Dr K Sudhakar

"Covid cases up, cannot be termed as the onset of the fourth wave yet": Karnataka Health Minister

Hospitalisation low, deaths nil; Minister advises citizens to mask up, follow Covid protocol.

published on : 14th June 2022

Health department to open ten helplines for SSLC students  

With SSLC results to be announced on Thursday, Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar said the department will come up with 10 helplines for the next 15 days to support students emotionally. 

published on : 19th May 2022

Final year MBBS exams postponement: Minister proposes; University dismisses

Students expressed anger over Twitter against the university and demanded that it consider the minister's request.

published on : 1st February 2022

Karnataka achieves 100 per cent first dose Covid vaccine coverage: Health minister

He also claimed that Karnataka became the first state in the country to achieve this feat.

published on : 23rd January 2022

COVID-affected to get vaccine jabs three months after recovery: Karnataka minister Dr K Sudhakar

Health and Medical Education Minister Dr K Sudhakar on Saturday announced that those who had been afflicted with COVID-19 are to be vaccinated only after three months of recovery.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Karnataka just 0.1 per cent shy of full coverage of first dose of COVID vaccine

Officials from the state Health Department and the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike expressed confidence that Karnataka will achieve the target very soon.

published on : 21st January 2022

Will study all aspects before decision on COVID curbs: Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar

On the question of cases rising, especially if restrictions are relaxed, Dr Sudhakar revealed that experts have projected an increase to the tune of 60,000 a day, which could shoot up to over a lakh.

published on : 21st January 2022

Only notified doctors will give information on COVID-19: Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar

Dr Sudhakar stressed that the government order with names of doctors has been signed and will be issued soon to the media.

published on : 20th January 2022

Third dose rate of 39 per cent not enough: Karnataka minister Dr K Sudhakar on COVID vaccine

According to health department officials, soon reminders will be sent through SMS and hospital heads will be asked to ensure that their eligible staff are given the third dose.

published on : 19th January 2022

State ready to combat third wave of COVID-19: Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar

Dr Sudhakar said that as of now over 9 crore vaccinations have been administered in Karnataka including over 8 crore adults who have received both their doses.

published on : 17th January 2022

2.5 lakh healthcare, frontline workers trained online to combat COVID-19: Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar

Karnataka has so far trained about 2.5 lakh healthcare and frontline staff through online platforms to effectively leverage technology to fight COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 15th January 2022

Special measures needed to contain COVID outbreak in Bengaluru: Karnataka minister Dr K Sudhakar

Explaining the reasons behind taking special steps for Bengaluru, he said that the city has an international airport where many people arrive from abroad.

published on : 4th January 2022

COVID-19: Night curfew imposed in Karnataka till January 7 amid Omicron threat

There shall be intensive patrolling and surveillance at all bordering districts adjoining Maharashtra and Kerala to prevent spread of COVID-19, particularly Omicron variant, in the state.

published on : 26th December 2021

Six new Omicron cases in Dakshina Kannada takes total number of cases in Karnataka to 13

Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar tweeted saying that the new cases were found from two cluster outbreaks reported in two educational institutions of the coastal district.

published on : 18th December 2021

Karnataka to build nine medical colleges under PPP model: Minister

The medical colleges will be built in the districts of Tumakur, Davangere, Chitradurga, Bagalkot, Kolar, Dakshina Kannada, Udupi, Bengaluru rural and Vijayapura.

published on : 16th December 2021
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