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Chennai, Aug 22 (BPNS) The Tamil Nadu health department is planning a major awareness blitz for the need to take precautionary vaccines against Covid -19 after the first and second doses. Sources in the Tamil Nadu Public health department told IANS that the awareness will be conducted by roping in leading movie and TV stars […]

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Chennai, Aug 21 (PTI)  Tamil Nadu on Sunday logged 603 new COVID-19 infections, including two returnees from Telangana and Assam, pushing the overall tally to 35,63,322, said the Health Department. NVG There were no fresh COVID-related deaths and the toll remained unchanged at 38,033, said a bulletin here. NVG As many as 743 people recuperated […]

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Bhubaneswar, Aug 15 (PTI)  Odisha’s COVID-19 tally rose to 13,23,052 on Monday as 381 more people, including 84 children, tested positive for the infection, a health bulletin said. The COVID-19 death toll rose to 9,156 as a 55-year-old woman died in Rayagada. Fifty-three other patients have died due to comorbidities so far, the health department […]

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Chennai, Aug 13 (BPNS) The functioning of many government hospitals of Tamil Nadu is affected by an acute shortage of medicines. The government medical college hospitals are now functioning by making local purchases using Chief Minister’s Comprehensive Health Insurance Scheme (CMCHIS). Sources in the Tamil Nadu health department told BPNS that the Tamil Nadu Medical […]

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Chennai, Aug 8 (BPNS) In 50,000 Covid -19  vaccination camps held across Tamil Nadu, 16.86 lakh people were inoculated. This is the 33rd mega vaccine camp held in Tamil Nadu commencing from September 12, 2021. The state health department in a statement on Monday said that 95.94% of the population aged above 18 years have received […]

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Chennai, Aug 7 (BPNS) The Tamil Nadu health department will provide family health cards to everyone in the state that includes the names of members, age, occupation, health profile, and treatment is undertaken. The state health minister Ma Subramanian in a statement on Sunday said that the scheme will be part of the ‘Makkalai Thedi […]

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Thiruvananthapuram, August 5 (BPNS) The second monkeypox virus (MPV) case reported in the nation from Kerala on July 18 got recovered. Briefing the same, health minister Veena George said that the 31-year-old will get discharged on Saturday. He was undergoing treatment at the Kannur Government Medical College Hospital (GMCH). With this, of the five MPV […]

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Thiruvananthapuram, August 2 (BPNS) Kerala reported its fifth monkeypox virus (MPV) case on Tuesday. The new case has been reported from Malappuram. According to the health department, a 30-year-old man who returned from the UAE on July 27 got infected and is currently under treatment. At the same time, the union health ministry and the […]

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Chennai, July 31 (BPNS) A 35-year-old man who arrived at Tiruchi airport on Friday is kept in isolation at Pudukottai medical college Hospital in Tamil Nadu after he showed symptoms of skin rash. Skin rash is a symptom of Monkeypox.  The  man was sent to Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Government Hospital, Tiruchi on Friday but he went […]

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Thiruvananthapuram, July 31 (BPNS) After a 22-year-old youth who reached Palakkad district of Kerala from a middle eastern country died on Sunday, the state health department has asked the district health officials to create a route map of his trip ever since he had landed in his hometown. Sources in the health department told BPNS […]