Second phase of the Covid-19 vaccination drive kicked off in the district

Monday, February 8th, 2021
Covid Drive

Mangaluru : Dakshina Kannada deputy commissioner Dr KV Rajendra offered his assistance as a medical professional as the second phase of the Covid-19 vaccination drive kicked off in the district on Monday. Frontline workers across the government departments will be vaccinated in the second phase of the drive and the DC was seen checking the […]

Kambala races to be start from Jan. 30

Wednesday, January 27th, 2021
nalinkumar kateel

Mangaluru : Dakshina Kannada Member of Parliament Nalin Kumar Kateel said here on Tuesday that 10 Kambalas can be organised from January 30, while adhering to COVID-19 guidelines. Speaking at a meeting called in the office of the Deputy Commissioner to discuss organising Kambalas, he said that kambala is held after harvest from November-December to […]

COVID-19 vaccination : 229 persons inoculated, 62 persons refused

Sunday, January 17th, 2021
Rajendra KV

Mangaluru : As many as 229 healthcare workers were inoculated against COVID-19 while 62 refused to get vaccinated on the inaugural day of the vaccination drive in Dakshina Kannada district on  Saturday. The administration had planned to inoculate 508 persons. This included 96 at District Government Wenlock Hospital, 75 at the Urban Primary Health Centre, […]

Covid vaccines arrived in Dakshina Kannada district

Thursday, January 14th, 2021

Mangaluru: All personnel have to discharge their duties by exercising utmost caution  in all Covid vaccination centres in the district when the vaccination drive will officially commence on January 16 said, Deputy Commissioner Dr Rajendra KV on January 14. He was speaking at a video conference from his office here on the preparedness of the […]

Government School teachers tested positive for COVID-19 in Dakshina Kannada

Wednesday, January 6th, 2021

Mangaluru : Two teachers from Government Higher Primary School were among the 44 who tested positive for COVID-19 in Dakshina Kannada on Tuesday. According to Block Education Officer from Sullia H.D. Mahadev, the two teachers from Balapa and Subrahmanya, respectively, had undergone RT-PCR test before reopening of classes on January 1. Pending result, the teacher […]

Nursing college hostels report 77 Covid-19 cases in Mangaluru

Sunday, January 3rd, 2021
Nursing Students

Mangaluru : As per the reports from health department 20 more nursing colleges students testing positive for the virus. With this, the total number of virus infections reported in two college hostels touched 77 on Saturday. The health department served notices to two nursing colleges in the city for not following Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) […]

Mangaluru : 15 students in hostels tested positive for Covid-19

Tuesday, December 29th, 2020

Mangaluru : The college is scheduled to reopen on January 1, students have started arriving. The health department also ready to take action against violating Covid-19 rules in Hostels. The health department has served a notice to two nursing colleges here for not following standard operating procedures (SOPs) of Covid-19 while allowing students in hostels. The colleges […]

Asha worker assaulted at Kutrupady village

Sunday, December 27th, 2020

Putturu : An Asha worker was allegedly assaulted by the wife of a Covid-19 infected person at Kutrupady village in Kadaba taluk. Rajeevi B S was assaulted with a broom by the wife of an infected person on December 21. Dakshina Kannada District Health Officer (DHO) Dr Ramachandra Bairy said that a case was registered […]

COVID-19 tests will continue till February : Kota Srinivasa Poojary

Friday, December 25th, 2020
Kota srinivas poojary

Mangaluru : Minister in-charge of Dakshina Kannada Kota Srinivasa Poojary said on Thursday that the Health Department will continue testing 3,350 nasal and throat swab samples daily in the district till February 2021. Of these samples, 2,950 samples will be subjected to RT-PCR test, he said and added that testing will continue as per the […]

UK returnee 41 passengers tests negative for Covid-19

Thursday, December 24th, 2020

Mangaluru : The 41 people who returned from the UK,  tested negative for Covid-19 on Wednesday. The reports of six passengers are awaited. A total of 66 persons had arrived in the Mangaluru from the UK. “The swabs of the remaining passengers will be collected on Thursday for testing,” DK District Health Officer (DHO) Dr […]

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