Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa (File Image | IANS)

Karnataka extends lockdown till June 14, announces Rs 500 cr package

Bengaluru | With a Covid surge still being reported in rural parts of the state, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Thursday announced the extension of lockdown by a week, with the restrictions to be in force till 6 a.m. on June 14. He also announced a second relief package totalling Rs 500 crore for different […]

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Covid precaution causing dermatitis to 2/3rd population

Bengaluru | More than two-thirds of people may now have hand dermatitis due to stringent hand washing and using alcohol-based rubs during the Covid-19 pandemic, indicating the emergence of a skin-disease epidemic, according to a study led by Indian researchers. Researchers at Father Muller Medical College in Mangalore, Karnataka, analysed transepidermal water loss (TEWL) — an […]

Bengaluru: The usually busy Hosur Road bears a deserted look during a strict lockdown that has been re-imposed for 15 days in five wards across Bengaluru to contain the spread of COVID-19 and reduce the pandemic cases, on June 28, 2020. (File Photo: IANS)

Karnataka announces lockdown for 2 weeks from Tuesday

Bengaluru | A day after Bengaluru overtook Mumbai in terms of registering Covid positive cases, Karnataka on Monday decided to opt for enforcing lockdown like restrictions for the next fortnight starting from Tuesday evening onwards. Announcing this after the cabinet meeting here, Karnataka chief minister, B.S. Yediyurappa said that Karnataka will enforce lockdown measures to contain […]