K’taka CM reconstitutes COVID-19 task force, appoints DyCM as its chief


PTI, May 3, 2021, 3:28 PM IST

Bengaluru: With an alarming surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths in Karnataka, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Monday reconstituted the COVID-19 task force to examine measures taken to curb the pandemic and create awareness among the public on its management.

The four-member task force will be headed by Deputy Chief Minister Dr CN Ashwath Narayan.

Karnataka has been hit hard by the second wave of COVID-19, reporting over 35,000 cases daily, while active cases have breached the four lakh mark and infections gone past 16 lakh.

”The reconstituted task force will examine measures taken to curb the pandemic and create awareness among the public on its management,” an official release said.

Primary and Secondary Education Minister S Suresh Kumar, Information and Public Relations Minister CC Patil and Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar are the other members of the force.

The announcement came on the day when 24 deaths were reported in Chamarajanagar district hospital, allegedly due to the shortage of oxygen.

The Chief Secretary to the government, Additional Chief Secretary in the Department of Health and Family Welfare, Principal Secretary in the Department of Medical Education will assist in providing relevant information to the task force, the release said.

Udayavani is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest news.

Top News

Maha: 11 villages in Solapur district seek basic facilities or nod to merge with Karnataka

India submits reply in Nirav Modi’s UK extradition appeal

Centre ‘takes back’ Rs 1,000 cr granted to AP

Min Kota directs officials to speed up implementation of free electricity distribution scheme

Noted economist, former Union minister Alagh passes away

Hospet: Muthalik urges Centre to ban live-in relationship in India

Border row: Maha suspends state-run bus services to Karnataka


MUST WATCH

Bihar: thieves steal oil from moving goods train

tips to learn Flip easily!

Belagavi: Outrage outpours as stone pelted, black ink thrown at Maha registered vehicles

Rishab shetty family visit Anegudde temple

Do you know what makes a beagle dog special?


Latest Additions

Maha: 11 villages in Solapur district seek basic facilities or nod to merge with Karnataka

India submits reply in Nirav Modi’s UK extradition appeal

Centre ‘takes back’ Rs 1,000 cr granted to AP

Min Kota directs officials to speed up implementation of free electricity distribution scheme

Noted economist, former Union minister Alagh passes away

Thanks for visiting Udayavani

You seem to have an Ad Blocker on.
To continue reading, please turn it off or whitelist Udayavani.