Tag: Karnataka

Covid-19: Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Karnataka continue to see upsurge in new cases – ET HealthWorld

Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Karnataka continue to report a surge in fresh Covid-19 cases and they account for 85.95 per cent of the cases reported in a span of 24 hours, the Union health ministry said on Wednesday. The ministry said that 14,989 new cases were registered in a span of 24 […]

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3.4 lakh Covaxin vials lie unused in Karnataka – ET HealthWorld

BENGALURU: The state government has received 3,56,340 doses of Covaxin, of which just 8,468 (2.3%) have been used so far. The unused vials are at the state’s vaccine storage unit here. The Made-in-India vaccine dispatched during the first phase of vaccination in January has been given to only six institutions in the state. The vials […]

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St. John’s develops new test to measure Vit B12 absorption

A team of researchers from St. John’s Research Institute (SJRI) has developed a new test to measure vitamin B12 absorption in humans with stable 13C isotopes. Earlier, this was possible only using the radio-isotopes-based Schilling test. This major clinical development has been published in American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Vitamin B12 deficiency, that is widespread […]

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Vijay Hazare Trophy: Devdutt Padikkal Slams 3rd Successive Century As Karnataka Enter Quarter-Finals | Cricket News

Young Karnataka sensation Devdutt Padikkal continued his terrific form ahead of the IPL with a third successive century as the defending champions reached the Vijay Hazare Trophy quarterfinals with a lopsided 10-wicket win over Railways in a group C in Bengaluru on Sunday. The Royal Challengers Bangalore opener, who scored a career-best 152 against Odisha […]

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Karnataka govt to develop Nandi Hills as an international tourist destination: Minister

Nandi hills, a popular hill station in Chikkaballapur district of Karnataka which is about an hour’s ride from Bengaluru city, will be developed as an international tourist destination, said state Health and Medical Education Minister Dr K Sudhakar on Thursday. The minister additionally serves as the district in-charge. Nandi hills, which draws a large number […]

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As vaccination drive hits Co-WIN bump, experts suggest a ‘hybrid’ solution – ET HealthWorld

MUMBAI: On a single Sunday, India vaccinates roughly 17 crore children with polio drops. Even when the vaccine is an injection, coverage is in crores; in a drive against measles-mumps-rubella two years back, most big states vaccinated 1-2 crore kids in a month. But amid the Covid pandemic that’s claimed over 1.5 lakh lives, progress […]

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No Ban on Inter-State Movement With Kerala, Clarifies Karnataka Minister After Vijayan Writes to PM

The Karnataka government on Tuesday said the state has not prohibited travel with Kerala. As a precautionary measure, guidelines have been issued that travellers entering Karnataka from Kerala must mandatorily possess a negative RT-PCR test report not older than 72 hours, said Karnataka Health Minister Sudhakar K. Karnataka has not prohibited inter-state travel between Karnataka […]

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Covid-19: India’s active caseload falls below 1.5 lakh; no fresh deaths in 21 states, UTs – ET HealthWorld

India’s tally of active Covid-19 cases fell below the 1.5-lakh mark on Tuesday and was pegged at 1,47,306, comprising 1.34 per cent of the total caseload, the Union health ministry said, highlighting 21 states and UTs have not reported fresh fatalities in a 24-hour-period. A total of 10,584 new infections and 13,255 recoveries were recorded […]

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Indradhanush mission to be carried out in 13 districts: K’taka Health Minister – ET HealthWorld

Karnataka health minister K Sudhakar Bengaluru: The Intensified Mission Indradhanush 3.0 (IMI 3.0) immunisation drive to vaccinate pregnant women and children against eight diseases will cover 13 districts of Karnataka from February 22 to March 22, state Health Minister K. Sudhakar said here on Saturday. The IMI 3.0 is aimed to reach the unreached population […]

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UP leads in total vaccine doses, K’taka in most 2nd shots given – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: India had administered over 1.08 crore doses of Covid-19 vaccines till Saturday evening, with Karnataka inoculating the maximum number of healthcare workers with the second dose so far.Karnataka had fully vaccinated (with two doses) over 1.11 lakh health workers against Covid-19, followed by Telangana and Uttar Pradesh at 86,648 and 85,752, respectively. UP […]

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