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Covid 19 Top 10 News Updates for Bangalore – 10 August 2021

 

  1. COVID-19: Tough measures after August 15, says Ashok 
    With the reproductive rate (R factor) of the virus crossing one in the city recently raising concerns, the civic body is gearing up to impose fresh restrictions in the coming weeks. Though the number of cases in the city is under control .
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  2. State govt. announces health survey in city
    The State government has announced a health survey of every household in the city on the lines of the ‘Vaidyara Nade Halliya Kade’ scheme to proactively control a possible third wave of COVID-19 in the city.
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  3. Spreading clusters spawn more containment zones in city
    Containment zones in the city are multiplying due to clusters erupting in nearly all sites of infection, officials said.
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  4. All students, but one, pass SSLC exams
    The results of the SSLC exams were announced on Monday and 99.99% of students have cleared the exams. Minister for Primary and Secondary Education B C Nagesh released the results and congratulated the passouts.
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  5. SC seeks Centre’s reply on vaccine data
    A judicial order to publish data on clinical trials of COVID-19 vaccines and post vaccination side effects may feed vaccine hesitancy amid the pandemic, the Supreme Court said on Monday.
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  6. Covid spike: State asks Rlys to test Kerala, Maha passengers
    Bengaluru, DHNS: The state government has urged the Railways to ensure passengers from Kerala and Maharashtra are tested before they board trains to Bengaluru.
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  7. UN’s code red warning: Global temp likely to rise 1.5°C in 20 yrs
    In its most direct and unequivocal report on the dire threat of climate change, the United Nations’ inter-governmental panel on climate change (IPCC) on Monday projected global temperature to reach or exceed 1.5°C of warming over the next 20 years under all scenarios.
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  8. Protests continue at K’taka borders over Covid-19 curbs
    Bengaluru : Interstate commuters from Kerala continued with their protests over travel restrictions imposed by the Karnataka government at the border areas on Monday.
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  9. Karnataka to check children’s health to fight Covid third wave
    MYSURU: Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Monday ordered officials of the health and women and child welfare department to conduct health checkups of children at all government schools and to boost their immunity.
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  10. Doctors report 20-30% spike in Covid positive patients with thrombosis
    BENGALURU: The second Covid-19 wave saw a big spike of 20-30 per cent in the number of thrombosis cases among patients, compared to thrombosis cases during the first wave.
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