Tag: Coronavirus

Lockdown begins
Coronavirus Update, News

Lockdown begins

May 10, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: To break the chain of COVID-19 transmission, a 14-day stricter lockdown — perhaps the harshest after the last year’s nationwide lockdown — came into effect in Karnataka from  6 am today.  The tough restrictions will remain in force till 6 am on May 24. Notably, the State was already under ‘Corona Curfew’ since Apr….

Hand-stamping of all visitors resumes in Kodagu
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Hand-stamping of all visitors resumes in Kodagu

May 10, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Like in the first wave of COVID-19, the Kodagu District Administration has resumed stamping the hands of all those who are entering the district from various check-posts with indelible ink. This comes in the wake of Kodagu — that lacks even medium-scale medical infrastructure — witnessing on an average of more than 600 COVID-positive…

When is third wave of COVID-19 likely to hit India?
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When is third wave of COVID-19 likely to hit India?

May 10, 2021

Allowing a third wave by lowering our guard is fraught with grave consequences, warn experts New Delhi: As India battles the second wave of the COVID-19, some experts have already raised the possibility of a third wave of the pandemic. Several countries have already witnessed the fourth wave of COVID. But as India struggles to…

District Police ropes in celebrity to counsel infected cops
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District Police ropes in celebrity to counsel infected cops

May 10, 2021

‘Golden Star’ Ganesh appeals all Policemen to get vaccinated on priority Mysore/Mysuru: When everyone in the country has been asked to remain indoors during lockdown and is receiving all the knowledge in the world on how to deal with social isolation, it’s mostly the Policemen that one sees on the roads, maintaining law and order…

The big blame game is on
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The big blame game is on

May 10, 2021

But can one ramp up ICU beds from 10,000 to 10,00,000 in 10 months? By Vishwaprasad Alva Seventy-four years since independence and where are we in healthcare coverage? Not many of us know that in the last 7 decades the nation has built less than 20,000 ICU beds in the whole country. In March 2020,…

Lockdown from 6 am tomorrow until May 24
Coronavirus Update, News

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…

50 percent bed quota at Private Hospitals: Police team visits Hospitals; scans admission records
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50 percent bed quota at Private Hospitals: Police team visits Hospitals; scans admission records

May 9, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: At a time when COVID-19 continues to choke the city’s medical infrastructure, a team of Police and health officials visited various Private Hospitals late last night to physically audit the number of beds, availability and examined the process of bed allotment.  The team comprised City Police Commissioner Dr. Chandragupta, Superintendent of Police (SP) C.B….

Vaccine for 18-44 years from tomorrow
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Vaccine for 18-44 years from tomorrow

May 9, 2021

Vaccination only against scheduled appointment at major Govt. Hospitals and Medical Colleges Bengaluru: Covid vaccination will be done to citizens in the age group of 18 to 44 years at all major Government Hospitals and Medical Colleges from tomorrow, said Health and Medical Education Minister Dr. K. Sudhakar. Speaking to mediapersons here this morning, he…

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…

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