ADMK MLA Manickam who represents Shozhavandhan constituency from Madurai district was tested positive for COVID. He is said to be admitted in a private hospital in Madurai for treatment. Another ADMK MLA Paremeswari Murugan from Mannachanalur constituency was also infected by coronavirus and is admitted in a private hospital in Trichy.
Palani constituency DMK MLA IP Senthilkumar was confirmed to have corona infection. IP Senthilkumar represents Dindigul East District Palani Assembly constituency. Reports said that while he was actively involved in COVID relief work on behalf of his party, he developed high fever for the past 2 days. It was said that Senthilkumar opted for self-quarantine after developing covid symptoms.
According to media reports he was admitted to a private hospital in Madurai, for further treatment.
India, the third-worst COVID-hit country globally, recorded a single-day spike of 64,399 coronavirus cases, pushing its total tally to 21,53,011.