One month special pay for medical staff: TN CM

Lauding the tireless services of doctors, nurses and others in attending to the patients suffering from Coronavirus, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Tuesday announced one month special pay for them. Announcing this in the Assembly, Palaniswami said the doctors, nurses and other professional staff are working with dedication day and night without fearing for their lives.

1,716 Chinese medical staff infected with coronavirus

Chinese health authorities on Friday said that 1,716 medical staff had been infected with the novel coronavirus, accounting for 3.8 per cent of the overall confirmed cases in the country. Among them, six people had died from the virus, accounting for 0.4 per cent of the country’s total deaths which stood at 1,380 on Friday, Xinhua news agency quoted the National Health Commission as saying.