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    97 cases of black fungus reported in Karnataka since Covid-19 outbreak: K Sudhakar

    As many as 97 people in the state contracted mucormycosis, also known as black fungus, as post-Covid complications in Karnataka, state Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar said on Monday. "Till yesterday 97 people contracted this (black fungus) disease in the state," Sudhakar told a press conference after a meeting with experts on the black fungal infection....

    • 2 hrs ago
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    Discussions under way on extending lockdown in Karnataka, no decision yet, says CM

    Discussions are on regarding extending the lockdown in Karnataka, but no decision has been taken yet on the matter, Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa said on Monday, as the State battles the second wave of Covid-19. "I'm discussing it, will let you know... no decision has been taken yet...," Yediyurappa told reporters in response to a question on extending...

    • 2 hrs ago
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    Covid-19 lockdown, if extended in Karnataka, should be 'pro bono', says H D Kumaraswamy

    Amid talks about extending the lockdown in Karnataka as the state battles the second wave of Covid-19, JD(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy on Monday told the government that it should be "pro bono," where economic and food relief to the needy is taken care of. Noting that lockdown is a step towards saving lives, but livelihoods should also be taken care...

    • 4 hrs ago
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    121 villages affected by Cyclone Tauktae in Karnataka, six dead

    Six people have lost their lives so far in the Cyclone Tauktae-hit coastal and surrounding Malnad districts of Karnataka, officials said on Monday. According to a situation report by Karnataka State Disaster Management Authority officials, till this morning, 121 villages and 22 taluks have been affected by the cyclone so far. A total of 547 people have been evacuated till now, it...

    • 4 hrs ago
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    Two Karnataka districts among top 5 with highest Covid test positivity rate in India

    At least two Karnataka districts - Ballari and Uttara Kannada - are among India's top five districts reporting the highest Covid-19 test positivity rate in what may be an indication of how the epidemic is moving from large urban centres to the districts. While Mahe in Puducherry report the highest positivity rate of 60.3%, followed by Bharatpur (52%) and...

    • 9 hrs ago
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    Govt cautions about vector-borne diseases in Covid times

    With the state experiencing wet weather, the health department, anticipating a fresh surge of vector-borne diseases, has appealed to the general public not to ignore any symptoms as they are identical to Covid-19 symptoms. The officials have particularly cautioned about the outbreak of vector-borne diseases such as dengue, chikungunya and malaria. Coinciding with the National Dengue Day...

    • 19 hrs ago
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    Cyclone Tauktae: 98 villages affected in Karnataka, 4 human lives lost so far

    With Cyclone Tauktae wreaking havoc in the coastal and surrounding malnad districts of Karnataka, a total of four deaths have been reported in the state so far, officials said on Sunday. According to a situation report by Karnataka State Disaster Management Authority officials, till this evening, 98 villages, 20 taluks in seven districts of Dakshina Kannada, Udupi,...

    • 23 hrs ago
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    Karnataka records 31,531 new Covid-19 cases, 403 deaths

    Karnataka has reported 31,531 new cases of Covid-19 and 403 fatalities, taking the total number of infections to 22,03,462 and deaths to 21,837 so far, the Health Department said on Sunday. The day also saw 36,475 patients getting discharged. Out of the 31,531 fresh cases, 8,344 were from Bengaluru Urban alone. As of May 16 evening, cumulatively 22,03,462 positive cases have been confirmed...

    • 24 hrs ago
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    Treatment for black fungus at Bowring Hospital, Karnataka govt to form expert panel: K Sudhakar

    Karnataka Health Minister K Sudhakar on Sunday said it has been decided to start treatment for "black fungus" at Bowring Hospital here on a pilot basis, and later extend the treatment to medical colleges and district hospitals. Noting that the treatment for black fungus infection is a bit costly, the Minister said he would discuss with Chief...

    • yesterday
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    Cyclone Tauktae: 73 villages affected in Karnataka, four dead

    With Cyclone Tauktae wreaking havoc in the coastal and surrounding Malnad districts of Karnataka, four deaths have been reported in the state so far, officials said on Sunday. According to a situation report by Karnataka State Disaster Management Authority officials Sunday morning, 73 villages, 17 taluks in seven districts of Dakshina Kannada, Udupi, Uttara Kannada, Kodagu,...

    • yesterday

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