Relatives waiting to buy Remtacivir medicine in Trichy.
Remdecivir is given to people suffering from corona infection and being treated in private hospitals in life-threatening conditions. The drug is being marketed in Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Salem and Trichy in Tamil Nadu.
The drug is marketed on the basis of documents, including a doctor’s prescription, brought by relatives or immediate caregivers of corona patients.
Drug sales began at 10 p.m. About 100 people were given medication yesterday, according to medical department sources.