Archive for the Corona Virus News Category

March 5, 2021

Vaccination process at health centres of civic body comes for praise

The vaccination service at the Urban health Centres run by Chennai Corporation are coming in for much praise from residents who have got the jab here. Many have been posting pictures and comments of their experiences here. Balasubramaniam, a community […]

March 4, 2021

Vaccine process is smooth at GCC health centres. But doses are limited.

Vaccine process is smooth at GCC health centres. But doses are limited.

Getting the vaccine jab on the spot at the Urban Health Centres of Chennai Corporation is also a smooth process. But since each centre gets a certain supply of the vaccine, there are days when the process gets over, hours […]

March 4, 2021

Private hospitals offer the jab to seniors, smooth process

A few local area private hospitals have begun offering the vaccine jab to seniors now. These are – Apollo Spectra in MRC Nagar, Kauvery off TTK Road, Alwarpet and Dr. Agarwals Eye Hospital, TTK Road, Alwarpet. Those who have used […]

March 3, 2021

Teynampet zone sees 10-15 new corona cases daily

There are about ten to 15 new corona virus cases reported in the Teynampet zone of the city every day, which covers most areas of Mylapore. This information was shared by a senior officer of Chennai Corporation who wished to […]

March 2, 2021

GCC Health Centres start offering vaccine to seniors

Chennai Corporation’s Teynampet zone medical officer says that it has started offering the Covid vaccine to seniors from today at its  Urban Primary Health Centres (UPHC). The vaccine is offered from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. All you need to […]

March 1, 2021

The vaccine jab process by GCC starts but for Mylaporeans the venue is far away

The vaccine jab process by GCC starts but for Mylaporeans the venue is far away

Though Chennai Corporation is one of the bodies to promote the anti vaccIne jab in a big way, the nature of its roll out on March 1 does not reflect the urgency in its plans. As of now, Mylaporeans eligible […]

February 26, 2021

GCC says PHCs will offer vaccine jab to people 50+ from March 1

Chennai Corporation’s senior health officer says all Public Health Centres (PHCs) in city areas will offer the vaccine jab to people 50 years plus who have co-morbidities from March 1 onwards. The doctor told Mylapore Times on Friday morning that […]

January 22, 2021

Kauvery Hospital begins vaccine process for its staff but for public, it will start a month later

Kauvery Hospital begins vaccine process for its staff but for public, it will start a month later

Kauvery Hospital in Alwarpet has started the vaccination programme at the Kauvery COVID-19 Vaccination Centre on its campus. Photo featured here was taken at this moment at which Dr J Radhakrishnan, health secretary to TN government was present. But this […]

January 3, 2021

Big rush at Sri Ayyappa Temple. Pandemic rules not observed.

Big rush at Sri Ayyappa Temple. Pandemic rules not observed.

Sunday morning. 10 a. m. There are at least one thousand people inside and outside the Sri Ayyappa Temple in MRC Nagar. An hour later, that number has doubled. And many of those present inside the temple and outside are […]

January 2, 2021

Covid vaccine: dry run held for health workers at San Thome health centre

Covid vaccine: dry run held for health workers at San Thome health centre

Chennai Corporation has started today what it calls ‘dry runs’ of administering the vaccine against Covid-19. One such exercise was held today, January 2 at the Public Health Centre of San Thome zone located on Appu Street. State health secretary […]

January 2, 2021

Two new mini clinics open in the neighbourhood

Two new mini clinics open in the neighbourhood

Two new mini-clinics have recently opened in Mylapore. While one is at Mandaveli Street, inside the premises of Chennai Corporation’s night shelter, the other one is at Kamarajar Salai, R.A.Puram, near the E- Seva centre here. The clinics are meant […]

December 30, 2020

Members of PMK seek public support for their demand of 20% reservation for Vanniyars

Members of PMK seek public support for their demand of 20% reservation for Vanniyars

On Wednesday (Dec.30), members of Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) were moving around R.A.Puram area with their party flags. They were here to seek public support for their demand of 20% reservation for the Vanniyar community in government jobs and in […]

December 29, 2020

The Subham food store goes online: on sale, podis, snacks, savouries

The Subham food store goes online: on sale, podis, snacks, savouries

Now you can buy your favourite sweets and snacks from Mandaveli’s Subham Ganesan store online. The popular catering service provider and retail sweets store has recently moved its business to the online mode as well. All their products including sweets […]

December 29, 2020

Finally, league cricket is played at St. Bede’s ground. After 9-month break.

Finally, league cricket is played at St. Bede's ground. After 9-month break.

Cricket players and officials entered the St Bedes play ground in Mylapore over the weekend for the first time in nine months with mixed feelings. And, to play under rules for the ‘new normal’. Rules framed for games played under […]

December 27, 2020

Playing with precaution at the Marina

Playing with precaution at the Marina

Kids wear masks while riding on the merry-go-round at Marina. Ever since the beach re-opened to the public, merry-go-rounds and horse rides are back here. And parents of most children are ensuring that the latter are wearing masks while taking […]

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