Tag: Coronavirus scare

Banks to provide only essential services
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Banks to provide only essential services

March 23, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Banks which opened today with limited staff is providing only essential services and customers seeking non-essential services have been asked to use internet banking and respective bank’s mobile application (app). Canara Bank, Tilaknagar Branch, has asked its customers to postpone their visit to bank for less important works such as updation of passbook, balance…

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…

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…

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…

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…

COVID-19 pandemic: Passing plight of Tongawallahs in Mysuru
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COVID-19 pandemic: Passing plight of Tongawallahs in Mysuru

March 21, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The deadly Coronavirus, which has brought the whole world to a somewhat grinding halt, has affected people from all strata of society, be it the rich or the poor. Nowadays, the new term for this virus disease is “Passport holders’ disease” since more cases are reported among those with a history of recent flight…

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