Covid-19 latest News a massive surge in deaths this month, 6,790 in only 17 days, has pushed Karnataka’s overall an 317 Deaths on Bangalore on Tuesday 19-05-2021- Reports Time Of Hindustan
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On Tuesday, Karnataka registered 525 more deaths due to Covid-19, with 317 of them coming from Bengaluru (Urban and Rural). Since March 10 of last year, the state’s total death toll has increased to 22,838. Meanwhile, despite the fact that discharges (59,395) outnumbered new cases (30,309) registered across the state, coronavirus testing was at an all-time low this month, with just 93,247 samples collected.
In Bengaluru, new cases fell to 8,676 from 13,338 on Monday. During the previous weekend, the city saw a slow decrease, with 8,344 cases on Sunday, 13,402 on Saturday, and 14,316 on Friday, compared to an average of 20,000 daily new infections a week ago. The total number of active cases is now 5,75,028; 3,40,965 of these are in Bengaluru alone.
Covid-19 Latest News Ramanagara: The Dy CM has ordered that all patients be admitted to CCCs and PHCs.
Home isolation of Covid patients would not be permitted in Ramanagara, according to Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister C N Ashwathnarayan. “All patients who test positive for Covid should be referred to Covid Care Centers or Primary Health Centers. “Authorities have been told to provide proper treatment and good food,” he said.
The number of RAT tests in the district will be improved, as will the number of doorstep spot tests. Within a month, he added, a 6KL per day oxygen generator plant will be installed in the hospital, which will also have 100 ICU beds.
Due to the increased demand, district in-charge minister Ashwathnarayan said that the government would double the number of Covid-19 beds available at Ramanagara District Hospital within 15 days.
After his assessment visit to the hospital, Ashwathnarayan told reporters that the conversion of all beds to those with oxygen will be prioritised. “At the moment, 130 of the 150 beds have oxygen. “Oxygen concentrators will be installed in the remaining 20 non-oxygenated beds,” he added.
The district’s current caseload is now 3,947, with 427 new cases registered on Tuesday. According to figures released by the Health Department, 222 people have died as a result of the infection in Ramanagara to date.
RPF apprehends four railway workers in Bengaluru for stealing Remdesivir.
Four railway workers employed at Bengaluru’s Divisional Railway Hospital have been arrested for reportedly stealing and selling Remdesivir vials at higher rates, according to the Railway Protection Force (RPF).
One contracted staff and three Group C/D workers are among the charged, according to RPF officers. “All of the defendants have appeared in court and have been remanded in judicial detention. “We’re really looking into it,” an officer said.
Furthermore, the South Western Railway announced that the employees concerned had been terminated and that they had been subjected to severe disciplinary measures.
From Tatanagar, the fourth Oxygen Express arrives in Bengaluru.
After departing from Tatanagar in Jharkhand on Monday, the fourth Oxygen Express carrying medical oxygen arrived in Whitefield in Bengaluru on Tuesday.
South Western Railway reported that the train that arrived in Bengaluru at 8.45 a.m. was carrying six cryogenic containers weighing 120 tonnes of LMO (liquid medical oxygen). A total of 480 MT of oxygen has been transported from Jharkhand and Odisha to Karnataka as a result of this project.
Karnataka is expected to host facilities engaged in the manufacture of two Covid vaccines — Covaxin and Sputnik V — as the country faces a severe vaccine shortage.
Shilpa Biologicals Pvt Ltd (SBPL) is scheduled to produce Sputnik V from its R&D facility in Dharwad, while Bharat Biotech (Covaxin) is establishing a facility in Malur, Kolar district.
Bharat Biotech has expressed hope in manufacturing nearly 5 crore Covaxin doses per month by the end of August, starting at a rate of 1 crore doses per month by the end of June, according to Karnataka Health Minister K Sudhakar.
Meanwhile, SBPL said in a regulatory filing that it expects to produce 50 million doses of the dual vector Sputnik V in the first 12 months of commercial production.
The Archbishop of Bengaluru launches new the Covid Care Centre.
Dr. Peter Machado, Archbishop of Bangalore Archdiocese, inaugurated a 100-bed Covid Care Centre built by Jeevan Jyothi Trust in partnership with St Martha’s Hospital on Tuesday. The Azim Premji Foundation also contributes to the CCC.
“The CCC set up at the campus of St Joseph’s School at Briand Square on Mysore Road will be overseen by the medical staff and administration of St Martha’s Hospital. This CCC is intended to help relieve the strain on already overburdened hospitals, according to Machado.
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He went on to say that the CCC was just one of the Archdiocese’s pandemic-fighting efforts. “To name a few, the ‘Here I Am’ programme provides full burial facilities for Covid victims, as well as counselling sessions for those afflicted by the pandemic and the ‘Breath of Life’ helpline founded to assist patients, in addition to numerous initiatives taken by many across the city to distribute food kits to the poor,” Machado said.
For not wearing masks, Mangaluru police seize 59 vehicles and fine 264 residents.
The Mangaluru City Police confiscated 59 vehicles from various parts of the city for allegedly breaching the rules, despite the fact that most residents in Mangaluru opted to remain indoors as part of the ongoing fortnight-long lockdown across the state to alleviate the ongoing coronavirus epidemic.
According to police reports, there were 57 two-wheelers and two four-wheelers involved. Meanwhile, 264 people were fined in the city on Tuesday for not wearing masks.