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Drinking water scheme to be commissioned shortly

Monitoring Officer for the district and Managing Director of Tamil Nadu Skill Development Corporation G. Prakash reviewed the progress of the ongoing development projects like construction of check-dams, drinking water projects being implemented by the TWAD Board, ‘yatri nivas’ in Tiruchendur and the projects being implemented by the Tamil Nadu Housing Board, Tamil Nadu Slum […]

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Arunachal Pradesh officials trek 9 hours to vaccinate 16 grazers

Tawang Deputy Commissioner leads team to inoculate villagers of Luguthang at 14,000 ft Away from home grazing their yaks, 16 residents of Luguthang village in Arunachal Pradesh’s Tawang district could not make it to a COVID-19 vaccination camp organised on May 19 at Domstang, about five hours’ trek away. However, the vaccines reached the homes […]

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Covaxin special drive covers over 50% of targeted group

Another round of tracking and follow-ups will be planned, say officials The special drive conducted by the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) for four days to inoculate those who missed the second dose of Covaxin managed to cover more than 50% of the target group. Officials from the GCC said another round of tracking and follow-ups […]

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Finland sees spike in infections after soccer fans return from Russia

The Finnish national team suffered two defeats in St. Petersburg this month and nearly 100 infections have since been recorded at two border crossings, mostly among returning fans, authorities said. Finnish football fans returning from Russia after Euro 2020 matches have caused a spike in their country’s daily coronavirus cases, Finnish health authorities said on […]

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Karnataka reports 5,783 cases of COVID-19, 168 deaths

Karnataka on Friday reported 5,783 fresh cases of COVID-19, taking the total to 27,96,121. Of these, 1,100 cases were from Bengaluru Urban. With 168 deaths, the toll rose to 33,602. This is apart from 21 deaths of patients due to other reasons. As many as 15,290 persons were discharged on Friday, taking the total recoveries […]

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DME issues instructions to paediatricians

State readies for third wave of COVID-19 The Directorate of Medical Education, anticipating that the next wave of COVID-19 could affect children, has said that a nodal officer, preferably a paediatrician, be appointed to prepare for the same. Medical college deans have been asked to set aside 100 beds with oxygen facilities and monitors in […]