Tag: COVID-19

Walk-in kiosk to screen patients at Mysuru COVID-19 Hospital
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Walk-in kiosk to screen patients at Mysuru COVID-19 Hospital

April 9, 2020

Innovative way to beat severe shortage of Personal Protective Equipment  First installed in South Korea, low-cost kiosks reach Kerala and then Mysuru Mysore/Mysuru: Inspired by South Korea’s innovative way of testing for Novel Coronavirus symptoms, the designated COVID-19 Hospital (District Hospital, Mysore) on KRS Road has set up low-cost kiosks at its premises for safe…

Emergency Cabinet meet on lockdown exit strategy
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Emergency Cabinet meet on lockdown exit strategy

April 9, 2020

Ministers recommend extension of lockdown; State to follow Centre’s directive Bengaluru: The Karnataka Cabinet, in its emergency meeting held this morning,  discussed the report submitted by the Task Force led by Cardiologist Dr. Devi Shetty that has recommended continuation of lockdown measures in COVID-19 hotspots and closure of all educational institutions in State till May…

Drones handy for Police to catch lockdown flouters
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Drones handy for Police to catch lockdown flouters

April 9, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: They have been seen on the streets relentlessly seizing vehicles and grimly talking sense into compulsive lockdown violators. The Police in city have also started using a network of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs or drones) to track down lockdown flouters.  The drones are fitted with sirens, flashing lights and recorded messages warning people against…

Positive cases reach 5 in Mandya
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Positive cases reach 5 in Mandya

April 9, 2020

Mandya: Even as Malavalli taluk in Mandya district has been declared as a Containment Zone, another person, who is suspected to have had contact with those who had returned from the religious congregation in Delhi last month, tested positive on Wednesday.  Today, P185, a 32-year-old male (Co-passenger, Pharma company worker) from Mandya has tested positive …

Don’t need standing ovation: PM Modi appeals to India
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Don’t need standing ovation: PM Modi appeals to India

April 9, 2020

‘Honour me by feeding poor during COVID-19 crisis’ New Delhi: As uncertainty over the Coronavirus situation and the potential extension of the lockdown continues, Prime Minister Narendra Modi came on Twitter to dispel news around a certain appeal going viral. Taking a cue from the clapping and lights out campaigns, social media users have reportedly…

De-congesting Nanjaraja Bahadur Choultry
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De-congesting Nanjaraja Bahadur Choultry

April 9, 2020

120 homeless persons moved to two other shelters in city Mysore/Mysuru: With Nanjaraja Bahadur Choultry on Vinoba Road in city, which is sheltering destitutes and homeless persons in the wake of COVID-19 lockdown, getting overcrowded, the District Administration on Tuesday shifted 120 of them to two other new shelter camps in city as a safety…

MLA G.T. Devegowda launches distribution of Ration Kits
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MLA G.T. Devegowda launches distribution of Ration Kits

April 9, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: With several people facing a lot of difficulty due to COVID-19 lockdown, Chamundeshwari MLA G.T. Devegowda (GTD) launched distribution of Ration Kits to poor families in his constituency who do not have any Ration Card, at MCDCC Bank premises on Ashoka Road on Tuesday. Speaking on the occasion, he said that the Coronavirus pandemic…

Credit-I takes responsibility of feeding shelterless
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Credit-I takes responsibility of feeding shelterless

April 9, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Lending a helping hand to the MCC’s initiative of providing food to the poor and the needy, city based NGO Credit-I has taken up the responsibility of providing food and articles of daily use to all the shelterless people housed at Nanjaraja Bahadur Choultry. Speaking to SOM, Credit-I Managing Trustee Dr. M.P. Varsha said…

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