- Colleges from July 26, theatres open today
Students who have taken at least one dose allowed; night curfew relaxed. The Karnataka government relaxed Covid-19 guidelines on Sunday, allowing colleges to open from July 26 and theatres to operate with 50% capacity from Monday. Night curfew hours were also relaxed from the existing 9 pm to 6 am, to 10 pm to 5 am.
- 8.76 lakh students to write SSLC exams today
About 9 lakh students, including 23 who tested positive for Covid-19, are set to appear for the SSLC examinations scheduled to be held on Monday and Thursday.
- Hospital admissions on the rise while cases fall
Covid-19 cases may be on the decline in Bengaluru, but, in a worrying sign, hospital admissions of infected patients have doubled over the past few days.
- Lungs heal well even in Covid patients with acute pneumonia
The initial fear that many post-Covid patients would later develop lung fibrosis is fast receding in the medical corridors. Even lungs of patients who suffered from severe Covid and pneumonia, are showing signs of healing within 3-6 months, according to a new study published by doctors from a city hospital.
- Covid scare: Delhi cancels Kanwar Yatra
The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) on Sunday prohibited the annual Kanwar Yatra in the city to prevent the spread of Covid-19. “No celebrations, processions, gatherings, etc. shall be allowed during forthcoming Kanwar Yatra 2021 starting from July 25 in NCT of Delhi,” stated an order issued by the DDMA.
- For the first time in 138 days, Delhi sees zero Covid deaths
New Delhi : Delhi recorded no new deaths due to Covid-19 on Sunday, the first time since March 2 that the pandemic did not claim a life in the national Capital.
- IMA slams Kerala for easing Covid-19 restrictions for Eid
The Kerala government’s decision to ease restrictions for Eid-ul-zuha celebrations even as Covid-19 cases continued to surge in the state has triggered sharp reactions from medical bodies and experts, with the Indian Medical Association (IMA) terming it “unwarranted and inappropriate” at a time of a medical emergency and threatening to move court.
- Govt: 18 out of 60 adverse events related to vaccine
Union health ministry’s latest analysis of 60 cases of adverse events following immunization shows that 18 of these were related to the vaccines, the government said in a report, which added that the only case that was of a fatality was not connected to the vaccines.
- 31 dead in incidents of wall collapse, electrocution as heavy downpour hits city
At least 31 people were killed in separate incidents of house collapse and electrocution due to heavy rain in Mumbai on Sunday. In one instance, a residential building collapsed in Mumbai’s Vikhroli area in the wee hours of Sunday, killing three people, according to the BMC.
- Bengaluru drops its guard, dumps masks
When Karnataka entered Unlock 2.0 and Unlock 3.0, cases of mask violations and social distancing increased, with marshals fining more people — from over 200 people booked for mask violations during the lockdown period, the number has increased to 900 plus cases a day.