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Karnataka logs 201 fresh Covid-19 cases and 1 new death

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BENGALURU: Karnataka on Saturday reported 201 fresh cases of Covid-19 and one new coronavirus-related death in the past 24 hours. This takes the total number...

WHO terms Covid strain JN.1 ‘variant of interest’

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GENEVA: The World Health Organisation has classified COVID-19 strain JN.1 as a separate ''variant of interest'' given its rapidly increasing spread but said that it...

COVID-19 Precautions Amid JN.1 Sub-Variant Alert: Urgent Advisory for Over 60s,...

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BENGALURU: On Tuesday, the Karnataka government issued an advisory urging specific groups of people to take precautions amidst the current COVID-19 situation in the country...

Karnataka HC quashes case against CM Siddaramaiah and Deputy CM D...

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BENGALURU: The High Court of Karnataka on Friday quashed a case against Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and Deputy Chief Minister D K Shivakumar in relation to...

WHO declares end to COVID global health emergency

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GENEVA: COVID-19 no longer represents a global health emergency, the World Health Organization said on Friday, a major step towards the end of the pandemic...

Rise in Covid cases: Centre asks states to keep strict vigil,...

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Karnataka: Amid rising cases of Covid, the Centre on Friday asked eight states including Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra to maintain a strict watch...

Amid rising cases, Health Ministry says no increase in rate of...

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NEW DELHI: Amid a gradual rise in daily Covid-19 cases, the Union Health Ministry said on Thursday that the XBB.1.16 subvariant of Omicron might be...

76 samples of new Covid variant XBB1.16 found in India: INSACOG...

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NEW DELHI: A total of 76 samples of COVID-19's XBB.1.16 variant have been found which might be behind the recent rise of cases in the...

Amid rise in Covid cases, Centre asks 6 states to take...

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Karnataka has reported an increase in weekly cases from 493 to 604 during the period. The state reported a positivity rate of 2.77 per...

Bengaluru sees 31 COVID-19 cases, no death; active tally now 133

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BENGALURU: Bengaluru on Saturday reported 31 COVID-19 cases, which took the tally to 18,77,957 while the death toll stood unchanged at 16,990, a civic official...

Karnataka sees 48 COVID-19 cases, no death; active tally now 232

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BENGALURU: Karnataka on Saturday reported 48 COVID-19 cases, which took the state's tally to 40,73,616 while the death toll stood unchanged at 40,269, a health...

Bengaluru sees 20 COVID-19 cases, no death; active tally now 106

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BENGALURU: Bengaluru on Sunday reported 20 COVID-19 cases, which took the tally to 18,77,816 while the death toll stood unchanged at 16,990, a civic official...

Covid test mandatory for 2pc arriving int’l pax, airlines directed to...

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NEW DELHI: The Union Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) on Thursday said that at least two percent of the arriving passengers on international flights...

Here are India’s Latest Guidelines on International Travel, Arrivals

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A.1. Planning for Traveli. All travellers should preferably be fully vaccinated as per the approved primary schedule of vaccination against COVID-19 in their Country. A.2....

PM Modi chairs meeting to assess COVID-19 situation, cautions against complacency,...

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NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a high-level meeting on Thursday to assess the COVID-19 situation in the country, preparedness of health infrastructure and...

Message circulating on XBB variant of COVID-19 fake, says health ministry

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NEW DELHI: Amid a surge in COVID-19 cases worldwide, several fake and misleading information is being circulated on the internet. Reacting to one such piece...

COVID-19: Karnataka makes wearing of face masks mandatory in indoor locations

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BELAGAVI: The Karnataka government on Thursday decided to conduct mandatory testing of Influenza Like Illness (ILI) and Severe Acute Respiratory Illness (SARI) in the state...

China COVID deaths probably running above 5,000 per day – UK...

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BEIJING (Reuters): More than 5,000 people are probably dying each day from COVID-19 in China, health data firm Airfinity estimated, offering a dramatic contrast to...

Centre advises heightened surveillance, booster dose coverage as Covid cases rise...

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NEW DELHI: Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Thursday said states have been asked to focus on heightened surveillance within the community, undertake requisite control and...

COVID-19: Karnataka CM appeals for public cooperation to implement preventive measures

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BELAGAVI: Amid spurt in COVID-19 cases in some parts of the world and cases of Omicron subvariant BF.7 found in the country, Karnataka Chief Minister...

Will increase tests and send all COVID samples for genome sequencing:...

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BELAGAVI: Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar on Thursday said the state government will increase testing and send all the samples of fresh COVID-19 cases...

Govt reviews COVID situation; advises people to mask up, get vaccinated;...

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NEW DELHI: In view of a sudden spurt in COVID cases in China and some other countries, the Union health minister on Wednesday reviewed the...

COVID-19: Karnataka will start screening international passengers at Bengaluru airport, says...

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BELAGAVI: The Karnataka government will start screening international passengers at Bengaluru airport in view of a sudden spurt in COVID-19 cases in some parts of...

China reports 38,645 new COVID cases for Nov 28 vs 40,347...

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SHANGHAI: China reports 38,645 new COVID cases for Nov 28 vs 40,347 a day earlier China reported 38,645 new COVID-19 infections for Nov. 28,...

COVID positivity on rise in Karnataka, Govt urges people to get...

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BENGALURU: Highlighting that the COVID-19 positivity is on the rise, Karnataka Health Minister K Sudhakar on Thursday said only 17 per cent of people have...

