Sanitize. Keep Your Mask Up.

Maintain Social Distance.

Home Is Safe. Let Us Combat Corona.

Coronavirus or COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused due to the virus that primarily spreads through droplets of saliva or particles expelled through the nostrils when an infected person coughs or sneezes. This virus can cause mild to moderate respiratory issues in generally healthy people but can pose a severe threat to older adults, children, diabetics, cardiovascular, cancer patients and people with comorbidities.

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Vaccination
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Sample Collection
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Covid
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Covid Care
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Tiruvannamalai District Administration

Covid Care Tiruvannamalai portal brings you all the information with regards to Covid Testing Centers, Hospitals treating Covid patients and also the details of vaccination Centers. We urge the public to maintain social distancing, ensure frequent washing of hands, wear the mask and to avoid unnecessary travel or stepping out of your houses.

Remember, it is a collective responsibility of one and all for emerging victorious and defeat the pandemic.

Do visit this portal daily for latest updates

--District Collector, Tiruvannamalai, Tiruvannamalai District Administration

Coronavirus Hospitals and Covid Care Centers In Tiruvannamalai District

The Tiruvannamalai District Administration has made all necessary arrangements to meet medical emergencies of all kinds that might arise in these pandemic days. Working 24X7, patients in these hospitals and Covid care Centers are monitored by the exceptionally qualified dedicated doctors, well-trained medical staff and are equipped with advanced medical equipment for treating severe Covid symptoms.

The availability of the beds is updated on this portal daily.

Call: +91-8870700800 for more Information.

Home Isolation Guidelines:

    • Stay in a well-ventilated single room for 14 days.
    • Wash your hands frequently with soap and water.
    • Use alcohol-based hand sanitizer after touching the surface.
    • Clean surfaces with disinfectant wipes.
    • Always wear a face mask.
    • Maintain at least 1m distance from co-inhabitants.
    • Maintain proper hygiene.
    • Stay away from elderly people, pregnant women and children.
    • Do not share household items like clothes, food, utensils, etc.
    • Do not allow visitors at home.
    • Keep checking oxygen saturation for every 6 hours and body temperature.
    • If you find oxygen levels going below 95, seek medical help immediately.

Coronavirus Vaccination

The Government of India has opened registration for the third phase of vaccination drive from April 28. All Indian citizens above the age of 18 are eligible for the vaccine from May 1, 2021, after registering their details on Co-Win portal or Arogya Setu App or Umang App.
Here are your guidelines for registration:
    • Register your mobile number on the Co-WIN website, or through the Aarogyasetu app or Umang app
    • Enter personal details including name, age, upload identification documents like Pan Card or Aadhaar Card
    • Select nearby vaccination centre based on location and schedule the appointment
    • Download the appointment confirmation and print a copy for reference
    • Carry all required documents of personal ID, vaccine registration confirmation on the Co-WIN website to the medical centre and get the first shot
    • Take your second dose after 6 to 8 weeks and complete total vaccination process.

Vaccine Dos and Don'ts

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Coronavirus All You Need To Know Information

Coronavirus or COVID-19 is a super contagious respiratory infection caused by a new coronavirus called SARS-CoV-2. The virus that is believed to have emerged out of Wuhan, in China in December 2019 soon developed into a pandemic bringing all activities across the world to a standstill. WHO declared Coronavirus as a pandemic on March 11, 2020 following which lockdowns were imposed across many countries in the world including India for containing the virus.

Nevertheless, the virus has so far claimed millions of lives and is unfortunately spreading around the world in various mutations.

Coronavirus Prevention

Standard recommendations to prevent infection spread include regular hand washing, covering mouth and nose when coughing and sneezing, thoroughly cooking meat and eggs. Avoid close contact with anyone showing symptoms of respiratory illness such as coughing and sneezing.

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Tamil Nadu's War Against Corona

If we unite we can fight against COVID-19. Steps you can take to protect yourself from corona

    • Wash your hands thoroughly for 20 seconds
    • Do not touch your face
    • Wear a mask
    • Avoid community meetings
    • Rub your hand with an alcohol-based cleanser
    • Avoid shaking hands to protect yourself and others

How to Wash your Hands

Doctors highly recommend frequent handwashing and it is one of the simplest ways to protect you and your family from the virus. Always use alcohol-based soaps, hand wash for cleaning hands. Do it for at least 20 seconds and wash with water. Keep a hand sanitizer within reach, always.

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What Are The Symptoms Of Coronavirus?

The signs and symptoms of coronavirus at the initial stages mimic flu with fever, sore throat and cold. If the symptoms persist for more than 24 hours, along with severe fatigue, loss of smell or taste, difficulty breathing call your doctor immediately.

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Dry Cough
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Cold / Fever
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Difficult Breathing
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Sore Throat
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Headache

Most Common Symptoms

Fever
Dry Cough
Fatigue
Loss of taste or smell
Nasal congestion
Conjunctivitis
(also known as red eyes)
Sore throat
Headache
Muscle or joint pain
Different types of skin rash
Nausea or vomiting
Diarrhea
Chills or dizziness
Irritability
Confusion
Reduced consciousness
Anxiety
Depression
Sleep disorders

Less Common Symptoms

(Seek Emergency Medical Assistance)

More severe and rare neurological complications such as strokes, brain inflammation, delirium and nerve damage.

