The nurse was attempting to remove an intravenous line using a scissor when the mishap occurred at Government Raja Mirasudar Hospital in Thanjavur on Monday.
Forest minister K Ramachandran said Chief Minister MK Stalin has instructed them to conduct tests in all sanctuaries across the state.
Any untruthful certification could deny the government aid to the children who genuinely lose their parents to COVID, Leader of the opposition in the Tamil Nadu assembly Edappadi K Palaniswami said.
Tamil Nadu Health Minister M Subramanian noted that doctors, nurses and the government were working on a 'war-footing' to save the lives of people amid the COVID-19 pandemic and said even doctors tried their best to save a life even at critical moments.
Bala Govind Kumar, a visual artist, recorded himself in home isolation, and used the videos for his portraits.
The hospital is named after DMK patriarch and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister late M Karunanidhi and was inaugurated by Thoothukudi MP Kanimozhi on Sunday.
Tamil Nadu e-registration online: Tamil Nadu government has extended the lockdown till June 14 to curb the spread of Covid-19. As per the latest guidelines, e-registration is mandatory for both inter and intra-district travel and for those entering Tamil Nadu from other states/countries.
Tamil Nadu Congress Committee president K S Alagiri said an expert committee should be appointed to set criteria, and admissions to medical colleges should be based on reservation policy and primacy must be given to students of government schools.
According to the Medical Minister M Subramanian, the number of those infected by it stands at 921 in the State as of Sunday (June 6).
Tanuja Kathula rushed to Chetpet junction after her daughter was stopped by police for driving without masks and e-registration pass, and claimed that she is an advocate and could make the cops pay for their actions.
Chief Minister M K Stalin instructed the authorities to ensure proper vaccination is administered to all animal handlers and officials at the zoo where the first instance of COVID-19 was found among the lions.
Listing the difficulties faced by Tamil Nadu students, O Panneerselvam said there is a need for separate coaching to take the test since it is modelled on NCERT-CBSE curriculum and they cannot afford the fee charged by coaching centres.
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The decision was made based on the feedback given by the School Education Department, which held a consultation with various stakeholders including health experts, students, educationists, among others.
The 11 districts having higher caseload than others will see fewer relaxations.
Officials at Vandalur zoological park said it is very difficult to ascertain how the virus spread to the animals despite strict precautions.
The corporation has put this into practice for better monitoring of the patients under home quarantine and also to help people who cannot afford to buy the device which costs anywhere between Rs 500 and Rs 2,000.
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Further, Chief Minister MK Stalin announced an incentive of Rs 5,000 for all police personnel ranging from constables to Inspectors engaged in Covid-19 duty.
A government order (GO) was published by the Higher Education Department in April, other departments should have passed similar orders and the 10.5 per cent reservation for Vanniyar youths would have been implemented in education and employment, the PMK leader said
Manikandan, a history-sheeter with 32 criminal cases against him including murder and extortion, had been absconding for several years.
Manikandan submitted that the complainant was very well aware that he is a married man and claimed she was in a consensual relationship with him.
Chief Minister MK Stalin on Wednesday took to Twitter to share the letter he had sent to Union Minister Harsh Vardhan to frontload the state's June vaccine supplies from the first week itself, saying it has almost exhausted the doses.
Chief Minister MK Stalin assured his government's unflinching and wholehearted support in putting this national asset (IVC) to its full use.
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