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COVID kits, counselling for home-isolated patients
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COVID kits, counselling for home-isolated patients

January 23, 2022

Separate home isolation kits for adults, children and infants By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Mysore/Mysuru: The exercise to prepare thousands of COVID-19 home isolation kits for distribution among people with infection symptoms, even as the disease is running rampant in Mysuru, has turned the new District Office Complex at Siddartha Layout on Bannur Road into a…

Mysuru’s preparedness for COVID peak assessed
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Mysuru’s preparedness for COVID peak assessed

January 21, 2022

First fill Government Hospitals to avoid excessive billing by some Private Hospitals: MLAs Mysore/Mysuru: Sufficient storage and supply of medicines to cater to over 1.5 lakh patients, fund sanctioning from National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF), a close examination of COVID infection in children and closure of schools till the pandemic is over were some of…

50% private hospital beds reserved for COVID patients
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50% private hospital beds reserved for COVID patients

January 16, 2022

To face a worst case scenario, 75 percent of beds will be set aside 1,445 beds available in 44 private hospitals under 50 percent quota; 2,315 beds available under 75 percent rule Mysore/Mysuru: As COVID cases continue to surge, the Mysuru District Administration has asked all private hospitals or nursing homes to reserve at least…

COVID spike: Hospitals readied to admit more patients
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COVID spike: Hospitals readied to admit more patients

January 12, 2022

75 beds to be made available at Govt. Ayurveda Hi-Tech Panchakarma Hospital Parents concerned as many city college hostels report increase in positivity rate Mysore/Mysuru: The COVID Care Centre (CCC) at Karnataka State Open University’s (KSOU) Academic Bhavan in Mandakalli has begun admitting the pandemic’s third wave patients and as of today, nine patients have…

Health Officers hold dry run to face third wave
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Health Officers hold dry run to face third wave

January 8, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Health Officers of Mysuru are holding a series of preparedness meetings to face the COVID third wave and at the same time tackle Omicron infections. A day after Mysuru reported a steep spike in COVID infections — 65 on Jan. 6 to 219 on Jan. 7 — the District Health Officer (DHO) Dr. K.H….

COVID vaccination for students in 15-18 age group begins
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COVID vaccination for students in 15-18 age group begins

January 3, 2022

High Schools, PU Colleges turn vaccination centres Mysore/Mysuru: Academic activities at High Schools and PU Colleges across Mysuru took a backseat this morning as the focus was on getting children aged between 15 and 18 vaccinated to stimulate the body’s immunity as a shield against infections unleashed by COVID-19 and its variants. All High Schools…

Kuvempu birth anniversary celebrated as Vishwamanava Day
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Kuvempu birth anniversary celebrated as Vishwamanava Day

December 29, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Marking the birth anniversary of Poet Laureate Kuvempu, Vishwamanava Day was celebrated by various organisations at different venues across the city this morning. Deputy Commissioner Dr. Bagadi Gautham inaugurated the official celebration at a programme jointly organised by the District Administration in association with Kannada & Culture Department and Kuvempu Jayantyotsava Samiti at Kalamandira…

Four mobile teams for intensified vaccination
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Four mobile teams for intensified vaccination

December 6, 2021

Floating population main target     Teams formed to check theatres, malls Mysore/Mysuru: Four mobile vaccination teams have been formed in Mysuru city by the District Administration and the Health Department to vaccinate the unvaccinated. Floating populations roaming around city areas are their main target. Similar mobile units have also been sent to taluks to vaccinate people…

Omicron threat: Ready for war room, helpline
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Omicron threat: Ready for war room, helpline

December 5, 2021

District Health Officer outlines strategy if COVID positive cases increase beyond 100 Mysore/Mysuru: The War Rooms, helplines, system of bed availability at the touch of a button, extra ICU/ HDU beds at hospitals, computer-controlled data flow, home isolation teams and COVID Care Centres that existed during the killer second wave would be revived in case…

Floral tributes, Keerthane recitals mark Kanakadasa Jayanti celebrations
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Floral tributes, Keerthane recitals mark Kanakadasa Jayanti celebrations

November 23, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The 534th Jayanti of Saint Kanakadasa was celebrated in a simple manner by the Mysuru District Administration at Maneyangala in Kalamandira premises on Hunsur Road in city yesterday. The celebration was limited to offering of floral tribute to the portrait of Kanakadasa and recital of Kanakadasa Keerthane. Zilla Panchayat (ZP) Chief Executive Officer (CEO)…

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