Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, Medical Education Minister Dr K Sudhakar and many other ministers in Karnataka condoled her death
CM BS Yediyurappa 'completely' cured of COVID-19, discharged from hospital today, says Karnataka govt
The 77-year old BJP leader was admitted to the Manipal Hospital on 2 August after he tested positive for coronavirus
Hours after BS Yediyurappa's video message, Karnataka CM's daughter, 6 CMO staffers test COVID-19 positive
In a video message on Monday, BSY said that he is in 'good spirits with mild symptoms' and will get back to duties soon. He urged people to follow social distancing norms
COVID-19 cases in India cross 9 lakh just three days after going past 8 lakh-mark; several states announce fresh curbs
With 28,498 fresh cases recorded in a day, India's COVID-19 tally went past nine lakh on Tuesday, just three days after it crossed the eight-lakh mark
Karnataka implements complete lockdown on five Sundays till 2 August under Unlock 2 norms; scheduled weddings to proceed as planned
In the containment zones in Karnataka, only essential activities shall be allowed. There shall be strict perimeter control to ensure that there is no movement of people in or out of these zones
Coronavirus Updates: Maharashtra reports 5,493 new cases, 156 deaths; case count climbs to 1,64,626, toll mounts to 7,429
Coronavirus Updates: Maharashtra reported the biggest single-day spike of 5,493 COVID-19 cases so far on Sunday, which took the tally of patients in the state to 1,64,626.
Karnataka govt announces total lockdown on Sundays starting 5 July as COVID-19 cases rise; 8 pm to 5 am night curfew from 29 June
The Karnataka government on Saturday took a slew of decisions including imposing total lockdown on Sundays starting 5 July in view of the spike in the number of coronavirus cases in the state
Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa warns of another lockdown in Bengaluru as cases rise, asks people to follow guidelines
Amid talks about re-imposing lockdown in Bengaluru following the recent spike in cases, the chief minister said he will hold discussions on Thursday and Friday regarding the strict measures that need to be taken to control the virus.
Poor in Bengaluru unsure of next meal during COVID-19 lockdown; low quality PDS ration, absence of mid-day meals contributed to food insecurity
Many poor people in Bengaluru were forced to depend on meals and rations provided through the philanthropic efforts of private individuals.
Karnataka's weavers and artisans strive to survive in lockdown with paltry government aid, mounting debts
Weavers and artisans in Karnataka struggle to pay for their daily needs in lockdown, as government relief packages barely help them pay their bills, adding to their debt instead.
Karnataka mandates 7-day institutional quarantine of arrivals from 'high-prevalence states' as domestic air travel resumes
Two days before the resumption of domestic air travel, Karnataka government has issued detailed guidelines for the persons coming from 'high prevalence states' amid the coronavirus-induced lockdown
COVID-19 in Karnataka: Shortage of PPE kits, unequal distribution of resources put health workers in line of fire
Doctors at St John's Medical College and Hospital is the lack of safety gear-- PPE kits, the fear of running out of N95 masks and gloves and the disproportionate distribution of the kits, masks and gloves by the government.
Firstpost podcast: Govt must address misconceptions over burial, cremation of COVID-19 victims, says public health expert Dr Aiswarya Rao
To be a doctor working on the coronavirus frontlines, only to have your dignity stripped in death with no proper burial is the saddest thing to come out of the COVID-19 pandemic, says Dry Aishwarya Rao in Episode 9 of he podcast
Return migration and COVID-19: Data suggests Kerala, TN, Punjab, UP, Bihar may be future red zones for contagion risk
The outbreak of COVID-19 has brought into sharp focus the major international migration corridors India shares with the world including the Gulf, Europe, and North America. Many of the Stage 1 imported cases in India came through these corridors as emigrants returned to their families.
Firstpost Podcast: Dr Aiswarya Rao looks at the dark side of forced detox during coronavirus lockdown
In this episode, Dr Aiswarya explains what constitutes alcohol abuse, and the dark side of the forced detox in the lockdown.
Firstpost Podcast: Should healthy people use masks as protection against coronavirus? Public health expert Aiswarya Rao explains
For the rest of the lockdown, get yourself busy either making a mask for yourself, your family or your local community of non-healthcare service providers.
Coronavirus Outbreak: 75-yr-old succumbs to infection in Karnataka's Bagalkote; state COVID-19 tally at 128 with 4 deaths
The first death due to the novel coronavirus in Karnataka was reported in Kalaburagi, which also happened to be the first death due to COVID-19 in the country.
Coronavirus Outbreak Highlights: Maharashtra govt announces compensation of Rs 50 lakh to kin of police officers if they die on COVID-19 duty
Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: The total number of coronavirus positive cases in India rose to 2,547 on Friday (including 2,322 active cases, 162 cured/discharged and 62 deaths), the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Pakistan Army steps in to battle COVID-19 but imposes information blockade to hide lack of preparedness, high casualties
As numbers climbed, Prime Minister Khan continued to oppose a complete lockdown, on the grounds that the poor would suffer.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Scrap dealers, zealots, arts students; Assam's hunt for Tablighi Jamaat participants spares few
The first obvious reaction was of suspicion and fear and a sense of tiredness and submission as they must have already received a huge number of calls by then.