COVID-19

Mysuru, Kodagu lockdown till Mar. 31
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Mysuru, Kodagu lockdown till Mar. 31

March 23, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Karnataka Government on Sunday announced a lockdown in nine districts, where COVID-19 cases have been reported. Bengaluru Urban, Bengaluru Rural, Dakshina Kannada, Mysuru, Kalaburagi, Dharwad, Chikkaballapura, Kodagu and Belagavi will be shut down till Mar. 31. Consequent to the Government order to promote social distancing and isolation measures to combat COVID-19, restrictions will be…

Warmer climates will slow Coronavirus spread, but won’t stop it: New study
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Warmer climates will slow Coronavirus spread, but won’t stop it: New study

March 23, 2020

New Delhi: Communities living in relatively warmer areas may have a “comparative advantage” to others in slowing the transmission of Coronavirus, an analysis by scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) indicates. A report maintains that the MIT researchers — Qasim Bukhari and Yusuf Jameel — found most Coronavirus transmissions to have occurred in…

Aam Janata skip celebrations, prayers
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Aam Janata skip celebrations, prayers

March 23, 2020

Amidst ‘Janata Curfew’ that highlighted the importance of maintaining social distancing yesterday, two souls came together as the couple entered into wedlock at a choultry in city with countable relatives as can be seen in the picture. The historical St. Philomena’s Church, which is thronged by n-number of devotees and tourists on a regular basis,…

One person tests positive for COVID-19 in Mysuru
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One person tests positive for COVID-19 in Mysuru

March 21, 2020

Patient came from Dubai to Bengaluru via Goa, took a taxi to Mysuru Mysore/Mysuru: One person has tested positive for COVID-19 today, announced Mysuru Deputy Commissioner Abhiram G. Sankar. In a hurriedly called press conference at his office this evening, the DC said that the person tested positive hailed from Mysuru and had come from…

Janata Curfew tomorrow
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Janata Curfew tomorrow

March 21, 2020

City set for near-complete lockdown; no shops, no trains, no taxis, no autos, no buses, no hotels Mysore/Mysuru: Most private establishments and public services, except for hospitals (only emergencies there too) and medical shops will be shut across Mysuru and the rest of Karnataka tomorrow.  The closure of services will be part of Prime Minister…

Provide COVID-19 cover in health insurance policies: IRDAI
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Provide COVID-19 cover in health insurance policies: IRDAI

March 21, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: COVID-19 has taken the world by storm. What began in China’s Wuhan has now cast its shadow in more than 100 countries, including India. While several advisories are floating around on prevention, will your health insurance cover it if you indeed happen to get infected? For now, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of…

Close State borders: MP Pratap Simha
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Close State borders: MP Pratap Simha

March 21, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Mysuru-Kodagu MP Pratap Simha has called for closing down of State borders to tackle the Coronavirus outbreak. Speaking to press persons at Patrakarthara Bhavan this morning, Pratap Simha said, “Himachal Pradesh has banned entry of all into the State and closed down borders. I would like to request our Chief Minister that State Government…

No postponement of PUC and SSLC exams: Minister
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No postponement of PUC and SSLC exams: Minister

March 21, 2020

Bengaluru: Despite the partial lockdown announced by the State Government in view of the Coronavirus scare, Primary and Secondary Education Minister S. Suresh Kumar has asserted that there would be no postponement of II PUC and SSLC exams. In a clarification issued here yesterday following rumours that the ongoing Second PUC exams will be postponed,…

Clean business: City’s sanitiser company ramps up production
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Clean business: City’s sanitiser company ramps up production

March 21, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Unprecedented demand for hand sanitisers to keep oneself safe from COVID-19 has resulted in Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) firms raising the supply of personal care and hygiene brands. They are doubling down marketing efforts amid a surge in demand for products spurred by the rise in the number of positive COVID-19 cases detected in…

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