Shainu Mohan

Collector directs hospitals to step up infection control

With 35 healthcare workers from private institutions and 18 doctors of MCH testing positive, the District Collector has called for strict implementation of Covid protocols

25 Jul 2020

Ayush practitioners to manage CFLTCs

Currently, 77 CFLTCs with a total of 10,078 beds are operational in the state.

24 Jul 2020

Dissent brews among MCH staff

According to sources, the MCH has turned into a local cluster of Covid-19.

23 Jul 2020

Music therapy and recreational activities to help patients relax at new CFLTC 

An official involved in the setting up of the CFLTC at the stadium said the music therapy would help patients relax.

22 Jul 2020

Farm animals starve under neglect in containment zones

The struggles that come with a global pandemic are hard not just for humans, but also for hundreds of farm animals and pets.

22 Jul 2020

Private recyclers to be brought in to deal with plastic waste

The company has also given direction to the Haritha Karma Sena -- the trained team assisting local self-government institutions in waste management -- to segregate waste.

22 Jul 2020

Better bed management needed at Covid hospitals

Several severely ill patients are made to wait for hours before getting admitted. Menawhile, private hospitals are turning away patients testing positive

21 Jul 2020

Hospitals turn danger zones 

There is a rise in the number of hospital-acquired infections at MCH
Over 20 healthcare workers have tested Covid-19 positive till day in the district

17 Jul 2020

Students, naturalists condemn Hari thalayam initiative

It has been alleged that the project which aims to bring more greenery on the varsity campus is unscientific

15 Jul 2020

Efforts to ramp up tests move at snail’s pace

While the initiative to set up WISKs and mobile swab collection units at block level is yet to gain 
momentum, experts also call for roping in the private sector in pandemic fight

14 Jul 2020

Lockdown blues driving kids to suicide?

With 66 children taking their lives during lockdown, the state government has directed its efforts towards addressing the mental  and emotional wellbeing of minors.  

11 Jul 2020

As cases surge, Poonthura residents complain of laxities 

With 77 people from the locality testing positive on Thursday alone, the district collector has 
declared surrounding areas as critical containment zones

10 Jul 2020

Capital grapples with spike in local transmission cases

With 44 such cases identified on Tuesday alone, the district has requested the government to halt the issue of short and regular visit passes for those coming  from other states.

09 Jul 2020

No room for returning expats

Owing to shortage of beds at centres, several returnees are being denied free institutional quarantine.

08 Jul 2020

Triple lockdown: Capital on high vigil

According to sources, the district currently has only 3,000 antigen testing kits available for field surveillance.

07 Jul 2020

Triple lockdown recommended at Poonthura, door to door swab collection to be launched

According to official sources, a door to door swab collection drive would be launched at Poonthura as the local transmission is becoming more evident. 

05 Jul 2020

Technopark to set up office spaces in Capital under own brand name

 While the IT sector is nose-diving in the country owing to the pandemic, Technopark is gearing up to expand by setting up office spaces outside the park.

01 Jul 2020

Is Thiruvananthapuram ready for long haul?

The daily surge in Covid-19 cases and scare of community spread are raising concern on whether the existing emergency facilities will be adequate if the district witnesses a huge spike.

01 Jul 2020

Special teams to disinfect public comfort stations in Capital

Corp also decides to procure cleaning equipment for the purpose

30 Jun 2020

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