COVID 19 in Karnataka

Karnataka government to decide on easing Covid curbs after consulting experts

After obtaining everyone's approval, an appropriate decision will be taken, Karnataka chief minister Bommai said.

published on : 16th October 2021

Karnataka government enhances ex-gratia to families of those who died of Covid-19

To claim compensation under Karnataka’s Sandhya Suraksha Scheme, the victim should have been an earning member of the family and above 18 years of age.

published on : 28th September 2021

Karnataka government allows Ganesh Chaturthi festivities at public places

The decision was taken at a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai to discuss the Covid situation in Karnataka.

published on : 6th September 2021

Covid-19: College managements fear burden of quarantine

Health officials worried about laxity and attitude towards rise in Covid-19 cases 

published on : 6th September 2021

With eight Covid deaths, Karnataka at new low in five months

While five of them had Severe Acute Respiratory Infection, three had Influenza-Like Illness and all the deaths occurred at designated or private hospitals.

published on : 6th September 2021

Karnataka has tested the third highest number of Covid samples in country: Minister K Sudhakar

'Karnataka crossed 4 Crore Covid-19 tests marking yet another milestone in the battle against pandemic,' Dr K Sudhakar tweeted.

published on : 11th August 2021

Vaccine reduced Covid-19 mortality: Bengaluru hospital study

The study done by Apollo Hospitals involved 500 patients with moderate to severe COVID-19 caused pneumonia, admitted over 40 days between April 21 2021 and 30 May 2021. 

published on : 8th August 2021

Covid third wave shadow falls on festivals in Karnataka

Health experts warned that no large-scale celebrations of these festivities should be allowed to avoid a repeat of second wave of the pandemic.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Covid spike for fifth straight day in Karnataka; Dakshina Kannada sees more cases than Bengaluru 

For the first time, Dakshina Kannada recorded more fresh cases (410) than Bengaluru Urban, which clocked 409.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Max cluster of Covid variants in five Karnataka districts

These districts include Bengaluru Urban with 1,035 cases of variants, Vijayapura with 102, Dakshina Kannada with 69, Udupi with 41 and Hassan 36.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Colleges in Karnataka to be reopened soon; pending 'odd' semester exams to be completed by Aug 15

The practical examinations for diploma odd semesters (semester one, three and five) will be held from July 26-27 and the theory examinations will be held from August 2 to 21.

published on : 16th July 2021

Medical colleges in Karnataka allowed to open with Covid appropriate SOPs in place

Only students, teaching and non-teaching staff who have taken at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine will be allowed to attend these medical colleges and institutions. 

published on : 16th July 2021

Centre asks Karnataka to take up immediate containment measures for Delta Plus Covid variant

Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan has written to Karnataka Chief Secretary P Ravi Kumar in this regard.

published on : 26th June 2021

Mysuru reports first case of Delta Plus variant of Covid-19 in Karnataka

Karnataka Health Minister said the state government is carefully monitoring the emergence of new variants and it has decided to set up six genome labs in the state.

published on : 23rd June 2021

'Don't be under illusion that Covid is gone': Karnataka CM Yediyurappa warns as restrictions ease

Earlier in the day speaking at another event, Yediyurappa said as the Covid numbers have come down than expected, we decided to relax lockdown restrictions, but the fear of corona still looms large.

published on : 21st June 2021
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