They also identify people for quarantine, take swab tests, conduct health screenings at inter-state borders among others.
They have also been helping with quarantining of people, collecting samples, screening at borders and airports, among other tasks.
Karnataka Rajya Samyuktha ASHA Karyakarte Sangha is affiliated to the All India United Trade Union Centre (AIUTUC).
The Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) workers have now completed their 10-day strike and are continuing their protest across the state.
Accredited Social Health Activists’ (ASHA) protest entered Day 4, across the state on Monday, while demanding for a minimum monthly wage of `12,000.
The state government not meeting their demands despite 10 representations submitted since March 23.
ASHA workers had struck work and had gathered in the Freedom Park in January. But now due to the pandemic, they would not be able to gather in one particular location.
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Asha workers across Karnataka, who are on the frontline of battling the pandemic, will boycott work from July 10 as the State government has failed to meet their demands.
While being vigilant about people with symptoms, ASHAs also continued to provide care for pregnant women, newborns and children, and mobilised transport to health facilities.
The Centre on Tuesday underlined the role of accredited social health workers in Covid-19 response in creating awareness and identifying cases at village level.
Despite a stringent law to protect Asha workers and other Corona Warriors from attacks by the public, such incidents continue to be reported from across the state.
Sources said Keshab had engaged a machine for digging pond under MGNREGS instead of using the local workforce.
They submitted a memorandum to Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa and Health and Family Welfare Minister B Sriramulu, through Health Commissioner Pankaj Kumar Pandey.
Less than seven per cent of over 40,000 Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA) have received the financial incentive that Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa announced a week ago.