With 1,103 people who attended the Tablighi Jamaat conference in Nizamuddin in Delhi, identified, health authorities do believe that the bulk of cases are under control. Following intensified efforts the Tamil Nadu government tried to track almost all those who had attended the event in the national capital. In a couple of days, over 1,100 people had been identified. How… Continue reading "Tablighi Jamaat, Mall staff and more: How TN is handling challenges?"
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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to allocate Rs 9,000 crore towards coronavirus relief and prevention measures in the state, which has so far tested 234 positive cases. In his address at the Chief Minister’s meeting covened by Modi through video-conferencing, he detailed the preventive measures put in place by the government to… Continue reading "CM demands Rs 9,000 cr from PM for corona relief measures"
As many as 75 more people tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) in Tamil Nadu on April 2 and the total count rose to 309, Health Secretary Beela Rajesh said and the tally is the second highest in the country. Of the 75 cases reported on April 2, 74 were returnees from a recent Tablighi Jamat congregation held in Delhi’s Nizamuddin… Continue reading "At 309, Tamil Nadu is now India’s second worst corona affected State"
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi had a telephone conversation today with Her Excellency Dr. Angela Merkel, Federal Chancellor of Germany. The two leaders discussed the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the situation in their respective countries, and the importance of international collaboration for fighting the health crisis. They shared views on the inadequate availability of medicines and medical equipment required during the… Continue reading "Telephone Conversation between PM and the Federal Chancellor of Germany"
By wearing safety masks and armed with thermal scanners, field workers go to every household in areas where positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Tamil Nadu and screen everyone inside the house for fever and check for any symptoms of fever and cold. According to reports, 3,698 field workers have panned out across 16 districts in the state,… Continue reading "Coronavirus: TN govt screens households in vulnerable areas"
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a meeting with all Chief Ministers today to discuss India’s status in the battle against coronavirus disease and the way ahead. The meeting is significant in terms of measures that have so far been taken by all the states, Union Territories as well as the central government to meet various challenges triggered by the… Continue reading "Covid-19 control: Modi’s important discussions with CMs"
Having commenced the distribution of tokens to ration cardholders ahead of today’s launch of the provision of cash support and essential commodities free-of-cost in view of the COVID-19 crisis, the Civil Supplies Department is planning to cover a maximum of 100 persons a day. Given the average figure of 1,000-1,500 cards per shop, it may take 10 to 15 days… Continue reading "Rs 1,000 to ration card holders in TN from today, 100 persons a day per shop"
Tamil Nadu’s tally of confirmed coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases crossed the 200-mark on Wednesday. With 110 more persons who attended the Tablighi Jamaat conference at Nizamuddin in Delhi testing positive for COVID-19 in 15 districts, the total number of cases in the State increased to 234. Speaking to the media, Health Secretary Beela Rajesh said of the 110, one person… Continue reading "TN crosses 200 corona cases, majority linked to Nizamuddin event"
Special teams have been formed to trace 616 persons who were missing after returning to Tamilnadu from Delhi after attending a Muslim religious meet in the national capital. State Health Secretary Beela Rajesh said a total of 1,131 people participated in the Delhi meet, which led to increase in the positive cases in Tamil Nadu. Of them, 515 were identified, while… Continue reading "Corona: Delhi danger haunts TN, hunt on to trace 616 missing persons"
In a massive surge in fresh cases led by 82 in Maharashtra and 57 in Tamil Nadu, 315 new coronavirus infections were reported in the country on Tuesday — nearly double the previous day’s number — taking the total number of cases detected in India galloping to 1,618. The number of deaths among Covid-19 cases too rose by nine to… Continue reading "Covid-19 cases close to 1700 in India, 40% reported in just 3 days"