Bangalore (Karnataka) [India], May 28 (ANI): Amid speculation over innoculation with different doses of COVID-19 vaccines, Karnataka Chief Deputy Minister Dr CN Ashwath Narayan assured Thursday that no vaccine mix is took place in the state.
Speaking to reporters, Karnataka CM MP said: “There is no mixing of vaccines in the state. People are given the same dose of vaccines.” “There is speculation that health workers are given two different vaccine injections. However, this is not true and there is no evidence for it,” said CM deputy.
Meanwhile, Karnataka is grappling with an increase in cases of Covid-19 and black fungus (Mucormycosis).
Karnataka’s Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar said on Wednesday that the state would have a new COVID-19 discharge policy and post-COVID precautions due to the increase in cases of black fungal infection.
Speaking to the media after a meeting with experts on the containment of black fungal infection, Dr Sudhakar said: âIt has been decided to formulate a new exit policy and post-COVID precautions for patients who are have recovered from COVID-19 infection. reported 24,214 new cases of Covid-19, 476 deaths and 31,459 discharges, according to the state health department.
Given the COVID-19 situation in the state, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa announced on May 21 that the lockdown in the state has been extended until June 7. (ANI)