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Karnataka: Face masks must in closed spaces and air-conditioned rooms, Covid tests for flu like illness

According to the advisory, it has been made mandatory to wear masks in closed places. Passengers landing from abroad will be randomly tested for Covid-19. Hospitals have been asked to keep oxygen cylinders, plants and generators ready.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Bengaluru: After the furore of Corona in China, now India has also come on alert mode. Meetings are being held on behalf of the Central Government regarding Kovid. A high-level meeting has also taken place under the chairmanship of PM Modi regarding Kovid. Precautionary steps are also being taken by the state government to prevent corona in their respective states. In this episode, the mask has returned in Karnataka. The state has now made it mandatory to wear masks. At the same time, it will be necessary to get the Covid test done if there are symptoms of flu.

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Health authorities in Karnataka have issued an advisory listing the safety protocols that people need to follow to keep Covid-19 at bay. According to the advisory, it has been made mandatory to wear masks in closed places. Passengers landing from abroad will be randomly tested for Covid-19. Hospitals have been asked to keep oxygen cylinders, plants and generators ready.

Instructions have also been issued to both government and private hospitals to arrange separate beds for Covid patients. With the third dose of the Health Department vaccine, more vaccination camps will also be organized to vaccinate the eligible beneficiaries.

Karnataka Health Ministry issued this guideline
-Karnataka Health Minister K Sudhakar took note of the rise in Covid cases in China in his state.

-Masks have been made mandatory in all closed spaces and indoor settings, especially air-conditioned spaces.

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-The government has made it mandatory for all patients with influenza, flu-like illness and severe acute respiratory infection to undergo covid test across the state.

-The government will do covid test of 2000 to 4000 patients every day.

-Random checking of two percent of all passengers at the airport will continue.

-The government will also conduct an exercise in all hospitals to assess oxygen plants and oxygen generators.

-All district hospitals have been instructed to reserve beds for Covid patients.

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-Special camps will be organized to give booster dose.

-Karnataka Health Minister said, “There will be no mass testing of patients for Covid as of now, as the situation is still under control.”

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