Karnataka waives institutional quarantine for state returnees
The Karnataka government has waived the requirement of institutional quarantine...
Citizen squads to watch the quarantined
Karnataka has requested citizen groups and members of non-profit organisations to be part of squads t...
No quarantine for MPs as govt paves way for House panel meets
Standing committee on petroleum and natural gas holds first meeting after lockd...
Karnataka relaxes rules, makes 2-week home quarantine for visitors mandatory
The changes in Karnataka's policy is in line with its approach to fresh covid-19 positive cases.
Karnataka plans law to home-quarantine senior citizens, says Sudhakar
The minister said he was in talks with experts on this aspect, he told reporters. The idea was to protect senior citizens from covid infection, and control the spread, he told reporters after paying surprise visits to Jayanagar General Hospital and Rajiv Gandhi Chest Hospital.
Exempt panel members from quarantine: MPs
“The biggest problem before our MPs in travelling for committee meetings are the quarantine rules. These are different for states. We have written to Rajya Sabha chairman asking MPs travelling to Delhi may be exempted to enable them to attend,” said Anand Sharma, deputy leader of Congress in Rajya Sabha.
Monitoring home-quarantined people a tough challenge for Karnataka
Data from the state Covid-19 war room reveal that 13,374 people have breached home-quarantine regulations so far, posing the risk of spreading the coronavirus infection.
Institutional quarantine for travelers from Chennai and Delhi
Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, who announced the revised norms, said this was part of the strategy to contain the spread of the pandemic from across the state's border.
Coronavirus in Mumbai: 19-storey newly constructed building handed over for quarantine facility
A private builder handed over a 19-storey newly constructed, ready-to-move-in building to Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai. Mehul San...
Over 15 lakh quarantined in Mumbai since virus outbreak: BMC
As of now, 2.46 lakh people are under home quarantine and 14,288 under institutional quarantine, the BMC said on its website.
Bengaluru RWAs take proactive steps to help the home-quarantined
Several residents’ welfare associations in Bengaluru are proactively responding to the worsening Covid-19 situation even as some of them have come under criticism for showing a dictatorial attitude and going overboard to implement stringent rules in their localities.
COVID-19 in Delhi: 5-day mandatory institutional quarantine order withdrawn after AAP govt's stiff opposition
A day after Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal directed five-day mandatory institutional-quarantine for every coronavirus patient, the de...
No institutional quarantine for Maharashtra returnees: Karnataka health minister
The Karnataka government has decided to do away with institutional quarantine for returnees from Maharashtra and will enforce strict home quarantine for 14 days for them, state Health Minister B Sriramulu said on Tuesday.
UK’s quarantine rules end for many nations
Those arriving from higher risk countries will still have to self-quarantine for 14 days but many popular destinations are now exempt, meaning millions of Britons are able to take summer holidays without having to stay at home when they return.
Bihar to monitor home quarantined at panchayat level
Bihar has decided to ask everyone entering the state to quarantine themselves at their homes, once it closes all the quarantine centres run by the state government by June 15.