Tag: COVID-19

‘PM Modi has set a vaccine world record’
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‘PM Modi has set a vaccine world record’

October 23, 2021

Corona Warriors felicitated as part of 100 crore vaccination drive Mysuru:  Maintaining that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set COVID vaccine world record with more than 100 crore doses, State BJP Chief Nalin Kumar Kateel said that Modi has beaten all odds and opposing voices to achieve the feat. He was speaking at the Corona…

Government announces guidelines for starting classes 1-5
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Government announces guidelines for starting classes 1-5

October 22, 2021

Bengaluru: With the Government announcing that physical classes for 1st to 5th standard will start from Oct.25,  the Department of Public Instruction has issued the following guidelines: Schools must form batches of 15 to 20 students in each class and teach them. All teachers aged above 50 must mandatorily wear face shield while taking classes….

Mega Vaccination Drive begins
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Mega Vaccination Drive begins

October 20, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: In the backdrop of primary schools reopening from Oct. 25 and in the wake of thousands of tourists descending on the city during this Dasara season, the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) began a three-day mega vaccination drive in all its 65 wards. The drive began this morning with a booth-level strength of 325 members…

Schools to re-open for classes 1 to 5 from Oct. 25
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Schools to re-open for classes 1 to 5 from Oct. 25

October 19, 2021

No decision yet on re-opening LKG and UKG Bengaluru: Schools will re-open for the students of classes 1 to 5 in Karnataka from Oct. 25, strictly adhering to COVID-19 appropriate behaviour and SOPs issued by the Department of Primary and Secondary Education, the State Government said yesterday. However, a parental consent letter for physical classes…

Finally, vaccine for children
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Finally, vaccine for children

October 12, 2021

Covaxin gets emergency approval for kids aged 2-18 years by Subject Expert Committee New Delhi: In a major gain, India’s indigenous COVID vaccine — Covaxin — has been approved for children aged 2-18 years by the Subject Expert Committee (SEC) this noon. Covaxin has overall efficacy of 77.8 percent against COVID and 65.2 percent protection…

Primary Schools likely to reopen from Oct.16, says Minister
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Primary Schools likely to reopen from Oct.16, says Minister

October 10, 2021

Udupi: Even as children and parents eagerly await Government’s decision on re-opening of Primary Schools, Minister for Primary and Secondary Education B.C. Nagesh said that classes from 1 to 5 are most likely to reopen from Oct.16. Speaking to presspersons at Udupi on Friday, he said that COVID test positivity rate is fast declining in…

It’s a battle fought inside hospitals, homes
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It’s a battle fought inside hospitals, homes

October 10, 2021

By Dr. Abhijeet Matha, Resident Doctor, Mysore Medical College & Research Institute Second wave of COVID dealt a bigger blow to Mysuru when compared to the first wave. A team of doctors from Mysore Medical College and Research Institute — senior-most medical faculty which includes Heads of Departments, Nodal Officers, RMOs along with Post-Graduate students,…

Breathing easy after COVID tsunami
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Breathing easy after COVID tsunami

October 10, 2021

But pandemic has not petered out as yet; be on guard, warn doctors Every crisis has its heroes and the doctors and nurses of hospitals, especially Government Hospitals in Mysuru have won accolades for their selflessness and sacrifice in their relentless fight against COVID-19. While on one hand people are largely confined to their homes…

Air travel picks up
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Air travel picks up

October 8, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Air travel bookings from Mysuru have gathered pace in the festive season offering hopes of a full revival for the sector battered by the COVID pandemic. Near-full occupancy trend started last month and now all the flights from Mysuru are taking off and landing with at least 60 to 65 passengers in a 72-seater…

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