the State. Continue Reading

Covid clustures originating from markets: Radhakrishnan

Tamilnadu Health Secretary Dr J Radhakrishnan has said Covid-19 clusters are originating from markets, crowded places and, on occasion, even visits to hospitals. Continue Reading

Covid on rise again: TN ups vigil at Kerala border, e-pass mandatory

Following increase in Covid cases in Kerala and after the neighbouring State announced that one of the 14 people who tested positive for Zika was a 24-year-old pregnant woman from a town bordering Tamilnadu, the State health department has asked all districts, particularly those along the border, to intensify surveillance. Continue Reading

Radhakrishnan meets top officials in Delhi, Centre promises more vaccines to TN

Tamilnadu Health Secretary Dr J Radhakrishnan met his counterpart at the Centre in New Delhi and briefed the latter about the shortage of vaccine doses in the State. Continue Reading

Vaccination comes to halt in Chennai again, TN Health Secretary in Delhi

Greater Chennai Corporation has once again halted Covid-19 vaccination, due to shortage of jabs. Continue Reading

Covid second wave is not over yet, says Radhakrishnan

Tamilnadu Health Secretary Dr J Radhakrishnan today said the second wave of Covid-19 is not over in the State yet. Continue Reading

TN ready to face third wave: Stalin

Amid fears of Delta Plus variant of coronavirus, Chief Minister M K Stalin has said the Tamilnadu government is ready to face the third wave of the pandemic. Continue Reading

TN Health Minister, Secretary rush to Covid hit Coimbatore

With Coimbatore beating Chennai and other parts of Tamilnadu in Covid cases, Health Minister M Subramanian and Health Secretary Dr J Radhakrishnan are rushing to the textile city to take stock of the situation. Continue Reading