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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…

Digestive symptoms prominent among patients
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Digestive symptoms prominent among patients

March 21, 2020

Beijing: Amid the rapid spread of Coronavirus cases around the globe, researchers have found that diarrhoea was a prominent symptom among up to half of patients with COVID-19 during the outbreak in Wuhan, China. The study has been published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology and was conducted by the researchers from the Wuhan Medical…

201 persons under surveillance in District
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201 persons under surveillance in District

March 21, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: With the Corona pandemic extending its wings across the country with each passing day, the Mysuru District administration has stepped up measures to contain the deadly virus. The District Surveillance Cell of the Health and Family Welfare Department has pu 201 persons in city under surveillance, out of which 132, including 13 foreigners, are…

COVID-19 pandemic: Keep close watch on home quarantined persons: DC
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COVID-19 pandemic: Keep close watch on home quarantined persons: DC

March 21, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Stepping up  measures for prevention of the spread of Coronavirus, Mysuru Deputy Commissioner (DC) Abhiram G. Sankar has asked officials to keep a watch on the movements of home-quarantined persons. In a directive issued on Friday, Abhiram G. Sankar said that officials from MCC, Revenue and other Departments should ensure that persons under home-quarantine…

A testing time for all…
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A testing time for all…

March 21, 2020

Finally, our Prime Minister spoke. And it was a damp squib. It left us wanting, wanting something more.  Ever since the 8 pm address of November 8, 2016, the night of demonetisation, any address by the PM at 8 pm makes people anxious. As the March 19, 2020, address was announced, some people went out…

Modi calls for determination, patience and a ‘Janata Curfew’
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Modi calls for determination, patience and a ‘Janata Curfew’

March 20, 2020

New Delhi: Apart from the people’s curfew on Mar. 22, there were nine calls to action in the Prime Minister’s address including the formation of a COVID-19 Task Force under Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.  Addressing the nation yesterday at 8 pm that was telecast live on televisions, Modi urged Indians across the country to face…

Authorities announce tips on how to stay healthy during summer
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Authorities announce tips on how to stay healthy during summer

March 20, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore:  With summer season having  set in, the district authorities have announced several tips for the people to stay healthy during the hot season, as there are chances of reduced digestive power among children and the aged. The people are advised to  consume glucose-rich drinks to ensure that their body retains the desired level of…

Social Distancing best to combat COVID-19
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Social Distancing best to combat COVID-19

March 19, 2020

District Administration battle-ready; DC seeks public cooperation to curb virus spread  Five temples in District including Srikanteshwara Temple in Nanjangud closed Mysore/Mysuru: Now that the new Coronavirus and COVID-19, the illness it causes, are spreading among communities across the world, phrases such as ‘social distancing, ‘isolation’ and ‘self-quarantine’ are showing up everywhere. Even at a…

Man from Kodagu tests positive
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Man from Kodagu tests positive

March 19, 2020

Kodagu DC asks hotels, home stays, resorts, dormitories to shut till Mar. 31 Madikeri, Bengaluru: One person tested positive for COVID-19 in Kodagu this morning, taking the tally of confirmed cases in the State to 15. Health Minister B. Sriramulu, in a post on Twitter said, the State’s 15th patient is from Kodagu district and…

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