No coronavirus cases found in state: DHO Dr Venkatesh

Mysuru, February 12:- “Three coronavirus cases have been reported in Kerala. But no coronavirus cases are registered in Karnataka. As a precautionary measure, we have appointed a team of doctors at Bavali at Karnataka-Kerala border,” said District Health Officer Dr R Venkatesh.

He was speaking at KDP meeting held at Zilla Panchayat chaired by ZP president Parimala Shyam on Tuesday. Discussion on precautions taken to prevent coronavirus was held. He said that a keen eye is kept on 6 people who have come to Mysuru from China and they don’t have signs of coronavirus. He said that 18 students from China among 200 students at the University of Mysore had gone back to China and have been instructed to not return back until further instructions.

Agriculture and Industry Standing Committee president Venkataswamy said that cleanliness should be maintained at meat shops and asked the authorities to cancel the licence of the shops lacking cleanliness.

Discussion on children being attacked by stray dogs in Nanjangud was also held. Sa Ra Nandish raised the issue and asked the district health officer and veterinary officers to take preventive measures. The health officer said that proper medication will be provided to those who are attacked by dogs and said all the hospitals in the district have rabies vaccine.

DDPI Panduranga said that all measures are being taken to ensure that the Mysuru district gets better results in SSLC examination and said classes will be held till 6 pm.

ZP CEO K Jyothi, vice president Gowramma Somashekar, Education and Health Standing Committee chairman J Achyuthananda, chief project officer Padmashekar and others were present. (MR/KS)

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