TN to take action against those who spread panic about corona

TN to take action against those who spread panic about corona

Tamil Nadu Health Minister C. Vijayabaskar on Monday warned of severe action against those who spread panic about COVID-19 pandemic.

He also said the government will take action against actor Varadarajan who had said in a video that the beds were not available in Chennai hospitals to admit a person with coronavirus symptoms.

Speaking to reporters here Vijayabaskar said the government will take action against the actor Varadarajan for creating panic during the pandemic time.

Vijayabaskar said admitting a person to a hospital is the decision of a doctor and the willingness of the patient.

Tamil Nadu has about 75,000 hospital beds to admit Covid-19 patients and in Chennai alone there are about 5,000 beds, Vijayabaskar said.

He also said the recovery rate of the corona patients in Tamil Nadu is about 56 per cent.

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