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Kerala govt to use Ayurveda to mitigate Covid-19 spread

Thiruvananthapuram, Apr 8 (UNI) Kerala Government will use Ayurveda to contain the spread of COVID-19, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Wednesday.
“We are taking all possible steps to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the state. We have decided to use Ayurveda in mitigating this infection. People would be classified into seven categories based on the possible spread of the virus and they would be advised Ayurvedic treatment as per this classification,” the Chief Minister said at a press conference at the Government Secretariat.
'Sukhayusham' for those over 60 years of age and 'Swasthyam' project which envisages light exercise for the benefit of all are some of the programmes being planned under this initiative, he said.
He also announced that Ayur Raksha clinics will be started at Ayurveda dispensaries and hospitals. Those who have recovered from the infection will be given treatment to nurse them back to good health.
Niramaya, an online portal connecting all Government Ayurveda facilities in the state will be rolled out soon, he added.
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nCov: K'taka govt instructs business establishments not to allow Covid stamped people

04 Jun 2020 | 1:27 PM

Bengaluru, Jun 4(UNI) As malls, hotels are all set to open for public on June 8, Karnataka Chief Secretary T M Vijay Bhaskar has directed all the shops, offices, malls, commercial establishments to not allow COVID-stamped people to enter their premises before the completion of the prescribed quarantine time.

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Covid-19: Quarantine rules set to change: Minister

04 Jun 2020 | 1:24 PM

Mangaluru, Jun 4(UNI) The Karnataka government is mulling relaxing quarantine rules by making people undergo home quarantine, state Minister for Medical Education Dr K Sudhakar has said.

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Covid-19: Stranded Chhattisgarh labourers in Karnataka to fly back

04 Jun 2020 | 1:20 PM

Bengaluru, Jun 4(UNI) At least 354 labourers from Chhattisgarh, stranded in Karnataka due to the lockdown, will reach Raipur by flight on Thursday and Friday, official sources said here.

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Covid-19: Mah returnees to undergo 3 week quarantine

04 Jun 2020 | 1:17 PM

Bengaluru, June 4(UNI) The Karnataka government has increased the Quarantine time for people returning from Maharashtra from a fortnight to three weeks.

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Unidentified miscreants partially destroys shop of fish vendor who tested positive for COVID-19

04 Jun 2020 | 1:08 PM

Kozhikode, Jun 4 (UNI) Unidentified miscreants had partially destroyed the shop of a fish vendor late on Wednesday night after he had tested positive for COVID-19 recently.

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