Tag: COVID-19

Property tax rebate extended till Aug.31
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Property tax rebate extended till Aug.31

August 3, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: In some relief to taxpayers amid the COVID crisis, the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) has extended the 5 percent rebate on payment of property tax (2021-22) by one more month. Following the extension, the rebate will now be in force till Aug. 31. Following the second wave of attack of the deadly COVID-19 pandemic…

Ahead of third wave, good response to COWIN-KAR
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Ahead of third wave, good response to COWIN-KAR

August 3, 2021

Download app from Google Playstore or register in cowin.karnataka.gov.in website  Mysore/Mysuru: While a large number of people now have immunity against Coronavirus due to previous infections or vaccination, an even larger population in the city needs to be vaccinated.  The State Government’s own COWIN-KAR app that has been launched on a pilot basis in Mysuru…

Gyms still not ‘fit’ enough for patrons
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Gyms still not ‘fit’ enough for patrons

August 3, 2021

Poor footfalls worry owners who depend on fitness centres for livelihood Mysore/Mysuru: Gyms and fitness centres in city are yet to recover from the impact of the prolonged lockdown imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and poor response from patrons. Most of the gyms continue to witness poor footfalls as people are not yet confident…

‘Prepare for third wave of COVID pandemic’
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‘Prepare for third wave of COVID pandemic’

August 3, 2021

Former CM Siddharamaiah advises State Govt. Bengaluru: Former CM and Leader of Opposition in the State Legislative Assembly Siddharamaiah has said the prime duty of the State Government is ensure that the people are not put into hardship in the coming third wave of COVID-19 pandemic. Talking to reporters here yesterday, he said the third…

Govt. pushing for simple celebrations of festivals
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Govt. pushing for simple celebrations of festivals

August 3, 2021

Bengaluru: The State Government is mulling issuing necessary guidelines for simple celebrations of festivals in the coming days in the wake of possible third wave of COVID-19 pandemic. Time and again the health experts are warning the Government to take necessary precautions to check the spreading of contagion such as avoiding crowding of people in…

Spike in Test Positivity Rate in Mysuru, Kodagu
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Spike in Test Positivity Rate in Mysuru, Kodagu

August 2, 2021

Kodagu DC imposes fresh restrictions on travellers from high-risk States Mysuru/Madikeri: A report from the State COVID War Room has stated that 10 out the 30 districts in Karnataka including Mysuru and Kodagu have reported COVID-19 Test Positivity Rate (TPR) that is higher than the State average of 1.4 percent from July 25 to July…

With all eyes on COVID… Don’t neglect Malaria
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With all eyes on COVID… Don’t neglect Malaria

August 2, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Though not a single case of Malaria has been reported in Mysuru district since the last four years, citizens must take steps to avoid the stagnation of water due to the advent of monsoon, said District Vector-borne Diseases Control Officer Dr. S. Chidambara. Addressing a press meet at Pathrakartara Bhavan in city yesterday, he…

Experts give green signal for re-opening of Schools
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Experts give green signal for re-opening of Schools

August 2, 2021

Bengaluru: Even as uncertainty continues over when schools will re-open for the new academic year (2021-22) amid the COVID-19 crisis, an Expert Committee headed by Dr. Giridhar Babu has given the green signal for the re-opening of schools with all Government SOPs in place. Noting that schools have stopped classroom classes for more than a…

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