COVID-19 Updates

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 182.5mn
Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 184.5 Million

The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 33,746,275 and 605,903, respectively, according to the CSSE.

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BMC Clears Air On Shop, Shopping Complex Opening Guidelines

A shopping complex/shop business establishment whose area is less than 25000 Square feet will be allowed to open.

Covid Vaccination Centres Gasp For Breath As Crowd Throws Norms To Wind
Covid Vaccination Centres Gasp For Breath As Crowd Throws Norms To Wind 

While social distancing norms are violated, chaotic and stampede like situations also witnessed at vaccination centre across the State.

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Daily Covid Deaths Are Based On Audit, Not On A Day’s Fatality Count: Top Odisha Health Officials

In the wake of the controversy surrounding the alleged concealing of Covid deaths in the State, the Odisha Government on Tuesday sought to clarify by stating that the death figures updated by the government every day is not based on the fatalities reported on a particular day.

Odisha Govt Decides To Close Covid Care Centres As Cases Decline
Odisha Govt Decides To Close Covid Care Centres As Cases Decline

The decision was taken on recommendations of the Technical Committee on Covid management.

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COVID-19: India Records Lowest Daily Rise In 111 Days

With 34,703 fresh Covid cases, India on Tuesday recorded lowest spike since March 17, said the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry, as only 553 deaths were reported in the biggest relief since April 6.

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Odisha Sees Record Dip In Single-Day Covid Cases, Deaths Surge

Odisha on Tuesday witnessed a fall in the single day Covid 19 cases with 2,487 new infections even as daily fatalities showed no sign of abatement with 51 infected persons succumbing to the virus in last 24 hours.

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Global Covid-19 Caseload Breaches 184 Million Mark

The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 33,722,994 and 605,567, respectively, according to the CSSE.

Odisha Administers Record 4 lakh Vaccine Doses In A Single Day
Odisha Administers Record 4 lakh Vaccine Doses In A Single Day

A total of 4,02,434 doses were administered to beneficiaries at 1735 centres across the State

Delta Variant 8 Times Less Sensitive To Vaccine Antibodies: Study
Delta Variant 8 Times Less Sensitive To Vaccine Antibodies: Study

Lower protection against B.1.351, the variant with the least sensitivity to neutralising antibodies, has been demonstrated for at least three vaccines. However, progression to severe disease and death was low in all studies.

Why Central Team In Odisha?
Central Team In Odisha: Is Coronavirus Taking Wings In  State?

Odisha is grouped with 5 COVID intensive states like Kerala, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura, Manipur and Chhattisgarh. The central team will analyse trigger points in the State like slowing down of the declining active caseload and daily count. Post Delta+. Only Deogarh sticks to 70:30 RTPCR to RAT 

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Covid Third Wave Likely To Hit India In August, Peak In September: Report

Only 4.6 per cent of the population in India is fully vaccinated, while 20.8 per cent have received one dose, much lower compared to other countries including the US (47.1 per cent), the UK (48.7 per cent), Israel (59.8 per cent), Spain (38.5 per cent), France (31.2), among others.

Black Fungus In Odisha
Black Fungus In Odisha: Total Cases So Far 129, Deaths 18, Says Govt

Odisha government on Monday informed that as many as 129 cases of black fungus have been reported from the State so far while a total of 18 people have succumbed to the fatal disease. As per sources, Ganjam and Khordha districts have reported 21 cases each while 8 cases of infection have been confirmed in Balasore.

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Central Team In Odisha To Review Covid-19 Situation

The central team deployed by the ministry of health to monitor Covid-19 management arrived in Odisha on Monday.The team consists of two members -- Professor of Kolkata-based AIIH&PH Dr Shibani Dutta and Prasanta Raghab Mohapatra, a professor in AIIMS Bhubaneswar.

Director of Directorate of Medical Education and Training (DMET) Dr CBK Mohanty
'Lagged CFR' Responsible For High Covid Fatalities, says Top Odisha Health Official

The Odisha Health Department today attributed the rising single-day fatality figures to a lag period between infection and deaths even as the daily positive cases are stable in the State.

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At 723, India Records Lowest Covid Fatalities Since April 8

India on Monday recorded 723 deaths and added 39,796 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, said the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry.

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Odisha Reports Highest Single-Day Toll Of 52 Covid-19 Fatalities

Total Covid-19 cases in Odisha rose to 9,24,699 while the death toll surged to 4,248 after as many as 2,803 people tested positive

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Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 183.7 Million

The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 183.7 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.97 million and vaccinations soared to over 3.1 billion, according to Johns Hopkins University.

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Covid-19 Less Of A Pandemic, More A Poverty Trap

The Covid-19 pandemic has not only proved to be a health disaster for humanity, but the deadly virus also robbed people of livelihood, even pushing many affluent families into acute poverty.

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COVID Third Wave In October: Know Which Odisha Districts Highly Vulnerable

High seroprevalence in the first wave muted the second wave surge in districts like Ganjam, Gajapati et al, loss of immunity by around 11-months (Oct-Nov) since the onset of the first wave, low vaccination rate now and risks of unlocking heighten proneness to the third wave

Naba Das Courts Controversy Again Over Appointing His Daughter As Official Representative
'No Immediate Threat Of Covid Third Wave, Odisha Govt Prepared'

The Odisha Government is well prepared for the possible third wave of Covid pandemic even though there is no immediate threat of a next wave in the State.

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Odisha Registers 2,870 Covid-19 Cases, 42 Fatalities In 24 Hours

The Covid-19 tally in Odisha rose to 9,21,896 while the death toll surged to 4,196 after as many as 2,870 people tested positive for the virus and 42 patients succumbed to the infection in the last 24 hours

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India Records 43K Cases Of Covid, 955 Deaths In 24 Hrs

India on Sunday recorded 955 deaths and added 43,071 new cases of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, less than Saturday, the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry said.

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 183.4mn
Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 183.4 Million, Death Toll Surges To 3.96 Million

US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 33,713,729 and 605,493, respectively, according to the CSSE.

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Oppositions Allege Odisha Govt Of Projecting ‘Fabricated’ Covid Death Figure In Nabarangpur

Opposition parties alleged that there are many irregularities between the Covid fatalities data furnished by Nabarangpur district Collector and Odisha Government’s Covid dashboard