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Covid 19 Top 10 News Updates for Bangalore – 07 July 2021

 

  • Active cases in B’luru dip to 18k from 3.6 lakh in 48 days
    Fifty days after Covid-19 cases peaked in Bengaluru, active cases in the city have fallen to less than 20,000 – a huge drop from the over 3.6 lakh cases during the peak of the second wave. Read More:

  • No Covid deaths in 9 K’taka districts
    Six districts in Karnataka reported less than 10 new Covid-19 cases and n 10 had zero deaths on Tuesday, a clear sign that the spread of the virus is in decline. Four districts — Bagalkot, Yadgir, Raichur and Vijayapura — figure among both sets of districts. Read More:
  • Covid’s Latest Unpleasant Surprise: Sore Gallbladder
    It’s been more than a year since Covid-19 was declared a global pandemic. But the disease continues to surprise the medical community with its unique manifestations.Recently, doctors at a Delhi hospital came across a 48-yearold woman who had developed inflammation in the gallbladder post-Covid. Normally, such inflammation is caused due to stones that block the tube leading from the gallbladder to the small intestine. Read More:

  • Govt owes several lakhs to pvt hospitals for treating Covid patients
    The second Covid wave may be on the wane, but the government is yet to clear the dues of patients treated under its quota by private hospitals.  Many private hospitals have complained that the government owes them in lakhs for treating its patients under the Suvarna Arogya Suraksha Trust, a separate body under the health department acting as the implementing agency for Ayushman Bharat-Arogya Karnataka. Read More:

  • Garment workers back at work, many unvaccinated
    Yet-to-be-vaccinated workers at small and medium garment units are risking their lives by going to work every day. Read more:

  • Vaccine supplies are limited across Karnataka
    The vaccine shortage across Karnataka means that the state could find it challenging to reach its milestone of vaccinating all adults by the end of the year.   The shortage is pronounced across all districts, but it is more acute in the jurisdiction of the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP). Read More:

  • How Covid stalled sporting ambitions in K’taka’s towns
    Shuttered training facilities, schedule disruptions and canceled competitions threw sportspersons’ fitness and career plans into disarray during the pandemic, which twice forced authorities to curtail activities. Students in small towns who thought field triumphs at the local or state level would help them enter good universities or companies were left wondering what next. Read More:

  • No under-18 vax a stumbling block in international travel
    In the coming months, as more and more countries open their borders to vaccinated tourists, Indian families travelling with minors would find a major hurdle along their path. With no Covid-19 vaccination program announced yet for those under the age of 18 years, parents from India traveling with children on foreign holidays would have limited options of holiday destinations they can travel to, without facing quarantine restrictions. Read More:

  • 76% of parents in India unwilling to send wards to school: Survey
    At least 76 percent of parents in India are not ready to send their children to school till cases in their district are down to zero, or until the children are vaccinated, revealed a survey. LocalCircles, a community social media platform that helps citizens and small businesses escalate issues for policy and enforcement interventions, conducted the survey. Read More:
  • Evidence-based care vital to treat Covid patients, says study
    Fear and anxiety among the public and physicians treating Covid-19 patients has resulted in clinical practices and hospital triage decisions which are not evidence-based and often detrimental, according to a new finding. Read More:

 

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