K Sudhakar

Sudhakar holds meet, takes stock of disease spread in flood-hit districts

He interacted with Deputy Commissioners, ZP CEOs and health officers of the six districts.

published on : 20th October 2020

Mysuru’s bed infrastructure to be ramped up

He said 590 beds were available at government hospitals in the district, and in a week, 428 would be added.

published on : 13th October 2020

Sudhakar is new Karnataka Health Minister, Sriramulu given Social Welfare in minor reshuffle

Significantly, Yediyurappa also took back the Backward Classes Welfare department from Sriramulu, retaining it with himself, in the minor reshuffle.

published on : 12th October 2020

Corona test must for tourists in Kodagu

The minister directed that the authorities bring down the fatality rate to below 1% from 1.5%, and the positivity rate to 5% from 16%.

published on : 7th October 2020

Ramesh, Sudhakar spat turns ugly again

The Assembly on Wednesday saw  heated arguments between former Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar (Congress) and Medical Education Minister Dr K Sudhakar. Kumar later apologised.

published on : 24th September 2020

Sudhakar says yes to NPS for all medical education dept staff

Medical Education Minister Dr K Sudhakar has given a green signal to the New Pension Scheme, for teaching and non-teaching staff in medical education department.

published on : 28th August 2020

New 130-bed Covid hospital inaugurated in Bengaluru

Medical Education Minister Dr K Sudhakar on Wednesday said that with over two lakh discharges, the recovery rate in Karnataka is improving, and stands at around 70 per cent.

published on : 27th August 2020

K Sudhakar meets doctors over suicide of Mysuru health official

The usual procedure in Covid testing is to conduct tests on primary and secondary contacts, but he was asked to meet a certain target of tests.

published on : 21st August 2020

2k new medicos may soon join Covid fight: K Sudhakar

As many as 2,000 post-graduate medical doctors will be shortly available to boost the Covid fight across the state, said Medical Education Minister Dr K Sudhakar.

published on : 15th August 2020

Karnataka to work towards bringing down COVID-19 death rate, enhance contact tracing, says minister

The COVID-19 death rate in the country is about 1.99 per cent, while in Karnataka it is 1.8 per cent, and in Bengaluru it is 1.7 per cent.

published on : 11th August 2020

Recovery data may not give real pic: K Sudhakar

Experts say discharge, home quarantine policy boosting recoveries 

published on : 4th August 2020

Karnataka Minister fumes after private hospital charges COVID-19 patient Rs 5 lakh for treatment 

Dr Sudhakar, in-charge of COVID-19 management in the state, posted the bill of Apollo Hospitals on his Twitter handle and said the hospital has allegedly been overlooking the government guidelines.

published on : 29th July 2020

All Covid-related apps to come under one platform: K Sudhakar

The minister also held a video conference with heads of private medical colleges to review Covid-19 preparedness, where they were instructed to provide treatment for non-Covid patients too.

published on : 29th July 2020

Final-year medical students to join corona fight: Sudhakar

The government is facing an uphill task as it has set a steep target of collecting 30,000 samples per day in Bengaluru alone, but faces a crippling shortage of staff.

published on : 25th July 2020

Lockdown not to continue: Minister

The week-long lockdown announced in Bengaluru to contain the spread of the Covid -19 is unlikely to continue beyond 5 am on Wednesday.

published on : 21st July 2020
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