Since a booster shot is no sure shot in giving protection from Omicron after 3-months, masking, social distancing and hand washing will remain the sure antidote
The Rt value in more than half of the districts is close to 4-5. Odisha will hit a bigger peak towards January end
A look at the genome sequencing data, vaccination rate and hospitalisation data, it seems Omicron is the dominant variant here
Third Wave may prove dangerous. Delta seen in genomes from hotspots like Cuttack, Sundargarh, Jharsuguda etc
The big headache for the State policymakers is nearly 75 percent of new infections come from the vaccinated age group of 19-40 years.
The CAPE data of the model shows high lifting of air parcels in Bhubaneswar atmosphere on Jan 13 and 14, which indicate hail/thunderstorm likely on Jan 13, 14 and 15.
Odisha took 120 days in the first wave to notch 1000 Covid cases/day, took 26-days in the second wave. But in only 9 days scored 1k/day.
The Omicron recovery rate in Odisha and Delhi are the poorest in the country. Tamil Nadu has the highest rate
As per the findings, Indicative studies have shown that 3 doses of Wuhan-strain based vaccines may provide only partial protection from infection with this variant
On Jan 3, 2022, the doubling time in Odisha is estimated at 238.6 days as against the country's 251 days. Therefore, Odisha is all set to witness faster growth in coming days
The life span of the cold wave in Odisha will be only 48-hrs. The whole of northwest, northern and Central India will witness heavy rainfall and hailstorm on Jan 8 and 9
US study shows fully Pfizer Vaccinated individual infected by Omicron 90 days after the last dose. The variant spread to one unmasked from a coughing masked individual
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