Tag: Coronavirus scare

MCC sprays disinfectants in wards
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MCC sprays disinfectants in wards

March 26, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Even as the Government is battling to stop the spread of COVID-19, the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) has launched spraying of disinfectants (Fumigation) in all 65 wards. Speaking to SOM, MCC Commissioner Gurudatta Hegde said that spraying of disinfectants (Sodium Hypo Chloride) has begun from Wednesday. Pointing out that four vehicles have been drawn…

Udupi man kills self fearing he had contracted Coronavirus
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Udupi man kills self fearing he had contracted Coronavirus

March 26, 2020

His suicide note asks family to get tested Udupi: A 56-year-old man in Udupi allegedly committed suicide yesterday fearing that he had contracted the deadly COVID-19. Found hanging near a tree outside his house, the man had left behind a suicide note to his family which stated that he had contracted Coronavirus, and thus his…

Lathi-wielding Cops patrol Mysuru
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Lathi-wielding Cops patrol Mysuru

March 24, 2020

Echo of Corona Lockdown in Karnataka till March 31 Mysuru/Mysore: The entire city of Mysuru wore a completely deserted look today on the second day of the lockdown announced by the State Government to stop the spread of the deadly COVID-19. The State Government on Sunday night had announced lockdown in nine COVID-19 affected districts, including…

MCC locks meat stall for selling meat by defying order
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MCC locks meat stall for selling meat by defying order

March 24, 2020

Meat, weighing machines seized; Meat sold at Rs. 800 per kg at city outskirts Mysuru/Mysore: Officials of Mysuru City Corporation (MCC), led by the Health Officer, on Sunday conducted raid on a meat shop that was open despite closure orders and seized the meat and weighing machine besides locking it. Following Coronavirus scare, the District…

St. Philomena’s College prepares sanitiser for staff, students
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St. Philomena’s College prepares sanitiser for staff, students

March 24, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore: In the wake of a huge shortage of hand sanitisers amid rising fears of COVID-19 community transmission in city, St. Philomena’s College in city has manufactured hand sanitiser in its own laboratories and has distributed the same to its staff and students for free. The Departments of Chemistry and Bio-Chemistry of the College, in…

Labourers screened at Hunsur border
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Labourers screened at Hunsur border

March 24, 2020

Hunsur: With hundreds of labourers travelling in jeeps and other vehicles from Hanagodu region in Hunsur for work in Coffee estates in Kodagu and neighbouring Kerala, Hunsur Taluk Administration has taken measures to screen all of them for COVID-19.  On the first day of the Lockdown yesterday, Dr. Girish of Doddahejjur Primary Health Centre near…

Jail for lockdown violators: DC
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Jail for lockdown violators: DC

March 23, 2020

Second positive case reported in Mysuru; India’s tally jumps to 422, death toll at 7 MAJOR DECISIONS TO CURB COVID-19 150-bed District Hospital on KRS Road (Metagalli) will be converted into Emergency Virus Hospital All positive persons will be shifted to the District Hospital from K.R. Hospital Mysuru District Administration to take over B.M. Hospital…

People not taking Coronavirus lockdown seriously, rues PM
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People not taking Coronavirus lockdown seriously, rues PM

March 23, 2020

80 districts across the country fully shut New Delhi: A day after India observed 14-hour-long Janata Curfew, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to point out that people are still not taking the lockdown seriously. Several videos have emerged of people taking out rallies and crowding streets during the curfew on Sunday. “Many people…

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