COVID-19

Nagamangala and Malavalli declared as Containment Zones
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Nagamangala and Malavalli declared as Containment Zones

April 6, 2020

Mandya: With five Moulvis, who visited Nagamangala and Malavalli in the district after returning from Delhi’s Nizamuddin Tablighi Jamaat testing positive for COVID-19, the Mandya District Administration has declared the two taluks as Containment Zones (Red Alert Zones). The Moulvis are said to have toured Nagamangala and Malavalli taluks for religious campaign after returning from…

Mysuru Railway Division works overtime to convert coaches into Isolation Wards
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Mysuru Railway Division works overtime to convert coaches into Isolation Wards

April 6, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Engineers, technicians, workers and supervisors of South Western Railway (SWR), Mysuru Division, are working overtime to convert train coaches into Isolation Wards, providing an ingenuous, clean, sanitised and hygienic surroundings for COVID-19 patients to comfortably recover.  A team of 60 to 75 persons are working in two shifts every day to convert coaches into…

CFTRI provides two PCR equipment to hasten COVID-19 testing
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CFTRI provides two PCR equipment to hasten COVID-19 testing

April 6, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The Mysuru-based CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) is joining hands with the District Administration in combating the spread of COVID-19 by making available equipment needed for testing of samples.   COVID-19 infection is at present detected by a very sophisticated and precise technique called Real Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) method which requires extraction…

Jubilant Generics not to open until Corona enquiry is completed: Nanjangud MLA
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Jubilant Generics not to open until Corona enquiry is completed: Nanjangud MLA

April 6, 2020

Nanjangud: Even as Nanjangud’s Jubilant Generics COVID-19 cluster cases have become a cause of grave concern in Mysuru district, Nanjangud MLA B. Harshavardhan said that the Pharmaceutical Unit will not be allowed to re-open until full contact-tracing and enquiry into the origin of the infection is completed. Speaking to presspersons here yesterday, Harshavardhan said that the…

Revision classes for SSLC students before exam: Minister
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Revision classes for SSLC students before exam: Minister

April 6, 2020

Chamarajanagar:  With the SSLC exam that was scheduled to commence from Mar.27 postponed due to COVID-19 lockdown, Primary and Secondary Education Minister S. Suresh Kumar said that a week-long revision classes will be held for students ahead of the exam. Speaking to presspersons after visiting Punajanur Check Post on Karnataka-Tamil Nadu border on Sunday, Suresh…

‘Boby Heli Taxi’ to ferry patients from Kerala to Mangaluru
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‘Boby Heli Taxi’ to ferry patients from Kerala to Mangaluru

April 6, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The 812-km run Unique World Record title holder Dr. Boby Chemmanur of Chemmanur Jewellers has donated one helicopter free of cost to the Government to transport COVID-19 patients from Kerala to Karnataka.  A communication sent to Kerala Chief Minister says that ‘Boby Heli Taxi’ will ferry patients from Kasargod in Kerala to Mangaluru in…

650 persons under Home Quarantine in Hunsur
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650 persons under Home Quarantine in Hunsur

April 6, 2020

Hunsur: With the Taluk Administration taking all measures to stop the spread of COVID-19, Taluk Health Officer Dr. Keerthikumar said that 650 persons are under Home Quarantine in Hunsur, including 14 from Nanjangud, out of which three are employees of Nanjangud’s Jubilant Generics. Pointing out that 350 employees of the Health Department, 218 ASHA workers,…

Lead, kindly Light…
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Lead, kindly Light…

April 6, 2020

A lady lighting the earthen lamps at her house in Mysuru last night expressing her support to the call given by PM Narendra Modi to switch off lights for 9 minutes from 9 pm onwards and light lamps or candles or to flash the mobile phone torch. Buddhisht Monks at Bylakuppe Tibetan Settlement show their…

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