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Lockdown from 6 am tomorrow until May 24
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Lockdown from 6 am tomorrow until May 24

May 9, 2021

No area-to-area vehicle movement; only walking Mysore/Mysuru: The first lot to leave Mysuru ahead of tomorrow’s lockdown that will begin at 6 am till 6 am on May 24 was migrant workers from Bihar. More than 300 of them, accompanied by families and mask-wearing toddlers,  left for Danapur in Bihar in a one-way ‘Festival Special…

Staff shortage at District Hospital: Patients, doctors exchange barbs
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Staff shortage at District Hospital: Patients, doctors exchange barbs

May 9, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: As the number of Corona positive cases and deaths is increasing day by day in the district, patients and doctors are exchanging barbs with their complaints. The patients, who are being treated at District Covid Hospital, have complained of lack of care by doctors and non-availability of medicines. Countering this, doctors contended that they have…

Couldn’t get ventilator bed for my wife, says Mysuru DHO
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Couldn’t get ventilator bed for my wife, says Mysuru DHO

May 7, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: “My hands have become weak. I could not even arrange a bed with ventilator for my wife. Please complain to my higher officers and relieve me from my post. I am unable to handle pressure.” This is how District Health Officer (DHO) Dr. T. Amarnath poured out his woes when a caller sought a…

Home isolation patients to be strictly watched
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Home isolation patients to be strictly watched

May 7, 2021

Isolated patients spreading virus to family members, causing concern Mysore/Mysuru: With the recent spike in new cases in the second coming of the Coronavirus, health officials and the District Administration have been asked to ramp up monitoring of home isolation cases through a combination of remote (through telephone) and door-to-door outreach measures to prevent them…

Fighting COVID war with proper ammunition
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Fighting COVID war with proper ammunition

May 7, 2021

Two hospitals dedicated to Mysuru on a single day to combat Coronavirus   Princess Krishnajammanni Super-Speciality Hospital opens on KRS Road Mysore/Mysuru: At a time when distressing visuals and news articles about the plight of COVID-19 patients in the absence of oxygenated beds and ICU infrastructure in many Indian cities have been shaking our conscience since…

COVID-19 surge increases workload of Mukthidhama staff
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COVID-19 surge increases workload of Mukthidhama staff

May 7, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: As Mysuru is witnessing surge in COVID-19 cases with increased number of causalities every day, the staff members of Mukthidhama in Vijayanagar 4th Stage are facing increased workload than ever before. K.R. Hospital Medical Superintendent Dr. N. Nanjundaswamy said that the crematorium staff are now working under a lot of pressure. “Here, we cremate…

“We don’t want beds, just give us oxygen”
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“We don’t want beds, just give us oxygen”

May 6, 2021

Patients at K.R. Hospital avail treatment outside COVID Ward Mysore/Mysuru: Frantic calls for life-saving oxygen is becoming louder by the day as Mysuru grapples with a deepening COVID-19 crisis and dwindling medical supplies.  In fact, at the State-run K.R. Hospital where more than 600 Coronavirus patients are being treated, patients who are eager to be…

“First supply oxygen to Mysuru, then to other Districts”
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“First supply oxygen to Mysuru, then to other Districts”

May 6, 2021

Minister tells oxygen manufacturing plants, refilling units Mysore/Mysuru: All medical oxygen manufacturing plants and refilling units have been strictly told to meet the demand of Mysuru District first and then to address demand from other districts, said Co-operation and District in-Charge Minister S.T. Somashekar. Speaking at a meeting held at MCC premises here this morning to…

PM-CARES ventilators still lying unused in Mysuru
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PM-CARES ventilators still lying unused in Mysuru

May 6, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The fight against deadly COVID-19 is far from over and it has only intensified in Mysuru with the daily spike in cases. While a majority of cases being detected are asymptomatic and the patients opt for home isolation, the concern is medical care for those with severe symptoms. Most of the patients experiencing breathing…

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