Health department officials of Tamil Nadu are puzzled as to why more than 80 per cent of the participants of the Tablighi Jamaat conference in Delhi who tested positive show no symptoms. According to reports, the Tamil Nadu health department has asked virologists to study the strain and its virulence. Health Minister Dr C Vijayabaskar said, “We have isolated and… Continue reading "Officials in shock as Tablighi Jamaat participants showed no symptoms, but tested corona positive"
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Tamil Nadu reported three more positive cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Monday, taking the total number of patients to 12. However, one of three persons — a resident of Anna Nagar in Madurai — has no history of travel to an affected country or other States, according to Health Minister C Vijayabaskar. A 54-year-old man from Madurai and 48-year-old… Continue reading "3 more coronavirus cases in TN, Madurai man with no travel history affected"
The Janta Curfew called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to prevent the spread of coronavirus may be extended for more days, if one is to go by hints dropped by Tamil Nadu Health Minister Dr C Vijayabaskar today. Expressing worry over people not following instructions, he hinted that the curfew might be extended considering the safety of the people. Meanwhile,… Continue reading "Coronavirus: Curfew to be extended for more days?"
Tamil Nadu health minister C Vijayabaskar on Friday found himself in a fresh controversy after the footage of his interaction with a woman reporter of a Tamil news channel was aired in the media. On Thursday, Vijayabaskar had praised the reporter’s spectacles on camera and called her “beautiful” multiple times in response to a question asking details about a meeting… Continue reading "Minister Vijayabaskar calls female reporter ‘beautiful’, regrets later"