Chennai hospital performs Asia’s 1st lung transplant on Covid positive male patient

Chennai: Severely damaged lungs of a 48-year-old Coronavirus positive male patient were successfully replaced by doctors at a Chennai hospital who carried out a critical bilateral lung transplant, the private hospital said. This is Asia’s first known lung transplant on a Covid-19 positive patient and the second lung transplant in the hospital since the lockdown […]

Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit (File Photo)

TN Governor Banwarilal Purohit tests Covid positive, advised home quarantine

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Sunday tested positive for coronavirus and has been advised home quarantine, the Kauvery Hospital here said. Purohit had gone to the hospital in the morning for a check. In a statement issued here, Kauvery Hospital said: “He is asymptomatic and clinically stable. He underwent further tests and assessement at […]