Covid has infected over 2.57 crore people in India, with over 2.76 lakh fresh cases in the last 24 hours. The death count has touched 2,87,122 with 3,874 more dying of the infection. Many states are reporting black fungus cases in those recovered. Over 20.55 lakh samples were tested for the infection in the last 24 hours, accounting for the… Continue reading "India reports 2.76 lakh fresh coronavirus cases"
India’s Covid caseload has reached 2.43 crore with 3.26 lakh new cases reported in the last 24 hours. Up to 3,980 people have died of the infection during the period. World Health Organization has called the situation in India “hugely concerning”. The country’s cumulative COVID-19 recoveries have surpassed two crore mark with 3.53 lakh patients recuperating in a day. This… Continue reading "Covid 19 recoveries in India crosses the two crore mark"
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has praised the scientists and those passionate about technology on National Technology Day. In a series of tweets, the Prime Minister said: “On National Technology Day, we salute the hardwork and tenacity of our scientists and those passionate about technology. We remember with pride the 1998 Pokhran Tests, which demonstrated India’s scientific and technological… Continue reading "PM salutes scientists on National Technology Day"
In order to provide uninterrupted passage for tankers and containers carrying Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) across National Highways, the user fee for such vehicles at Toll Plazas has been exempted. Keeping in view the current unprecedented demand of the Medical Oxygen across the country due to COVID-19 Pandemic, containers carrying Liquid Medical Oxygen will be treated at par with other… Continue reading "NHAI exempts tankers carrying Liquid Medical Oxygen from toll fee"
At the invitation of the President of the European Council Mr. Charles Michel, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi participated in the India-EU Leaders’ Meeting today. The meeting was held in a hybrid format with the participation of leaders of all the 27 EU Member States as well as the President of the European Council and the European Commission. This is… Continue reading "India-EU Leaders’ Meeting"
Tamilnadu recorded 7,819 cases on Wednesday, the highest daily total seen in the State thus far. Chennai also broke the record for the highest daily cases with the tally standing at 2,564. The previous highest total for the State was seen on July 27, 2020, with 6,993 cases. Chennai broke Tuesday’s record of 2,482 on Wednesday to set the new… Continue reading "Highest number of cases recorded in Tamilnadu"
India’s daily cases of Covid-19 crossed the 40,000 mark for the first time in 111 days as the sharp surge in the pandemic continued on Friday, with as many as 17 states and Union territories adding the highest number of infections since January or earlier. India reported 40,944 new cases on Friday, up from 39,703 recorded on the previous day.… Continue reading "India’s daily cases cross 40,000 mark in 111 days"
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"
Three out of 376 persons, who were admitted to hospitals for severe acute respiratory infection (SARI), have tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Tamil Nadu. This shows that the State is still in Stage 2 of COVID-19 transmission, said Health Secretary Beela Rajesh. She added: “With more number of positive cases being reported, we lifted samples (throat and nasal… Continue reading "Covid-19 spread: Is TN in stage 2 or stage 3?"
From tomorrow, provisional stores, vegetable and fruit shops and petrol/diesel pumps in Tamil Nadu would be allowed to function only between 6 am and 2.30 pm during the COVID-19 lockdown period. However, “medical shops and restaurants (only takeaway) would continue to function through the day”, an official release from the government said. Petrol bunks will function only between 6 am… Continue reading "As TN moves from level 1 to 2, govt announces more restrictions"