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Four fresh cases of COVID-19 reported in K'taka

03 Apr 2020 | 8:25 PM

Bengaluru, Apr 3(UNI) Four fresh cases of KOVID-19 cases have been reported in Karnataka, taking the total number of cases to 128 in Karnataka.

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First COVID-19 positive patient in East Godavari discharged

03 Apr 2020 | 8:22 PM

Kakinada, Mar 3 (UNI) A 22-year old MBA student, the first Coronavirus positive patient in East Godavari district, has been discharged from the government general hospital(GGH) here on Friday after 14 days of treatment that too getting confirmed as negative twice.

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No restrictions on workers movement: Additional DGP Harish Guptha

03 Apr 2020 | 8:17 PM

Kakinada, Apr 3 (UNI) Additional DGP Harish Kumar Guptha has clarified that there were no restrictions on the movement of agricultural workers, factory workers and aqua farmers and they could attend to their work without any hindrance.

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COVID-19: Three COVID-19 patients discharged

03 Apr 2020 | 8:15 PM

Kottayam, Apr 3 (UNI) Three persons, including a 93-year-old man, were discharged from Medical College Hospital here on Friday after being cured of the disease.

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Ban on private vehicles yielded results in Mangaluru: ACP

03 Apr 2020 | 8:12 PM

Mangaluru, Apr 3(UNI) The Dakshina Kannada district administration’s decision to ban use of private vehicles, excluding permitted categories, from Friday for effective implementation of lockdown, began showing results since morning itself.

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Kerala HC stays govt order allowing sale of liquor

03 Apr 2020 | 7:47 PM

Kochi, Apr 3 (UNI) The Kerala High Court has stayed for three weeks, a government order allowing sale of liquor to those suffering from alcoholic withdrawal symptoms on the basis of a prescription given by a government doctor.

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COVID-19: Task force directs higher education institutions to take care of outstation students

03 Apr 2020 | 7:44 PM

Bengaluru, Apr 3 (UNI) The task force, constituted by the higher education department, on Friday directed the state-run universities and other higher education institutions to take care of outstation students who were residing in the hostels during the lockdown period.

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COVID-19 : CM reviews situation with officials over positive cases risen to 161 in AP

03 Apr 2020 | 7:38 PM

Vijayawada, Apr 3 (UNI) With the COVID-19 positive cases have surged to 161 in Andhra Pradesh, Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy reviewed the situation with the officials here on Friday.

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Cong MP condemns attacks against doctors, medical staff

Cong MP condemns attacks against doctors, medical staff

03 Apr 2020 | 7:15 PM

Vijayawada, Apr 3 (UNI) Congress MP KVP Ramachandra Rao has condemned the attacks against doctors, medical staff and damaging of hospital property by some people when the country is facing the COVID-19 pandemic.
In a statement here on Friday, he said that the attacks against Medical Staff and institutions, damaging the hospital properties, personally injuring the doctors should be condemned by one and all.

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Palaniswami warns of strict action against COVID lockdown violators

03 Apr 2020 | 7:15 PM

Chennai, Apr 3 (UNI) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami
today warned of strict action against those violating the lockdown orders
and said law will take its own course against them.

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No fresh COVID-19 cases reported in UT today : Director

03 Apr 2020 | 7:14 PM

Puducherry, Apr 3 (UNI) Director of Medical Services Dr Mohan Kumar said there was no fresh Coronavirus positive cases reported in the Union Territory on Friday.

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K'taka govt increases relief amount from 1k to 2k for registered construction workers

03 Apr 2020 | 6:51 PM

Bengaluru, Apr 3 (UNI) The State government on Friday increased the relief amount to Rs 2,000 each for registered construction workers. Earlier, it was decided to provide a relief amount of Rs 1,000 each.

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COVID-19 : Service minded individuals/institutions should come forward to help Govt : Collector

03 Apr 2020 | 6:38 PM

Puducherry, Apr 3 (UNI) Puducherry District Collector Dr T Arun on Friday urged service minded individuals and institutions to come forward to help the government in its effort to tackle the Coronavirus in the Union Territory.

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Vikram Hospital extends virtual consultation to assist patients during lockdown

03 Apr 2020 | 6:35 PM

Bengaluru, Apr 3 (UNI) Vikram Hospital, Bengaluru’s trusted quaternary care and Multispeciality hospital, on Friday announced the launch of teleconsultation and video call services with consultants. This initiative was planned keeping in mind the growing health concerns of public during lockdown and most importantly with outbreak of the COVID-19 virus.

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Necessary precautions taken by govt to prevent spread of Coronavirus in AP : Guv tells President

03 Apr 2020 | 6:34 PM

Vijayawada, April 3 (UNI) Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan on Friday said the government has taken necessary precautions to prevent the spread of Coronavirus in the state.

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