India logged a daily spike of 8,603 Covid cases on Saturday, taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,46,24,360. India also recorded 415 new deaths, pushing the total death count to 4,70,530. The active cases increased to 99,974, according to the latest Health Ministry data. India also for the first time reported ‘Omicron’ cases with two cases being detected… Continue reading "India reports 8,603 fresh coronavirus cases"
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Tamilnadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian said that separate wards have been set up near Chennai, Madurai, Coimbatore and Tiruchy airports to provide treatment to those who test COVID positive after coming from abroad. Till Wednesday night, 477 passengers from 11 at-risk countries were screened at the airport, and all tested negative, he said while inspecting the arrangements at Madurai airport.… Continue reading "Omicron spread: TN Health Minister requests people to ensure both vaccination shots are taken"
Two cases of the new Covid-19 variant, Omicron, were detected in Karnataka, making them the first infections from the new strain in India. The Health Ministry said the patients are two men aged 66 years and 46 years. “No severe symptoms of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 reported so far,” Joint Secretary of the Union Home Ministry Lav Agarwal Agarwal… Continue reading "Two cases of Omicron variant of covid virus reported in Karnataka"
A leader of Mumbai BJP has filed a police complaint against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for “showing utter disrespect to national anthem” by allegedly singing it while in a sitting position and then “abruptly stopping after 4 or 5 verses”, during her visit to the city on Wednesday, according to a report. Earlier on Wednesday, the West Bengal… Continue reading "Police complaint filed against Mamata Banerjee for insulting ‘national anthem’"
The number of COVID cases in Coimbatore increased again to 118, making it to the top of the list on Wednesday. The State reported 718 fresh cases, including nine imported cases. The total number of cases touched 27,27,635. Coimbatore was followed by Chennai with 117 cases; Erode and Chengalpattu, 64 each; Tiruppur, 57; and all other districts reported less than… Continue reading "Slight increase in coronavirus cases reported from Coimbatore and Chennai"
Dhruv Vikram is one of the promising young talents in Kollywood. With the filming of Mahaan nearing its completion, it is now said that the actor will be joining hands with director Vignesh Shivan for their next film. Vignesh Shivan is currently occupied with the release of the Vijay Sethupathi, Nayanthara and Samantha starrer Kaathu Vaakula Rendu Kadhal. The much… Continue reading "Change of plans for Dhruv Vikram’s next"
India reported 8,954 new coronavirus cases and 267 related fatalities on Wednesday, pushing the overall case tally to 3,45,96,776 and the death count to 4,69,247, according to the Health Ministry bulletin. During the same period, 10,207 recoveries were reported throughout the country. With this, the national recovery rate currently stands at 98.36 per cent, which is the highest since March 2020. The active cases… Continue reading "India reports 8,954 fresh coronavirus cases"
With Omicron variant of coronavirus spreading overseas, the Tamil Nadu government on Monday said passengers from European and 11 other countries will have to undergo RT-PCR test and will be allowed to go home only after a negative report. The government also said those passengers from the 12 regions have to be in home isolation for seven days and on… Continue reading "TN government asks passengers from 11 countries to undergo RT-PCR test"
Intensifying the surveillance against COVID, the State Health Department issued guidelines for international arrivals, mandating seven-day home quarantine for those coming from countries at risk – South Africa, China, New Zealand and Hong Kong – even if they test negative at the airport in the State. Airlines should ensure availability of negative RT-PCR report before allowing passengers to board, while… Continue reading "Omicron scare: TN government issues guidelines for international arrivals"
India saw a single-day rise of 8,318 new Covid infections taking the country’s tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,45,63,749, while the active cases have declined to 1,07,019, the lowest in 541 days, according to Union Health Ministry data updated today. The number of deaths has climbed to 4,67,933 with 465 daily fatalities, according to the data updated at 8 am.… Continue reading "India reports 8,318 fresh coronavirus cases"