Second wave pushes Covid health claims up 27% at 10 lakh – Times of India

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblr CHENNAI: Health insurance claims related to Covid have jumped to 9.9 lakh worth Rs 14,500 crore, up 27% from 7.8 lakh claims worth Rs 11,850 crore as on January 31, according to sources in the General Insurance Council. The surge follows the second wave of infections that hit the country in February 2021. […]

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Vinay Kumar announces retirement

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblr Former India cricketer and Karnataka captain R. Vinay Kumar announced his retirement from international and First Class cricket on Friday. An intelligent pacer and capable batsman, Vinay played one Test (against Australia at Perth in 2012), 31 ODIs and nine T20Is. The 37-year-old last featured for India in the limited-overs home series against […]

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Karnataka Panchayat Election Results 2020 LIVE Updates: Chaos Outside Counting Centre in Karwar as No Result Declared in Last 5 Hours – News18

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblr Karnataka Panchayat Election Results 2020 LIVE Updates: Chaos Outside Counting Centre in Karwar as No Result Declared in Last 5 Hours  News18 Karnataka gram panchayat election results 2020 live updates: BJP-backed candidates lead in 5,342 seats, Congress 3,155  Times of India Karnataka Gram Panchayat Election Results 2020 LIVE: BJP marches ahead of Congress, leads on […]

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Central team visits Udupi to assess flood damage

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblr A team of the Central government on Monday visited flood-affected areas in Udupi district and assessed damages to crop and property. The team visited Pass Kudru area near Shivalli in Udupi taluk and later went to Baje dam which supplies drinking water to Udupi city. It assessed the damages to the dam, its […]

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As COVID-19 cases surge among teachers, 3-week holiday for Karnataka schools from October 12-30

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblr As fear mounts up due to the rise in COVID-19 cases among teachers, the Karnataka government has announced a three-week mid-term holiday for all types of school activities from October 12 to 30. “I have come to know through the media about many teachers contracting COVID-19 infection, so keeping in mind the health […]

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Bengaluru reports ‘first’ case of COVID-19 reinfection

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblr In what doctors claim to be a first case of COVID-19 reinfection in south India, a 27-year-old woman from Bengaluru has tested positive again nearly a month after she was treated and discharged from hospital. Doctors at Fortis Hospital’s Bannerghatta Road unit, who confirmed that the hospital had reported the first reinfection case, […]

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These states report maximum new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblr The Union Health Ministry on Tuesday said that five states have recorded the highest number of COVID-19 cases in the country in the last 24 hours. These are Maharashtra (11,852), Andhra Pradesh (10,004), Karnataka (6,495), Tamil Nadu (5,956) and Uttar Pradesh (4,782). Together, these states account for 56% of the confirmed cases added […]

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Karnataka Deputy CM says all colleges will start in October

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblr Deputy Chief Minister and Higher Education Minister Dr CN Ashwath Narayan announced that all college classes will start in October and students are expected to attend classes in person. He announced that the academic year for various degree courses will commence from September 1 with online classes, while the offline classes will start […]

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Coronavirus | 30% shortage of doctors, 50% fewer nurses and ward boys, say pvt. hospitals

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblr Private hospitals and nursing homes in Karnataka have said that they are facing shortage of doctors, nurses and ward staff to treat and take care of patients battling COVID-19. At a press conference on Wednesday, R. Ravindra, president of the Private Hospitals and Nursing Homes Association (PHANA), said they were facing 30% shortage […]

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Video showing dumping of COVID-19 victims’ bodies in Karnataka’s Ballari triggers outrage

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblr A video purportedly showing health workers dumping some bodies of COVID-19 victims in a mass grave in Ballari district in Karnataka triggered a massive outrage on social media on Tuesday.  The video shared by Congress leader DK Shivakumar showed officials “inhumanly” dumping bodies in a large pit.  The authenticity of the video was […]

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