Tamil Nadu reported 5,864 fresh Covid-19 cases and 97 deaths, taking its tally to 2,39,978 and fatalities to 3,838. This is a significant drop in numbers, with the state having reported close to 7,000 cases everyday for the past six days.
Former IPS officer says Sathankulam custodial death is black mark for Tamil Nadu Police, but should not label the entire police department with just one incident.
All commercial establishments, private companies, and other business entities can now operate with 75 per cent workforce, up from 50 per cent earlier.
Apart from conducting fever clinics for early detection and treatment of the cases both in Chennai and rest of Tamil Nadu, the government has established 1,196 mobile camps throughout the state including 70 in Chennai to detect the virus cases.
The governor is “fit and healthy”, the Raj Bhavan communique said on Wednesday and indicated the move on isolation was a precautionary exercise.
Tamil Nadu Chennai Coronavirus (Covid-19), Lockdown Latest News Live Update: A complete lockdown will be observed every Sunday. The e-pass system, which is used by private vehicles for inter-district travel, will be continued till August 31.
Tamil Nadu recorded its highest single-day count for the sixth consecutive day with 6,972 fresh cases reported in the state on Tuesday. With this, the state Covid-19 tally has risen to 2,27,688.
Around 4.44 crore reusable masks, purchased at a cost of Rs. 30.07 crore will be distributed to 69.09 lakh families in town panchayats, municipalities and corporations barring the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC), an official release said.
While Nathigan featured in a video “ridiculing” Hindu deity Murugan, SJ Gopal is accused of circulating defamatory content on Prophet Mohammad.
Tamil Nadu Chennai Coronavirus (Covid-19), Lockdown Latest News July 27, 28 Highlights: A total of 5,723 patients were discharged from hospitals following treatment, taking the number of recoveries to 1,62,249. There are 54,896 active cases in the state.
“In 2010, I was wearing boots to trek but this job brought me closer to nature so I switched to slippers and, sometimes, I would walk on bare feet to feel the earth. Hope, Inside the jungle I left my footprints without hurting anyone” says D Sivan.
Jayalalithaa’s niece and nephew J Deepa and J Deepak, who have staked claim to the property, said they opposed the government move to take over their aunt’s bungalow and convert it into a memorial.
The surge in the number of cases took Tamil Nadu’s overall tally to 2,06,737.
The incident reportedly followed a disagreement over parking slots at the housing society. The woman, who does not want to be identified, demanded payment for his use of a parking slot owned by her.
The announcement comes after the district saw a surge in the number of cases over the past few days. Only essential services will be allowed during the lockdown in the district.
According to reports, actors Vimal and Soori had landed at the popular tourist spot on July 17. They had visited the Berjiam lake without prior permission from the forest officials. The incident came to light when pictures of them fishing surfaced on social media.
Tamil Nadu Chennai Coronavirus (Covid-19), Lockdown Latest News July 24, 25 Highlights: As of Friday, the number of active Covid-19 cases in Tamil Nadu is 53,132. Till date, 1,21,389 males, 78,337 females and 23 transgenders have tested positive for the virus in the state.
Tamil Nadu recorded its highest ever single-day count till date, with 6,472 fresh cases reported in the state on Thursday. With this, the state Covid-19 tally has risen to 1,92,964.
The statement added that Raj Bhavan is closely monitoring the situation and as a precautionary measure, has sanitised the whole area of the premises, including the offices, with the help of corporation health workers.
Health Minister Dr C Vijayabaskar inaugurated the plasma bank, which was established at a cost of Rs 2.34 crore and is equipped with all modern facilities.
Tamil Nadu Chennai Coronavirus (Covid-19), Lockdown Latest News July 22, 23 Highlights: As many as 4,13,857 people have entered Tamil Nadu through various modes of travel and 4,995 of them have tested positive.
As per decisions taken at a high-level meeting by top officials and representatives of mechanised boats association and traders, only 50 to 70 boats will be allowed to go fishing per day from the harbour, Fisheries Minister D Jayakumar said.
Chennai, as of July 20, has 87,235 positive cases, that is 50 per cent of the total cases in Tamil Nadu. The positive rate of Chennai has fallen off in the past couple of days. As of July 20, the recovery rate of Chennai is 81 per cent.
Tamil Nadu recorded 4,985 cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the state tally to 1,75,678. Among these, Chennai reported 1,298 positive cases, bringing the city’s total to 87,235.
Tamil Nadu Chennai Coronavirus (Covid-19), Lockdown Latest News July 20, 21 Highlights: As of Monday, the number of active COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu is 51,348.