4 vaccinated docs test C+
Despite drastic reduction in
This is the reason why experts have been saying that even those who are vaccinated should follow all Covid precautions and guidelines.
Dr Mahesh, an anesthesiologist at Chamarajanagar district hospital and also a Covid nodal officer, Dr Harsha (assistant professor), Dr Damayanti, Dr Girish Patil, Dr Shashank, Dr Naveen Chandra and Dr Chetan have tested positive in the last one week. While one of the doctors has been admitted to a hospital (as he has a child at home), the other six are now under home isolation and do not have any major symptoms. The four doctors were administered the first dose of the Covid
There have been a number of such examples from other countries too. A doctor from the US had tested positive for Covid nine days after taking the vaccine. With news about Covid after vaccination spreading fast, Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar took to Twitter to allay fears.
He said that the booster dose will be given to the vaccine recipient after 28 days. Immunity is developed 14 days after the booster dose is given which means that the recipient has to wait for 45 days after his/her first dose. The recipient of the vaccine can contract the virus in between and test positive. “Both Covishield and
464 new cases
Karnataka reported 464 fresh covid-19 cases and two related fatalities, taking the total infection count to 9,38,865 and the toll to 12,213, the
The day also saw 547 patients getting discharged after recovery. Bengaluru Urban, with 233 cases, accounted for the most number of infections reported on Saturday. Both fatalities reported today were from Bengaluru Urban.