Udayavni Special

‘Officials directed to take steps to contain viral fever outbreak’


Team Udayavani, Sep 15, 2021, 2:49 PM IST

Bengaluru: In light of the rising cases of viral fever in Karnataka, state health minister K Sudhakar on Wednesday informed that officials have been directed to take all the necessary steps to contain the outbreak.

Speaking to reporters, Sudhakar said that ILI (influenza-like illness) is an infection that is witnessed every year during monsoon.

“The situation is being monitored and inputs are being taken from all the government and private hospitals,” he stated.

Further he expressed relief that 99.5 percent of the ILI patients tested negative for Covid 19 when they were subjected to the tests according to the protocol

“In Covid-19 perspective, we are relieved that 99.5 per cent of these patients are reported negative. But we are watchful and taking all necessary precautions,” he added.

The minister also said that the state is planning an aggressive blood donation and vaccination drive on September 17 in view of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s birthday.

“We have also come up with a vision document on complete healthcare that will be handed over to the prime minister on his birthday. This will be a special gesture from Karnataka as no previous prime minister has given such a thrust to the health sector,” he added.

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

Top News

Dog owner books entire Air India Business cabin for pet

Punjab Congress Legislative Party meeting delayed as party yet to decide on new CM

K’taka police arrest gang extorting money over obscene videos

Father suspected to have murdered, dumped toddlers body in borewell

One rupee coin sold for Rs 10 crore at online auction

Sikkim declares ‘Katley’ as state fish

Police raid rave party, detain 11

Related Articles More

Return degree certificates to PM Modi, DKS tells unemployed youth

K’taka police arrest gang extorting money over obscene videos

Father suspected to have murdered, dumped toddlers body in borewell

Bhatkal: Bengaluru couple found dead under mysterious circumstances

Police raid rave party, detain 11

MUST WATCH

Rave Party In Bengaluru Outskirts

Factory workers step, lick toast before packing – WATCH viral video

Model shreya kalra dance traffic signal indore madhy Pradesh

Pramoda Devi Wadiyar Visited Captain Abhimanyu Elephant

SCIENTIFIC EXPLANATION OF TIME EXPLAINED IN KANNADA


Latest Additions

Rahul Gandhi takes dig at govt over record COVID-19 vaccinations

Dog owner books entire Air India Business cabin for pet

RBI decision to allow NBFCs apply for Aadhaar-e-KYC Authentication Licence to promote digitisation

Return degree certificates to PM Modi, DKS tells unemployed youth

Hope Amarinder Singh will not take any step which may harm Congress: Gehlot

Thanks for visiting Udayavani

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