During his campaign at the Viralimalai constituency, Chief Minister Edappadi K Pazhaniswamy has requested the public people who gathered to take COVID vaccine at the primary health centres and suggested them to take it along with their family members. He influenced people to take the vaccine by saying that he himself got vaccinated along with his family members.
The state Tamil nadu has been reporting over 500 cases a day since March 5, with recoveries being on the lower side as against the earlier trend of outnumbering fresh infections. On Sunday too, the number was lesser with 547 people getting discharged, taking the cumulative number to 8,42,309. Currently, the number of active cases in the state stands at 4,870.
The number of new cases reported from Chennai are also on the rise, the capital reporting 294 cases, and one death on the day. After 261 people were discharged, the city had 1,979 active cases. Cases in neighbouring districts of Chennai are also increasing steadily. While Chengalpattu reported 63 cases, Kancheepuram reported 27 and Tiruvallur 42 new cases.
Amidst the situation, Chief minister Edappadi K Pazhaniswamy, during his campaign at Viralimalai, insisted people to get vaccinated. “To get the immunity to fight Covid 19 virus, I request my beloved people to get vaccinated” said Chief minister Edappadi K Pazhaniswamy.
“Get vaccinated along with your families in Primary health care and Government hospitals. Your minister got vaccinated with his family and I got vaccinated with my family as well. Life is important. To save your lives, state and central government are providing you free vaccines. So I ask public people to visit hospitals and get vaccinated with you family members” he added.
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