On a day the State saw nine confirmed cases of COVID-19, the government scaled up efforts to battle the pandemic with Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami announcing that the first exclusive government hospital for the SARS-CoV-2 patients in Tamil Nadu at Block B of Government Medical College Hospital at Omandurar will have 500 beds, instead of the planned 350.
About 15,000 beds have been readied for handling people with symptoms of COVID-19, he added.
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March 28, 2020