Amid a surge in the number of Covid-19 cases in Chennai, the city corporation has made it compulsory to wear masks in all public places from Today. It has also announced that Rs 500 will be collected as a fine from those who don’t abide by the rule. The civic body has asked the owners of malls, theaters, shops, marketplaces,… Continue reading "Wearing masks now a must in Chennai, Rs 500 fine for those who flout rules"
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The INSACOG has confirmed the presence of the BA.4 and BA.5 Omicron sub-variants of the coronavirus in India — one case in Tamil Nadu and another in Telangana. BA.4 and BA.5 are sub-variants of the highly-transmissible Omicron variant of the virus. In a statement on Sunday, the Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG) said a 19-year-old woman in Tamil Nadu has… Continue reading "First case of new coronavirus variant detected in India"
Tamil Nadu reported 40 cases of COVID 19, taking the total number of cases to 34,54,431. Cases in Chennai continue to increase with 23 cases, followed by Chengalpattu with 6 cases, Tiruvallur and Coimbatore had 2 cases each, Dindigul, Kancheepuram, Krishnagiri, Nagapattinam, Ranipet, Salem and Tiruchy recorded one case each. The test positivity rate (TPR) stood at 0.3 percent after… Continue reading "TN reports 40 fresh coronavirus cases"
As many as 25 cases of Covid were reported at Sathya Sai Medical College in Chengalpattu until Thursday. About 7 people have tested positive on Tuesday, after which saturated testing has been conducted. Health secretary J Radhakrishnan inspected the hostel along with Chengalpattu Collector on Friday. On May 3, seven samples were tested at the college hostel and the test… Continue reading "25 corona cases reported in medical college in Chengalpattu"
India today reported 3,205 new COVID-19 cases, taking the coronavirus tally to 4,30,88,118. The country also recorded 31 new covid-related fatalities, bring the total number of deaths to 523,920. According to the Health Ministry, the daily positivity rate stood at 1.07 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate was 0.70 per cent. More than 2,802 people also recovered from the… Continue reading "India reports 3,205 new COVID-19 cases"
With an uptick in daily cases in TN, Chief Minister MK Stalin is scheduled to chair a meeting with Collectors and district health officials on Monday, said Health Minister Ma Subramanian during his visit, along with Health Secretary Radhakrishnan, to IIT-M on Sunday. There are 5 new cases at the institute and in total, 60 positive cases reported, out of… Continue reading "Stalin to hold review meeting with District Collectors and health officials"
India today reported 1,225 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of infections to 4,30,24,440. The country also reported 28 Covid-related deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the death count to 5,21,129, according to the Health Ministry. The Union health ministry data showed active cases declined to 14,704, comprising 0.03 per cent of the total infections. The recovery rate… Continue reading "India reports 1,225 fresh coronavirus cases"
Fresh COVID cases in Tamil Nadu further decreased to 72 on Wednesday, taking the total number of cases so far in the State to 34,52,145. Chennai reported 23 cases, followed by Chengalpattu 12, Coimbatore 7, and The Nilgiris, Thanjavur and Tiruchy 4 cases each, while 19 districts recorded nil cases. The test positivity rate (TPR) in Tamil Nadu stood at… Continue reading "Number of covid cases continue to decline in TN"
India on Friday reported 4,194 new COVID-19 cases, besides 255 more related deaths that increased the death count to 5,15,714. The daily positivity rate was 0.52 per cent. The country’s active caseload currently stands at 42,219, which constitutes 0.1 per cent of total cases. The total recoveries have reached 4,24,26,328 with 6,208 recoveries recorded in the last 24 hours. The recovery… Continue reading "India reports 4,194 fresh coronavirus cases"
With 4,362 positive Covid cases recorded in the country today, India’s total tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 4,29,67,315, while the active cases dipped to 54,118, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The death count climbed to 5,15,102 with 66 fresh fatalities, the data updated at 9 am stated. The daily COVID-19 cases have remained less than one lakh… Continue reading "India reports 4,362 positive Covid cases"