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Karnataka Govt Appoints Arvind Limbavali, Other Cabinet Ministers For Covid-19 Management

Minister of Forest Department Arvind Limbavali has been given the responsibility of COVID-19 war room call centre and management of treatment to patients in proper time.

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As COVID-19 tangled and put a pause in the country, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa appointed five cabinet ministers to manage the pandemic in the state.

Minister of Forest Department Arvind Limbavali has been given the responsibility of COVID-19 war room call centre and management of treatment to patients in proper time.

Industries Minister Jagadish Shettar will manage oxygen supply, Deputy Chief Minister Dr CN Ashwath Narayan will be in charge of Remdesivir, other COVID-related drugs and human resource management.

Home minister Basavaraj Bommai and Revenue minister R Ashok have been given charge of bed availability and bed-related issues in medical colleges, private and government hospitals.

Meanwhile, the Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) has established a 100-bed COVID Care Centre to help the state government's efforts to combat the surge of COVID-19.

Amid the devastating second COVID-19 wave in the country, fresh cases have been rapidly rising in Karnataka. As many as 44,631 new cases, taking the total active cases to 4,64,363. With 292 fresh deaths were reported in the stateThe death toll stands at 16,538.

(With inputs from ANI)


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