Coronavirus: Former Puducherry minister Elumalai succumbs to COVID-19

First Published 12, Aug 2020, 5:58 PM

Elumalai succumbed to COVID-19 in centrally administered JIPMER in Puducherry on August 12
 

<p>A Elumalai, former local administration minister of Puducherry succumbed to coronavirus on Wednesday (August 12).</p>

A Elumalai, former local administration minister of Puducherry succumbed to coronavirus on Wednesday (August 12).

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The 53-year-old leader tested positive for the infection and was admitted to JIPMER in Puducherry on Tuesday.<br />
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The 53-year-old leader tested positive for the infection and was admitted to JIPMER in Puducherry on Tuesday.
 

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<p>He was local administration minister in the Congress ministry headed by the then chief minister N Rangasamy in 2001.</p>


 

He was local administration minister in the Congress ministry headed by the then chief minister N Rangasamy in 2001.

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<strong>Elumalai was also chairman of the Puducherry Agro Services and Industrial Corporation (PASIC) run by the territorial government.</strong></p>


Elumalai was also chairman of the Puducherry Agro Services and Industrial Corporation (PASIC) run by the territorial government.

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<p>As of Tuesday, the number of active COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu is 52,810.<br />
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As of Tuesday, the number of active COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu is 52,810.
 

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Till date, 1,86,156 males, 1,22,464 females and 29 transgenders have tested positive for the virus in the state.&nbsp;</p>


Till date, 1,86,156 males, 1,22,464 females and 29 transgenders have tested positive for the virus in the state. 

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