(NIS) here and Chengalpattu district administration are all
set to revive the Siddha COVID-19 Care Centre at the
institute from Friday to treat mild and moderately infected
The hospital authorities have readied 100 beds at
the CCC on the sprawling campus at Tambaram Sanatorium.
"Special Siddha treatment with standard allopathic
care will be provided to the mild and moderate COVID-19
patients," NIS director Prof.Dr R Meenakumari said on
She said that it has been noticed that certain
patients who test positive progress to severe stage within
three or four days.
"Its aimed at reducing the condition of patients
turning into severe illness," the Director added.
On Thursday a team of officials including
Chengalpattu district collector A John Louis and Dr
Meenakumari, inspected the CCC at the NIS.
Patients will be advised to follow a regular
routine starting with Siddhar yogam daily morning at 6.30 am
followed by Siddha regimen based on presenting complaints.PTI