COVID-infected DMK MP Kanimozhi casts vote wearing PPE kit (Pics)

Last Updated: Tuesday, 6 April 2021 (23:06 IST)
Chennai: DMK Lok Sabha MP Kanimozhi, who was undergoing treatment at a hospital after testing positive for COVID, on Tuesday evening cast her ballot by wearing the Personal Protective Equipment kit in the polling held to elect the 16th Assembly.

A number of corona infected patients also voted during the last one hour from 1800 hrs to 1900 hrs across the State.
 
M. Kanimozhi, who is also the DMK’s women’s wing secretary, came in an ambulance from the hospital and voted with the on.
 
She had tested positive for the virus on April 3.


 
Ahead of the arrival of people infected with the corona, all personnel on duty in polling stations donned the PPE kits and facilitated their voting.
 
The premises were sanitised later.
 
The last hour of polling was earmarked for corona-infected voters or those suspected to be infected by the virus. (UNI)