Ranjani Madhavan 

Seven months on, Bengaluru Urban touches one crore Covid jabs

Average of 1 lakh doses administered each day; 32.19 per cent of those covered are fully immunised

26 Aug 2021

Karnataka may see 30 lakh Covid cases by Sept 10

“Karnataka has to be ultra-careful and should not allow complacencies to seep in. Today, Karnataka has around 22,000 active cases.

14 Aug 2021

In breakthrough infection cases, most Covid patients show mild symptoms

At Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research, 30 healthcare workers got Covid even after being vaccinated, with one of them requiring hospitalisation, but was cured.

27 Jul 2021

Managing Covid, the Bengaluru urban way

There are multiple reasons as to why the semi-urban and rural pockets have been effectively able to control the pandemic, but the most important one is perhaps decentralisation.

01 Jun 2021

Covid positivity rate in 16 Karnataka districts higher than state average

Shivamogga and Vijayapura have the same test positivity rate as the state’s average in this period.

28 May 2021

Reserve beds for HIV-COVID patients, say Experts

There are no such facilities at the moment, confirmed Dr. Mohan Kumar, joint director of Karnataka State AIDS Prevention Society.

18 May 2021

Covid mortality in Karnataka ICUs touch 8.72% in fortnight

In Bengaluru, 22 deaths of the 261 admitted in the ICU were patients with comorbidities and 11 deaths were patients without comorbidities.

22 Apr 2021

Experts moot Sec 144 in busy areas, markets

Technical Advisory Committee lists 16 recommendations to curb Covid spread 

13 Apr 2021

As Covid cases gallop, beds fill up fast, only 571 available

City patients opt for govt hospitals, CCCs; pvt hosps yet to allot beds

08 Apr 2021