Covid-19 test now available on Practo for Rs 4,500

Bengaluru: Leading digital healthcare platform Practo on Saturday said it has partnered with diagnostic lab chain Thyrocare to conduct Covid-19 detection tests authorised by the government and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). Starting Saturday, the test is available for Mumbai residents for Rs 4,500, and will soon be expanded to the rest of […]

Karnataka reports second Covid-19 death, 4 new cases

Bengaluru:┬áThe Karnataka government, here on Thursday, reported second Covid-19 death and four more positive cases, raising the total number of cases to 55. “A 70-year-old woman, resident of the Chikkaballapura district, had a history of travel to Mecca, Saudi Arabia. She had returned to India on March 14 and died on March 24,” said a […]

7 new COVID-19 cases in Karnataka, 6 from Bengaluru

Bengaluru: Seven persons, including six from Bengaluru tested positive for coronavirus pandemic, taking their total number to 33 in Karnataka, an official said on Monday. “Till date, 33 COVID-19 positive cases have been confirmed in the state which includes one death,” a health official told IANS. Among the seven new cases on Monday, six are […]

Official suspended for keeping COVID-19 positive son at railway guest house in Bengaluru

Bengaluru: A senior woman employee was suspended for keeping her foreign-returned son, who tested positive for coronavirus, at the railway guest house near the city station, an official said on Friday. “South Western Railway zone general manager A.K. Singh has suspended the employee for lodging her 25-year-old COVID-19 affected son at the rest house near […]

COVID-19: Another positive case in Karnataka

Bengaluru: A 35-year-old Kodagu returnee from Saudi Arabia has emerged as the 15th coronavirus-positive case in Karnataka on Thursday, an official said. “A 35-year-old male patient from Kodagu has tested positive for COVID-19 today. He returned from Dubai on March 15 to Kempegowda international Airport, Bangalore, and travelled to Kodagu by bus the same day,” […]

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COVID-19: Karnataka positive cases rise to 14

Bengaluru: A 35-year-old man tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, taking the total cases in Karnataka to 14, an official said on Wednesday. “Till date, 14 COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Karnataka including one death,” Suresh Shastri, special officer in the information, education and communication (IEC) wing of the Health Department told IANS. […]

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2 more test COVID-19 positive in Bengaluru

Bengaluru:┬áKarnataka Health Minister B. Sriramulu on Wednesday confirmed two more positive coronavirus cases in the state, raising the total to 13. “Two more COVID-19 cases have been registered in Bengaluru on Wednesday, taking the total infected cases to 13,” tweeted Sriramulu. 2 more #Covid19 case has been registered in Bangalore today, taking the total infected […]