Legal action will be taken against hospitals that refuse to treat COVID-19 patients

Friday, August 12th, 2022
Minister Sudhakar

Bengaluru :  “Not taking the booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine even when it has been made available free for everyone amounts negligence and we as responsible citizens must avail booster shot to enhance immunity” said Katnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar on Thursday, August 11 at a press conference he addressed after a meeting […]

Minister V Sunil Kumar tested positive for Covid-19

Friday, January 14th, 2022
Sunil Kumar

Karkala : Karnataka Energy Minister V Sunil Kumar on Friday tested positive for Covid-19. “I have tested positive for Covid-19 today with mild symptoms,” Kumar, who is also the Kannada & Culture minister, said in a tweet. “I request everyone who has recently come in contact with me to isolate and get themselves tested.” Kumar […]

Wthdraw weekend lockdown : B. Ramanath Rai

Tuesday, January 11th, 2022
Ramanatha Rai

Mangaluru :  Karnataka Government should withdraw weekend lockdown that is causing hardship to people, said former Minister and senior Congress leader B. Ramanath Rai in Mangaluru on Tuesday. He told reporters that the Omicron variant of COVID-19, which is prevalent in the district and other parts of Karnataka, has not caused any serious aliment among […]

BJP President Nalin Kumar Kateel tested positive for 2nd time

Monday, January 10th, 2022

Mangaluru  : Dakshina Kannada MP and state BJP President Nalin Kumar Kateel has tested positive for Covid-19. Those who had come into contact with me must get themselves tested,” the MP has said in his tweet. The MP has tweeted regarding this. “I have tested Covid positive. Have no symptoms and am fine. ನನಗೆ ಕೋವಿಡ್ […]

Immediately withdraw the night curfew and weekend curfew : DYFI

Thursday, January 6th, 2022

Mangaluru : The Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) on Wednesday took serious objections to fresh health restrictions in the guise of containing the Omicron variant of COVID-19 saying that they were impractical and anti-working class people. In a statement here, DYFI State president Muneer Katipalla and secretary Basavaraj Poojari asked the government to immediately […]

Annual feast of Infant Jesus Shrine, postponed

Wednesday, January 5th, 2022
infant Jesus

Mangaluru : The annual feast of Infant Jesus at Infant Jesus Shrine, Carmel Hill, Bikarnakatte has been postponed following the new additional measures to contain the spread of Covid-19 by the Karnataka government and the weekend curfew. Rev Fr Rovel D’Souza, director of the shrine, said, the annual festival supposed  to be held from January 14 […]

One more Omicron variant case confirmed in Dakshina Kannada

Monday, December 20th, 2021

Mangaluru :  One more Omicron variant case has been confirmed in Dakshina Kannada district said, District Surveillance Officer Dr Jagadeesha. The confirmed case is from the same cluster where on December 18 one Omicron case was detected. 19 students of a nursing college in Mangaluru were tested for Covid-19 on December 8. The samples for genome sequencing […]

Complete 90% of vaccination by year-end: Sunil Kumar

Sunday, December 12th, 2021
sunil kumar

Mangtaluru: Minister in charge of Udupi V. Sunil Kumar on Saturday asked the Health Department to cover 90% of the eligible population with both COVID-19 doses by December-end. Speaking at a meeting to review the progress in vaccination and measures taken to prevent the spread of third wave of the COVID-19, the Minister said that […]

Pre-booking facility for passengers at Mangaluru International Airport

Saturday, December 11th, 2021
adani Airport

Mangaluru :  The Mangaluru International Airport (MIA) has commenced the pre-booking facility for passengers who need to undergo RTPCR test. RT-PCR, rapid RT-PCR testing facility has been arranged in the pre-immigration arrival hall. Similar rapid RT-PCR testing facility is also available in the departure area. The pre-booking link takes users to the Covid-19 page of […]

Nine students tested positive for Covid-19

Monday, December 6th, 2021

Mangaluru : After more than a month, Dakshina Kannada districts found a cluster where nine students tested positive for Covid-19 as on Monday. Deputy commissioner Dr K V Rajendra said that a cluster was identified in a paramedical college in the city outskirts where nine positive cases were reported in the last three days. Dr […]