Tamil Nadu: DMK leader J Anbazhagan dies of Covid-19; Chennai cases rises to 25,937

J Anbazhagan, one of the DMK’s biggest leaders in the Chennai region, passed away on Wednesday morning in weeks at the local hospital when he tested positive for Covid-19. His condition was critical and he was on ventilator support. Ambazhagan died on his 62nd birthday.

Anbazhagan with severe acute respiratory distress is referred to as Dr. Riley was taken to the institute and medical center. Although he was initially working with oxygen therapy using a face-mask, he was put on ventilator support as his shortness of breath worsened and his condition remained unchanged.

Four members of a family in Chennai scramble for treatment

Four members of a family in Chennai who tested Covid-19 positive have had to run away from the pillar for the last few days to get the infection treated.

The elderly couple of the family – 84-year-old male and 67-year-old female – were refused admission by a private hospital, even two younger members of the family, a 40-year-old woman and a 25-year-old man, had to attend. man.

Two other family members who are having fever are currently isolated at home.

The hospital agreed to provide treatment for two family members, excluding the elderly couple. The hospital claimed that they could not provide treatment for older patients who are serious.

Although government hospitals have adequate beds, they lack ventilators. The government hospital in Chengalpet had asked family members to seek private hospitals for treatment of an elderly person.

50 flights to Chennai International Airport

A total of 50 flights were flown between Chennai and major cities on Wednesday. Today there were 25 arrivals and 25 departures at Chennai International Airport. The first flight to Chennai was a flight from Hyderabad which reached the city at 7.30 am, while the last flight to Chennai would go down from New Delhi at 11.20 am.

The first flight from Chennai to New Delhi departed from Chennai International Airport at 6.55 am, while the last flight for today left Chennai for New Delhi at 9.30 pm.

Chennai Corporation releases zonal-wise contact for Covid-19 queries

The Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) on Wednesday released a list of contact numbers for the Covid Care Control Room in all 15 districts of Chennai. Citizens can dial the number to clarify questions related to any Covid-19.

Manali has the lowest number of cases in Chennai.

Manali (Zone 2) in Chennai recorded the lowest number of cases in the city with 362 cases till 8 am on Thursday. According to data released by the GCC, Manali has the least number of cases, while Alandur (Zone 12) comes second with 483 cases.

There is a zonal-wise break-up of positive cases in Chennai till 8 am on Friday:

  • Tiruvottiyur (Region 1) – 934
  • Manali (Zone 2) – 362
  • Madhavaram (Zone 3) – 682
  • Tondiarpet (Zone 4) – 3192
  • Royapuram (Zone 5) – 4192
  • Tiru-V-Ka Nagar (Zone 6) – 2351
  • Ambattur (Zone 7) – 848
  • Anna Nagar (Zone 8) – 2178
  • Tenampet (Zone 9) – 2846
  • Kodambakkam (Zone 10) – 2656
  • Valsaravakkam (Zone 11) – 1136
  • Alandur (Zone 12) – 483
  • Adyar (Zone 13) – 1411
  • Perungudi (Zone 14) – 450
  • Sholinganallur (Zone 15) – 435

1927 State rally at 36,841 with new cases.

Tamil Nadu recorded 1927 positive cases of Covid-19 on Wednesday, taking the state rally to 36,841.

Of these, Chennai recorded 1392 positive cases, bringing the total number of cities to 25,937. Tamil Nadu recorded 19 deaths on Wednesday, putting a toll on 326 in the state. Fifteen of them committed suicide.

The number of Covid-19 cases active in Tamil Nadu as of Thursday was 17,179. So far, 22,828 men, 13,996 women and 17 transgenders have tested positive for the virus in the state.

According to a bulletin issued by the Department of Health and Family Welfare of Tamil Nadu, 6,38,846 samples have been sent from the state for testing till date, of which 17,675 samples have been sent today.

The state today discharged 1008 patients after treatment, the total number of discharged patients being 19,333.

Apart from Chennai, 182 cases were registered in Chengalpattu, 33 cases in Kanchipuram, 105 in Thiruvallur, 25 in Ranipet and Thiruvannamalai, 24 in Thoothukudi, 14 in Thiruvurur, 12 in Trichy, 11 in Vellore, 11 in Cuddalore, seven in Tirunelveli. went. Villupuram, four each in Dharmapuri, Kallukurichi, Nagapattinam and Namakkal, three in Dindigul, 10 each in Kanyakumari and Madurai, five each in Pudukottai and Virudhunagar, eight in Ramanathapuram, nine each in Salem, Sivagangai and Thanjavur, nine in Coimbatore. , In Erode and Krishnagiri districts.

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