Chennai, March 26 | Tamil Nadu has reported three more positive cases of Coronavirus taking the total infected cases till date to 26.
According to Tamil Nadu Health Minister C. Vijayabaskar, three new positive cases have been reported in the state comprising of three males aged 18, 63 and 66.
He said the 66-year old male is the local contact for nationals of travellers from Thailand and has been admitted in the isolation ward in the hospital in Perundurai.
On the other hand, the 66-year old male is a returnee from Dubai and has been admitted to government hospital in Walajah and the 18-year old youth is the contact of the second patient admitted to the Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital here.
Out of these 26 persons who have tested positive, one person was cured and one patient died on Wednesday.
Vijayabaskar said one person is expected to be discharged soon as he had tested Coronavirus negative after treatment.
Bangalore, April 02, 2020 : The nationwide lockdown to combat Coronavirus outbreak in the country has led to severe difficulties for the poor and homeless people. In an effort to help the needy, Greenwood High International School, has come forward to do their bit to the cause. The school have undertaken the initiative to prepare food for 300 underprivileged families every day and distribute in and around Sarjapur area with the help of Sarjapur police station. This would be a continuous support from the school authority towards the needy people until the lockdown ends. While distributing the food, the school authority also followed the social distancing norms and ensured that necessary precautionary measures like masks and gloves were used in the entire process to provide clean and hygienic food to the people.
Speaking on this initiative, Ms. Niru Agarwal, Trustee, Greenwood High said: “As much as we believe in inculcating the values of benevolence and philanthropy among our students, we practise these ourselves too. Greenwood High has always been compassionate to help those in need and we continue to do so. We are mindful of contributing to the society in multiple ways and are proud to leverage our sources towards such an important cause. Several NGOs, individuals and businesses are pitching in to help the citizens and government through various initiatives with the hope that humanity would survive these dreadful times of coronavirus onslaught. We believe that only by active collaboration between all the members of the society, we will be able to overcome the impact of this pandemic.”