Karnataka reports 1,837 new COVID-19 cases, four deaths

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BENGALURU: Karnataka on Sunday reported 1,837 fresh COVID-19 cases and four fatalities, taking the cumulative infections and deaths to 40,20,087 and 40,118 respectively, the health...

Karnataka CM cancels Delhi visit after testing positive for COVID-19

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BENGALURU: Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Saturday said his trip to Delhi stands cancelled after he tested positive for COVID-19, with mild symptoms. "I have...

IISc establishes viral genome sequencing lab in Bengaluru

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BENGALURU: The Indian Institute of Science has established a Viral Genome Sequencing Lab at its Centre for Infectious Disease Research (CIDR) here. The lab will focus...

India’s COVID vaccinations hit 2 bln, new cases at four-month high

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NEW DELHI: The Indian government's COVID-19 vaccinations hit 2 billion on Sunday, with booster doses underway for all adults, as daily infections hit four-month high,...

Booster dose necessary to beat residual effect of COVID-19: Karnataka CM...

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BENGALURU: Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Saturday said the booster dose drive was important in the fight against COVID-19 as the residual effect of...

COVID-19 precaution dose: Karnataka govt to conduct workplace, door-to-door vaccinations

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BENGALURU: The Karnataka government has prepared district-wise micro plans for conducting workplace vaccinations along with a door-to-door inoculation drive to implement the 75-day COVID Vaccine...

COVID-19: Karnataka mulling fines for not wearing masks at public places...

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BENGALURU: With COVID-19 cases on the rise, the Karnataka government is mulling over imposing fines for not wearing masks in public places here. "I feel that...

Ex-Karnataka CM H D Kumaraswamy tests positive for COVID-19

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BENGALURU: Former Karnataka chief minister H D Kumaraswamy on Monday said he has tested positive for COVID-19 and is under home isolation. ''Following symptoms of light...

Covid symptomatics in Bengaluru should undergo RAT

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New guidelines say no need to close Covid-affected apartments/educational institutions in Bengaluru BENGALURU: With Covid-19 cases rising in and around Bengaluru city since around a month,...

No need to panic over rising no. of Covid cases, no...

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NEW DELHI: The increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in the country over the last few days should not be a cause for panic,...

Covid-19 spike: Karnataka reimposes mask ‘fatwa’

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Karnataka Health Commissioner D Randeep urges all eligible persons to take 3-dose vaccine BENGALURU: The state Health Department has made the wearing of masks mandatory again...

BBMP sanctions Rs 4 lakh for 17-year-old paralysed after Covaxin jab

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2nd adverse event comes to light after TBL story on 14-year-old Bengalurean's post-jab epilepsy attack BENGALURU: Hours after TheBengaluruLive broke the story of a 14-year-old school...

14-year-old Bengaluru school boy had epilepsy attack after Corbevax jab

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TheBengaluruLive unearths story after media was kept in the dark for 60 days after incident BENGALURU: Amid the other gloom-and-doom stories related to the deadly coronavirus,...

Centre writes to 5 states over rise in Covid cases, weekly...

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NEW DELHI: In view of a surge in COVID-19 cases over the past week and in the weekly positivity rate, the Centre on Saturday advised...

Karnataka Health Minister K Sudhakar tests COVID-19 positive

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BENGALURU: Karnataka Health Minister K Sudhakar has tested positive for COVID-19. Confirming the news in a tweet on Thursday evening, Sudhakar wrote, "I have tested positive...

COVID 4th wave concerns: Karnataka govt makes masks, social distancing mandatory

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BENGALURU: Amid fresh COVID-19 concerns in different parts of the country and apprehensions of a possible fourth wave of the pandemic, the Karnataka government on...

Fresh COVID concerns: No need to fear or have panic reactions,...

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BENGALURU: Amid fresh COVID-19 concerns in different parts of the country and apprehensions about a possible fourth wave of the pandemic, renowned cardiac surgeon Dr...

Precaution dose of COVID-19 to be available for 18+ age group...

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BENGALURU: Precautionary dose of COVID-19 vaccine will be available to all those above the age of 18, at private vaccination centres from April 10, Karnataka...

Don’t let your guard down as pandemic isn’t over yet: Karnataka...

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BENGALURU: Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar on Wednesday cautioned people against letting their guard down against COVID-19 saying that the pandemic is currently under...

Covid-19 vaccination for 12-14 years age group from March 16: Union...

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All in 60-plus age group can take Covid-19 precaution dose from March 16, as per tweet of Union Health Minister BENGALURU: The Centre has announced that...

No need for negative RT-PCR report to enter state from Kerala...

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BENGALURU: The Karnataka government on Thursday lifted the condition of a mandatory negative RT-PCR test report of passengers coming from Kerala and Goa. ''Passengers coming to...

COVID fatalities way less in Karnataka due to effective management, says...

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BENGALURU: Karnataka Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot on Monday said fatalities in the state during the COVID-19 pandemic were way less compared to other parts of the...

Karnataka CM visits ailing litterateur in Dharwad hospital

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Noted Karnataka poet Chennaveera Kanavi showing signs of recovery from Covid-19 DHARWAD: Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has expressed the hope that renowned litterateur Dr Chennaveera Kanavi...

Karnataka waives negative RT-PCR report requirement for Maharashtra arrivals

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Two-dose vaccination remains compulsory for visitors from Maharashtra, says Karnataka order BENGALURU: In a major protocol change, the Karnataka government has waived the requirement of negative...

Karnataka achieves 90 pc double-dose vaccination

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BENGALURU: Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar on Tuesday said 90 per cent of Karnataka is now fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with both vaccine doses. ''90%...
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