5 more Tablighis test positive in Karnataka

Bengaluru: Five more Tablighi Jamaat members, including three women, who attended the congregation in New Delhi’s Nizamuddin area in March and returned to Karnataka, tested coronavirus positive, an official said on Sunday. “Of the 5 Tablighis, four, including three women are from Raibagh in the state’s northwest Belagavi district and one (male) is from Ballari […]

Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yedyiurappa (File Photo/Facebook)

11 Tablighi returnees tested positive in Karnataka: CM

Bengaluru:  Eleven of 91 Tablighi Jamaat followers who returned to Karnataka from the Delhi headquarters of the group have tested positive so far for coronavirus, Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa said on Thursday. “Of the 91 Jamaat members who returned from Nizamuddin Markaz in March, 11 tested positive at Bidar in northern Karnataka, while 80 tested […]

Karnataka man tests Covid-19 negative after suicide

Bengaluru: An Udupi man in coastal Karnataka committed suicide fearing that he contracted Covid-19 but his blood test turned out to be negative, an official said on Sunday. “He tested negative for coronavirus, the report has confirmed,” Udupi District Health Officer Sudhir Chandra Sooda told IANS. Gopalakrishna Madivala, around 50 years of age and working […]

Karnataka reports second Covid-19 death, 4 new cases

Bengaluru: The 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 […]

Bengaluru: The K. R. Market (Krishna Rajendra Market) bears a deserted look during 'Janata Curfew' in Bengaluru on March 22, 2020. (File Photo: IANS)

COVID-19: Karnataka bars non-essential services in 9 districts

Bengaluru: The Karnataka government on Monday barred non-essential services in nine districts with certain exceptions to ensure social distancing and isolation to contain the spread of coronavirus. The restrictions will apply to revenue districts of Bengaluru Urban, Bengaluru Rural, Kalaburagi, Chikballapur, Mysuru, Madhugiri, Dharwad, Mangaluru and Belagavi from 12 am on Monday to 12 am […]