Tag: COVID-19

Overcharging COVID patients: 577 private hospitals get notice
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Overcharging COVID patients: 577 private hospitals get notice

August 22, 2022

Bengaluru: The Karnataka Government on Sunday said it has issued notices to as many as 577 private healthcare facilities for overcharging patients during treatment for COVID-19 in the three waves of the pandemic in the State. Minister for Health, Family Welfare and Medical Education Dr. K. Sudhakar said this was a stern warning from the…

DC launches 75-day free COVID booster dose vaccination drive
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DC launches 75-day free COVID booster dose vaccination drive

July 20, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: 75-day free COVID booster dose (third dose) vaccination drive for adults aged over 18 years, marking the 75th anniversary of Indian Independence, began in the city on Monday. Deputy Commissioner (DC) Dr. Bagadi Gautham formally launched the drive at the camp held at Vartha Bhavan on Dhanvanthri Road. Speaking on the occasion, he said…

COVID: Booster dose vaccination drive begins in city and district
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COVID: Booster dose vaccination drive begins in city and district

July 17, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: With the Centre announcing free COVID booster dose for all adults aged between 18 and 59 years, the booster dose (Third dose) vaccination drive began across the district yesterday. DHO Dr. K.H. Prasad said that the free vaccination drive in Mysuru commenced on Saturday soon after the drive was launched by Chief Minister Basavaraj…

No stock of COVID vaccine 2nd dose for children
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No stock of COVID vaccine 2nd dose for children

July 1, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Children between 12 to 15 years, who have been administered with the first dose of COVID -19 vaccine about a month ago have to wait for their 2nd dose of the vaccine as there is no stock of it as of now. “My daughter is studying in the 7th standard at a private school…

Rise in Covid cases: No need to panic, follow norms, says DHO
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Rise in Covid cases: No need to panic, follow norms, says DHO

June 4, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: District Health Officer (DHO) Dr. K.H. Prasad has said that citizens of Mysuru need not panic about the rising numbers of COVID cases in some parts of the State and advised them to strictly follow all COVID norms as prescribed by the Government. Speaking to Star of Mysore this morning, the DHO said, “It…

Oxygen tragedy at Chamarajanagar District Hospital: One year on, families of 12 victims yet to get relief
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Oxygen tragedy at Chamarajanagar District Hospital: One year on, families of 12 victims yet to get relief

May 3, 2022

• No one held responsible despite callousness • Probe Commission report not yet made public Chamarajanagar: Flashback 2021: 36 people died of oxygen shortage at Chamarajanagar District Hospital on the midnight of May 2, during the peak of COVID-19 second wave. They died gasping for breath on a Sunday night as no alternative oxygen arrangements…

Bridge course for Ukraine returnee medicos at JSS from May 11
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Bridge course for Ukraine returnee medicos at JSS from May 11

May 2, 2022

Institution flooded with calls from more students desperate to continue studies Mysore/Mysuru: The bridge course offered by JSS Medical College for Indian medical students, who came back home from Ukraine due to war with Russia and those who could not go back to China owing to COVID-19 outbreak, has received an overwhelming response. All the…

Second innings for tourism sector in two months
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Second innings for tourism sector in two months

May 2, 2022

100 percent occupancy in hotels, resorts Allied sectors like travel, food, tourist guides upbeat Mysore/Mysuru: The hospitality and tourism sectors along with its allied travel industry are upbeat as a series of holidays owing to festivals for the second time in two months have provided a fillip. While a series of holidays on Apr. 13,…

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