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By Shilpa | Apr 28, 2020 09:41 PM

An incident of 11 persons from a street in Mylapore in Chennai having contracted the coronavirus has led to panic. The said people are said to have caught the infection from a medical practitioner who works for a private hospital in Taramani. The woman is said to be a resident of Meenambalpuram in Mylapore. The infected people including the woman are recuperating at Omanandur Government Hospital. The infected include a mix of children and adults. 

11 Residents of the same street in Mylapore test positive

This had led to panicked people from the street asking for preventive measures to be taken. As of today, 121 more people have contracted the coronavirus infection in Tamil Nadu. Of these, 103 belong to Chennai. The total number of corona infected in Tamil Nadu stands at 2058. One more death was announced due to corona today. 

Meanwhile, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said that work from home for the IT companies will be extended till July 31, adding that 85 per cent work of the IT is being done from home. Earlier, the work from home was scheduled to end on April 30.

On Tuesday, the Union Minister held a meeting with IT ministers from all states in which he communicated the decision.

Speaking to media persons via video conference, Prasad said that Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi has requested to develop an app where the best strategies of all states to contain the pandemic will be shared.

"We have accepted this suggestion. I have asked the National E-Governance Division (NEGD) & National Informatics Centre (NIC) to prepare an app. Both NEGD and NIC have agreed to develop an app in three days," said Prasad.


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