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Mysuru DC Dr Bagadi Gautham urges one and all to get vaccinated

Prime News, Karnataka, Health, Disease, Vaccine, Mysuru, November 29:- Mysuru Deputy Commissioner Dr Bagadi Gautham on Monday (November 29) urged all those who have not got vaccinated so far to fall in line.

He said, “Cauvery Nursing Hostel has reported 36 cases while St Joseph’s College of Nursing has reported 29 cases. As per the guidelines of the state government, those coming from Kerala have to produce negative RT-PCR report.”

Talking to reporters at his office here, he said, “Beginning today, we are targeting 5,000 people for RT-PCR test. The positivity rate is 0.97. In the last one month, 90,700 tests cases were conducted and 700 cases turned out to be positive. 93% of the people aged over 18 have been vaccinated and 65% of them have got their second dose. The district has 2 lakh doses in stock and MCC has one lakh doses.”

The Deputy Commissioner said the vaccination process would be complete if people respond positively.

Dr Gautham also informed that students in schools will be tested for coronavirus. “Cultural, social and educational activities have been put on hold till further orders. These programmes can be held virtually.” (MR/KS)

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