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The circular on Tuesday clarified that the High Court order "applies only to second and fourth semester (freshers) students of the 3-year LLB course, and the rest of the examinations will be held as scheduled."
In its state-wise classification, UCF found that Uttar Pradesh reported the most such cases (66), followed by Chhattisgarh (47), and Karnataka (32). This also makes Karnataka top the list among south Indian states.
🔴 In the wake of rising Omicron variant concerns, the state Covid-19 expert committee had recommended to the government to explore possibilities if a booster dose could be made available to health and frontline workers in the state.
With Covid-19 clusters being reported from educational institutions and fears about the Omicron variant, many institutes have gone back to online classes. They have decided to adopt a “wait-and-watch policy” for now.
🔴 All international travellers from South Africa, Botswana, and Hong Kong who have arrived in the last 15 days (since November 12) should be tracked and subjected to repeat RT-PCR testing, says a circular.
Deputy Commissioner Nitesh Patil said all cases were "breakthrough infections”, meaning those who tested positive had received both doses of a vaccine. He explained that most patients were asymptomatic, while some had mild symptoms.
The report by Project: Jeevan Raksha, a public-private initiative providing insights on the handling of the pandemic, indicated a significant drop in insurance claims for both Covid-19 treatment and deaths.
An hour-long session was held at Shradhanjali Integrated School, operated by the Association of People with Disabilities (APD) at Lingarajapuram to to ascertain difficulties faced by children with disabilities during the pandemic.
Karnataka Higher Education Minister C N Ashwathnarayan said measures were being taken by the state government to make quality education accessible to those who were socially and economically disadvantaged.
The patient, Ritika, had suffered from abnormal menstrual bleeding owing to multiple fibroids in her uterus. These had completely distorted the anatomy of the uterus and were discovered during the surgery, the team of doctors said.
Incidentally, the guidelines issued by the government coincide with those issued a few days back by the Department of Women and Child Development to facilitate reopening of Anganwadi centres (AWCs) across the state.