No fresh case in 3 districts; State reports 469

22 districts see fewer than 10 infections each; four more deaths recorded Three districts — Perambalur, Ramanathapuram and Sivaganga — reported no new case of COVID-19, even as the State added 469 cases to its tally on Tuesday. A total of 22 districts had fewer than 10 cases each. In Chennai, 139 persons tested positive […]


Union Territory registers 43 more COVID-19 cases

25 new cases were registered in Puducherry region, 12 cases were recorded in Mahe and 6 in Karaikal The Union Territory on Saturday registered 43 new COVID-19 cases following 2,695 tests. The Health Department, in its update on the status of the COVID-19 situation, said while 25 new cases were registered in Puducherry region, 12 […]


Small number of COVID patients develop severe psychotic symptoms

A small number of COVID patients who had never experienced mental health problems are developing severe psychotic symptoms weeks after contracting the coronavirus. Written by Pam Belluck Almost immediately, Dr. Hisam Goueli could tell that the patient who came to his psychiatric hospital on Long Island this summer was unusual. The patient, a 42-year-old physical […]


UK-returnee tests positive for COVID-19 in Madurai

The 38-year-old has been admitted to Government Rajaji Hospital and his condition is stable officials said, while his samples have been sent for testing of the new variant of COVID-19 A 38-year-old man, who was one of the returnees to Madurai from the United Kingdom being monitored by Health Department officials, has tested positive for […]


Genes may decide the coronavirus disease path | Opinion

The world has already experienced three coronavirus attacks in the 21st century, beginning with Sars in 2002, Mers in 2016 and now Covid-19. While the first two have been far less infectious but more lethal with fatality rates of 10% and 34% respectively, the Sars-CoV-2 has proved more infectious, but much less lethal with a […]