Well being staff take swab samples for Covid-19 check, at BBMP well being middle, in Bengaluru
Karnataka authorities issued an order lifting Sunday and evening curfews from August 1, and allowed gyms and yoga institutes to reopen from August 5 in step with the Centre’s Unlock 3.zero tips.
* Replace at 7.49am: India’s Covid-19 recoveries cross 15-lakh mark. An infection nonetheless stays concentrated in 10 states that contribute greater than 80% of the brand new circumstances, experiences ANI quoting ministry of well being & household welfare
*Because the state strives to scale back the Covid-19 mortality price and produce it below 1%, the main focus is on treating high-risk sufferers.
* The efficient replica variety of Covid-19 — the imply variety of infections attributable to a single contaminated individual at this stage of the pandemic — in Bengaluru has not solely dipped since July, but in addition seems to be in management, in accordance with a professor from the Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai.
*As many as 665 ambulances have been freshly deployed to ferry Covid-19 sufferers in addition to common sufferers to hospitals in Bangalore on the directions of chief minister BS Yediyurappa, medical schooling minister Ok Sudhakar stated.
*Realising the rising want for oxygenated beds to sort out Covid-19, the Karnataka authorities is including 4,339 oxygen beds in district and taluk hospitals within the subsequent three weeks.