Meanwhile, 57 per cent of targeted healthcare workers turned up to get vaccinated on the fourth day of the drive on Thursday.
In order to give due recognition to the health department, Finance minister TM Thomas Isaac said the department has been relieved from all spending restrictions in its fight in checking the pandemic.
According to health authorities, people travelling from the UK might have already landed in the state and come in contact with residents.
The 1,200 travellers had come into the State from December 9 onwards.
Kozhikode district medical officer (DMO) Dr V Jayashree said here on Sunday that the shigella spread detected in the corporation area has been brought under control.
The district medical office held a camp in Kottaparamba here and screened 110 people, including women and children, from disease-affected areas
Telangana expects COVID-19 vaccine rollout by mid-January, to administer shots to 80 lakh in 10 days
The state has already conducted the first round of training for state-level officials in a two-day workshop that concluded on Tuesday.
Telangana conducted its first capacity-building and training session on COVID-19 vaccine rollout for district heads of the Medical and Health Department on Monday.
The Health Department has set up 12 checkup camps at the Ballot collection areas in the city keeping in mind the GHMC elections to be held on December 1.
While procurement of the 30 new ALS ambulances will help improve the emergency services, the number will definitely not prove enough.
The Haryana health department on Thursday decided to further reduce the prices of RT-PCR and rapid antigen COVID-19 tests.
While one hospital was pulled up for discharging a patient at midnight for being unable to pay the bill, some others had to make settlements of up to Rs 2 lakh after charging excess fees.
After reappointing 22 specialists, Kerala DHS now takes away 23 junior doctors from Kasaragod's under-staffed hospitals
67 posts of doctors are vacant in Kasaragod, but the district urgently needs 200 medics to attend to rising corona cases
Health Department calls the move 'working arrangement', but the arrangement works for doctors while Kasaragod feels shortchanged
Keeping in view the deteriorating situation, the instructions have been issued to withdraw the revised rates of treatment in government hospitals under PHSC, Health minister Sidhu said.