COVID-19

PM, CMs to get vaccinated in second round
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PM, CMs to get vaccinated in second round

January 21, 2021

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Ministers of all the States and Union Territories are likely to get vaccinated against COVID-19 in the second round, according to sources. With this, Modi wants to silence the voices of a few Congress leaders who had doubted safety and efficacy of the vaccines and had challenged…

COVID isolation train coaches to be modified to haul freight traffic
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COVID isolation train coaches to be modified to haul freight traffic

January 21, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Over 128 isolation coaches which the South Western Railway (SWR) readied to treat COVID-19 patients soon after the contagion struck would be modified as New Modified Goods (NMG) rakes to transport freight. The coaches were lying idle till now at eight stations across the Mysuru Division — Mysuru, Shivamogga, Hassan, Arasikere, Nanjangud, Birur, and…

Vaccination drive: Kodagu highest, Dakshina Kannada clocks lowest percentage
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Vaccination drive: Kodagu highest, Dakshina Kannada clocks lowest percentage

January 17, 2021

Tepid response in Mysuru district on inaugural day Mysuru/Bengaluru: While the hilly district of Kodagu registered the highest vaccination percentage of 84 per cent, Dakshina Kannada has clocked the lowest percentage of 34 per cent on the first day of nationwide vaccine drive launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday. As against 21,658 persons…

Bio-medical waste management gets priority in ongoing vaccination drive
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Bio-medical waste management gets priority in ongoing vaccination drive

January 17, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Utmost care has been taken for the safe disposal of bio-medical waste collected at all Taluk Hospitals and Health and Wellness Centres during COVID-19 vaccination drive which commenced yesterday. Every vaccination booth has been provided with four coloured plastic bins for disposing bio-medical waste as per specifications given by the Union Health Ministry. Every…

Vaccination Drive: Countdown begins
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Vaccination Drive: Countdown begins

January 15, 2021

20,500 Covishield vials arrive in city on Jan. 13 night Mysore/Mysuru: India is all set to write a new script in the history with Prime Minister Narendra Modi launching a nationwide vaccination drive online tomorrow for the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic which snuffed out lakhs of lives besides ruining the economy of all countries in the…

Packed with a prayer
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Packed with a prayer

January 15, 2021

Sarve Santu Niramayah Mysore/Mysuru: The first consignment of Covishield vaccine that came to Mysuru in temperature-controlled trucks from Pune-based Serum Institute of India sported a Sanskrit shloka ‘Sarve Santu Niramayah’. The sticker was pasted on the boxes of the vaccine on the top right corner. Each box contains 50 vials of the vaccine and six…

DC gives conditional permission to use election thermal scanners at schools
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DC gives conditional permission to use election thermal scanners at schools

January 13, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: With Gram Panchayat elections over, Deputy Commissioner (DC) Rohini Sindhuri has given conditional permission for dispatch of thermal scanners provided by the Election Commission for Gram Panchayat polls, to Government Schools across the district. With the Government giving nod for re-opening of schools after a 10-month break following the outbreak of the deadly COVID-19…

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