tribal settlements

Three more residents of Udumalpet tribal settlements test positive

Tiruppur The Health Department on Friday confirmed three more COVID-19 cases in the 17 tribal settlements in the Anamalai Tiger Reserve (ATR) at Udumalpet in Tiruppur district, days after these settlements reported its first positive case. Health officials told The Hindu that a 55-year-old man and 45-year-old woman from Mavadappu settlement and a 40-year-old woman …

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Second wave reaches a few tribal settlements in Tamil Nadu’s western region

Though Chinnampathy was among 100-odd areas that remained free from infection in first wave, the situation has changed towards June-end Chinnampathy, an Irula settlement in the Madukkarai forest range in Coimbatore district, was among the 100-odd tribal settlements in the western region that largely remained insulated from the COVID-19 infection in the first wave of …

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