In a first-of-its-kind initiative in the country, the State Health Department has planned to organise 1 lakh vaccination camps across the State to cover those who have missed the earlier inoculation programmes, Health Minister Ma Subramanian said on Tuesday during the unveiling of a street board in Virugambakkam named after the late actor Vivek. The minister said that the camps… Continue reading "TN government to conduct one lakh vaccination camps on 8 May"
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The State Health Department will vaccinate people travelling in groups from other States as a large number of imported cases of Covid are being reported in the past few days. Health Minister Ma Subramanian said that the cases are seeing a surge in Delhi, Maharashtra, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and other parts of the country. A similar trend is being seen… Continue reading "TN government to vaccinate people travelling from other States"
Private vaccination centres on Sunday began the administration of the precautionary “third” dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, also known as the booster dose, for the 18-plus population. The age cap for the booster shot came at a time when another highly transmissible XE variant of the coronavirus is being reported. However, the official confirmation of the existence of this particular… Continue reading "Private vaccination centres commence administration of precautionary dose"
The public should come forward to support the drive to enable the State to complete 100 per cent vaccine coverage, Health Minister Ma Subramanian said on Monday. Tamil Nadu has so far administered 9.88 crore doses of the vaccine, and on course to reach the 10-crore mark in the coming weeks, he added. “The numbers of daily cases has come… Continue reading "Tamilnadu on course to reach 10-crore mark in vaccination: Ma Subramanian"
The Tamil Nadu State Public health department said that the state has vaccinated 3,25,288 teenagers in the age group of 15-18 years on the first day of the vaccine drive for this age group. The state public health department in a statement on Monday said that Tiruvannalami district vaccinated 22.5 per cent of the eligible teen population in the 15-18… Continue reading "3,25,288 teenagers inoculated on first day of vaccination drive"
At least 12.01 lakh vaccine doses were administered during the mega vaccination camp on Thursday. Of them, 4.52 lakh were first doses and 7.48 lakh second. So far, 77 per cent of the State’s population have been vaccinated with at least one dose and 41.6 per cent have completed the inoculation. The 10 mega vaccination drives have covered 1.94 crore… Continue reading "12.01 lakh vaccine doses administered during mega vaccination camp"
At least 8.36 lakh doses of COVID vaccines were administered across the State during the ninth mega vaccination drive organised on Thursday. Health Minister Ma Subramanian had earlier announced that the mega vaccination drive will be held twice a week, Thursday and Sunday, to increase its reach. The drive was organised at primary health centres, government hospitals, anganwadi centres, nutrition… Continue reading "8.36 lakh people vaccinated in ninth mega vaccination drive"
Indians who are fully vaccinated with Covishield or any other UK-approved vaccine will not be quarantined when they arrive in Britain from October 11, the High Commissioner to India said on Thursday, ending a row over what was perceived as unfair imposition of COVID-19 quarantine rules. “No quarantine for India travellers to United Kingdom fully vaccinated with Covishield or another… Continue reading "No quarantine for fully vaccinated Indians travelling to UK from 11 October"
A total of 16,43,879 lakh doses of vaccines were administered in Tamil Nadu during the second mega vaccination drive on Sunday. The Health Department had fixed a target of 15 lakh and inoculations over and above the expected numbers were achieved around 6 pm itself. At least 10,85,097 beneficiaries were given their first dose and 5,58,782 beneficiaries received their second… Continue reading "16.43L doses administered in second mega vaccination drive in Tamilnadu"
With a total of 28,91,021 COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in Tamil Nadu through a mega drive on Sunday, the State exceeded the target of 20 lakh doses it had set for the campaign. The state capital Chennai led the tally with 1,85,370 vaccine inoculation followed by Coimbatore (1,51,685) and Tiruppur (1,21,634). The single vaccine coverage is an achievement for Tamil… Continue reading "Over 28 lakh get Covid jabs in TN in 1 day"