Technical Advisory Committee

COVID-19 restrictions: Karnataka minister hints at chances of reopening schools soon

Nagesh said the government had been contemplating on reopening schools based on data which suggests a lesser impact of the Omicron variant on children.

published on : 21st January 2022

Karnataka Covid cases: Cluster management will be key, new norms for hostels

CM says Karnataka ready to tackle clusters, will go by TAC suggestions 

published on : 10th December 2021

Karnataka government mulls access to public facilities only for double COVID vaccinated

Following the Gujarat model, the Technical Advisory Committee has said the state needs to have a vaccine mandate for access to public facilities.

published on : 29th November 2021

COVID: Genome panel to recheck Delta variant-affected South African travellers' report in Bengaluru

Meanwhile, passengers who came into Karnataka from vulnerable countries in the past 15 days (November 12 to 27) will also be subjected to repeat RT-PCR testing.

published on : 29th November 2021

Technical Advisory Committee wary of international travellers

To discuss extra precautions, but these are possible only if Centre issues norms 

published on : 26th November 2021

Karnataka's third Covid sero survey next week, to include children

A sero survey is used to estimate the prevalence of antibodies against a specific infectious pathogen as an indicator of immunity.

published on : 30th October 2021

COVID: Karnataka advisory body bats for fresh serosurvey amid third wave worries

Though the number of cases is seemingly low in the state, experts from the Technical Advisory Committee have recommended a fresh serosurvey across the state immediately.

published on : 25th October 2021

TAC flags two events, advises strict Covid protocol

Appropriate behaviour, distance, compulsory masks, at least one vaccine dose for October functions

published on : 1st October 2021

Hold serosurvey urgently, TAC advises Karnataka govt

The emergence of new variants and poor social distancing are most likely to be the reasons for the third wave, they warned. 

published on : 7th August 2021