Severe Symptoms

That Might Require Emergency Medical Care & Hospitalization
Shortness of breath
Loss of appetite
Confusion
Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
High temperature (above 100.5 °F)
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Tamil Nadu Lockdown Norms

The Government of Tamil Nadu has announced night curfew and Sunday full lockdown from April 20. Here is the list what’s permitted and what’s not.

Services Allowed During full lockdown on Sundays
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Emergency Medical Services

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Autos/taxis and private transport bound for railway
stations and airports Milk distribution

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Milk distribution

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Daily newspaper distribution

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Hospitals

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Pharmacies

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Ambulance services

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Funeral Hearse Vans

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Freight vehicles

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Vehicles transporting petrol, diesel

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Petrol and diesel bunks

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Continuous process industries

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Industries producing essentials

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Restaurants (only parcel service) (From 6 am 10 am, from 12 pm 3 pm, from 6 pm 9 pm)

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Marriage (not more than 100 members)

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Funerals (not more than 50 members)

The following are not allowed and remain closed during the full lockdown on Sundays:
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Meat, vegetable shops and other shops

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Cinema theatres

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Shopping malls

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Night Curfew

Non-Available Services
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Private and Public transport

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Auto, Taxis

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Private vehicles

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Intra-state and Inter-state public transport

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Allowed Services
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Emergency Medical Services

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Autos/taxis and private transport bound for railway stations and airports

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Milk distribution

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Daily newspaper distribution

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Hospitals

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Pharmacies

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Ambulance services

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Funeral Hearse Vans

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Freight vehicles

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Vehicles transporting petrol, diesel

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Petrol and diesel bunks

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Continuous process industries

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Industries producing essentials

District Covid-19 Helpline

The District Covid-19 Helpline that functions 24X7, provides all necessary information regarding Covid-19:

Call: 04175-1077, 04175-233344, 04175-233345

For Immediate Assistance

Services Offered

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Emergency Medical Assistance

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Covid Testing Centers – Guidance And Support For
Giving Samples, Updation Of Reports

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Covid Care Centers And Hospitals

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Contact Tracing

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Support For The Patients And Families Under Home Isolation

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Details Of Containment Zones, Cluste

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General Information About Covid-19

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Info About Preventive Measures

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are the answers to many questions such as whether the COVID-19 vaccine is safe, how effective it is, whether it has adverse effects, whether victims can recover from the vaccine, and how to register for the vaccine.

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People of all age groups of are at the risk of this contagious virus. However, people above the age of 60 years, suffering from chronic conditions like high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, obesity, asthma, other respiratory issues and comorbidities are quite prone to this infection.

However, this virus can attack completely healthy individuals as well. If not treated on time, can turn fatal.

The data available with regards to recovering from coronavirus is encouraging. It indicates that 80% of the patients can recover in home isolation by taking medicines, maintaining hygiene, checking oxygen saturation regularly and by eating healthy within 2 weeks.

The WHO states that 15% become seriously ill, requiring oxygen support while rest 5% face highly critical complications, need intensive care.

Severe complications of coronavirus include may include respiratory failure, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), sepsis and septic shock, thromboembolism, and/or multiorgan failure, including injury of the heart, liver or kidneys.

As mentioned earlier, people of all age groups can get affected by coronavirus. WHO strongly recommends necessary preventive measures like good hand and respiratory hygiene for children, youngsters for avoiding the infection

Anyone with the onset of corona symptoms should get tested immediately. If you have had come up in close contact with someone already infected, contact your local healthcare provider for assistance.

The testing is done by collecting the throat or nasal swab of the patient and then running the sample under RT-PCR.

RT-PCR test uses Real-Time Reverse Transcriptase (RT)-PCR Diagnostic Panels for detecting the presence of viral RNA. This very accurate test is done by testing swab sample for reagents and for identifying the presence of virus. It can be done even before the onset of severe symptoms.

The results will be revealed to the patient or the attending family members within 24 hours of giving the test sample.

India has started vaccinating its citizens from January 2021 and millions including frontline workers, all those above aged 45 were immunized in the last few months. In view of the second wave, inoculation will be open for all citizens from 18 years old.

There are currently three vaccines available in India – Covishield, Covaxin and Sputnik V. All these vaccines underwent multiple trials and are proven for their high efficacy rate in fighting deadly virus.

The common side effects after getting a jab include pain at the site of injection, little rash, mild fever and fatigue.

If the test turns positive, the patient should follow all Covid-19 protocols including self-isolation, taking recommended medications on time, eating healthy and intake of vitamin supplements, checking vitals including oxygen saturation regularly.

At present people above 45 are eligible for vaccines. However, it will be soon open for all citizens above 18 years.

Yes. Registration is mandatory. Once you register your name, the time and place of vaccination centre will be shared with you.

Though it is not mandatory, getting vaccinated is highly recommended by the doctors for preventing and building immunity against the novel coronavirus.

Yes. Both doses are compulsory with a window of 6 to 8 weeks. Do not miss the second dose.

No. Like in case of any other vaccine, some mild side effects are reported. Low grade fever, body aches, headache are common. However, if you feel difficulty breathing, confusion and delirium and other major symptoms seek medical help immediately.

Children below the age of 18 years, individuals with a history of severe allergies, pregnant and breast-feeding women cannot be vaccinated. If you any pre-existing health condition, talk to your doctor before getting jabbed.

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District Toll Free Number

04175-1077

04175-233344

04175-233345

+91-8870700800

Important Links For Information
For further details please contact

District Collector

Tiruvannamalai

Copyright @ 2021 District Administration, Tiruvannamalai