COVID-19

Contract Health Workers to go on indefinite stir from Sept.24
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Contract Health Workers to go on indefinite stir from Sept.24

September 22, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: After Government doctors’ silent protest, now contract and outsourced workers belonging to Departments of Health, Medical Education and National Health Mission have decided to go on indefinite strike from Sept. 24. They have urged the State Government to fulfill their charter of demands which included equal work-equal pay, job security and insurance coverage. Addressing…

Hotel booking in city begins to look up
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Hotel booking in city begins to look up

September 22, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The hospitality sector of the city which had hit rockbottom following COVID-19 induced nationwide lockdown in March, has begun to look up, with the sector slowly hitting the comeback trail. Subsequent to the phased lockdown relaxations, life in the city is slowing limping back to normalcy and so also is the hospitality sector, which…

Special Committee to study long-term effects of COVID-19: Dr. K. Sudhakar
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Special Committee to study long-term effects of COVID-19: Dr. K. Sudhakar

September 21, 2020

Bengaluru: The Karnataka Government has decided to constitute a Special Technical Committee to study the long-term effects of COVID-19 by monitoring the health of those who have recovered from the infection after contracting the virus. The move comes in the backdrop of an increasing number of reports of people, who were discharged after successfully battling…

Former MP launches Arogya Hasta at K.R. Constituency
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Former MP launches Arogya Hasta at K.R. Constituency

September 21, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Former Chamarajanagar MP R. Dhruvanarayan launched ‘Arogya Hasta,’ a unique medical outreach programme at Madhuvana Layout, near Srikantha School on M.G. Road, coming under Krishnaraja (KR) Constituency this morning. The ‘Arogya Hasta’ team, which visited the houses, conducted thermal screening and also checked the pulse rate of the residents using Oximeter. If anyone is…

Egg prices head north in city
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Egg prices head north in city

September 20, 2020

Doctors’ advice to eat eggs to boost immunity, supply shortage contribute to price increase Mysore/Mysuru: Doctors’ advice to eat eggs daily to boost immunity to fight COVID-19 and shortage of supply as many birds were culled in the past following bird flu scare have shot up egg prices in Mysuru. Each egg is sold at…

Ayush Dept. opens COVID Care Centre at KSOU premises
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Ayush Dept. opens COVID Care Centre at KSOU premises

September 20, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Following increase in Corona Positive cases in Mysuru, Department of Ayush has started Covid Care Centre (CCC) in the premises of Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) in city.  MLA L. Nagendra inaugurated the CCC yesterday and inspected facilities.  Speaking on the occasion, he said this was the first CCC established by Ayush Department in…

Karnataka signs MoU with Gujarat companies for oxygen supply
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Karnataka signs MoU with Gujarat companies for oxygen supply

September 20, 2020

Bengaluru: In the wake of reports of shortage of oxygen, the State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Gujarat-based companies for the supply of oxygen, said Medical Education Minister Dr. K. Sudhakar. Talking to reporters here yesterday, he claimed there is no shortage of oxygen. But as a precaution, the Karnataka…

City BJP felicitates photojournalists, videographers for COVID fight
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City BJP felicitates photojournalists, videographers for COVID fight

September 20, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: As part of its initiative of honouring Corona Warriors who are at the frontline in the battle against the deadly pandemic, the City BJP felicitated over 35 photojournalists and videographers at a programme organised at Vidyashankara Kalyana Mantapa near Gun House Circle here yesterday. Speaking on the occasion, District Minister S.T. Somashekar, who holds…

97 People died on board Shramik Special Trains
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97 People died on board Shramik Special Trains

September 20, 2020

Government tells Parliament in first such admission New Delhi: The Government has informed the Rajya Sabha that 97 people died on board the Shramik Specials, admitting for the first time that migrant labourers lost their lives in the trains which were run to ferry them during the COVID-19 lockdown. In a written answer to a…

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