Tamil Nadu Chennai Highlights: State stories 1,039 new Covid-19 instances, 11 deaths


A person crosses a road throughout rain at Nagercoil in Kanyakumari district, Thursday.. (PTI Photograph)

As many as 60 lakh individuals in Tamil Nadu haven’t been inoculated in opposition to Covid-19 and the Well being Division has embarked upon measures to determine the individuals to be able to vaccinate them, State Minister Ma Subramanian mentioned on Thursday. The Minister for Medical and Household Welfare mentioned through the seventh version of the mass vaccination marketing campaign scheduled for October 30, the division would goal the 60 lakh.

“Until date, 70 per cent of the individuals (in Tamil Nadu) have acquired first dose of vaccine. Until date, 5.71 crore vaccinations have been given within the State. About 13 lakh individuals are ready to obtain the second dose (Bharat Bitotech’s) Covaxin. We’ve got requested to expedite launch of 10 lakh Covaxin doses by the Centre,” he mentioned. Subramanian was speaking to reporters on the airport right here after arriving from New Delhi.

The Apostolic Nunciature in India — the Vatican’s envoy to New Delhi — has issued a strongly-worded message to the Tamil Nadu clergy, asking it to steer clear of holding positions in impartial trusts and NGOs, saying that they change into “monetary and political energy bases for the monks concerned”.

The directive to the Tamil Nadu Bishops’ Council (TNBC) has known as for corrective and regulatory measures from bishops to make sure that the clergy shouldn’t be related to standalone trusts or societies with out the consent of the diocesan unusual.

The cybercrime wing of the Chennai police have arrested a three-member gang from Jharkhand for allegedly duping a person of Rs 13 lakh by posing as executives of a cell service supplier.

In response to the police, the person who lives in Kodambakkam acquired a textual content message on September 26 from an unknown quantity stating that the SIM card verification for his cell quantity is pending and the companies to the quantity might be disconnected inside 24 hours. The fraudster had instructed the person to name one buyer care quantity he had talked about within the message for additional inquiry concerning this.


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