Chennai, Jun 24 (PTI): Highlights from the Southern region at 5 pm.
MDS2 KA-FEVER-CLINICS K'taka issues order notifying setting up of fever clinics in pvt hospitals Bengaluru: The Karnataka government issued an order notifying establishment of fever clinics and swab collection centres in 66 private hospitals or medical colleges in the city, aimed at controlling the spread of COVID-l9.
MDS6 TN-VIRUS-DEATH Ambulance assistant dies of COVID-19 in TN Coimbatore: A 22-year old ambulance assistant succumbed to COVID-19 at a hospital here, becoming the first victim to the viral infection in nearby Tirupur, health department sources said.
MDS7 TN-CUSTODIAL DEATH 'Custodial death' of father-son duo sparks outrage in TN; HC seeks report Tuticorin(TN): The death of a father-son duo allegedly in police custody in this district has caused a furore with the Madras High Court seeking a report on the matter.
MES2 KA-VIRUS-COP-SUICIDE Infected with COVID-19, armed reserve cop commits suicide Bengaluru: Coronavirus has rattled the Karnataka State Reserve Police (KSRP) Force following a head constable committing suicide and more than 50 personnel, including a commandant, testing positive for the virus.
MES3 TN-TEEN-LOVE LETTER Sexagenarian held for proposing, giving love letter to teen Coimbatore: A sexagenarian was arrested near here for allegedly proposing to a 16-year-old girl and giving her a love letter, police said.
MES4 KA-KSRTC-BUS KSRTC to commence operation of AC buses to 8 places from June 25 Bengaluru: The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) said it will commence operation of AC buses in a phased manner to places like Mysuru and Mangaluru with effect from June 25. PTI ROH ROH