With a view to instill confidence and social security among the Anganwadi workers, supervisors and helpers engaged in Covid-19 duty, the State government on Tuesday announced a financial assistance of Rs 50 lakh for the kin of these frontline warriors in case of death due to the contagious virus in the line of duty.
India's daily coronavirus cases fell below 2-lakh mark for the first time since April 14. The country reported 1,96,427 fresh Covid cases on Tuesday and 3,511 fatalities, Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry said.
The daily spike in Covid-19 cases saw a marginal dip in Odisha as the State reported a total of 10939 virus infections in the last 24 hours. The addition of the new positives takes the cumulative Covid tally to 714380. With 11614 recoveries reported late on Monday, the total number of recovered cases has risen to 601224. The active Coronavirus cases meanwhile have surged to 110554.
The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 167.1 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.46 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
"More than 75 per cent of all vaccines have been administered in just 10 countries." The fate of the rest of the world is controlled by a small group of countries that are making and buying the majority of the vaccines,"
"Black fungus is another family; this term got associated with mucormycosis due to the presence of black dots among the culture of white fungal colonies."
Persons coming to Odisha for the purpose of relief, repair, restoration and any other associated activities of cyclone management shall be exempted from producing RT-PCR negative report and Covid final vaccination certificate for entering into the State
As Cyclone Yaas comes closer to make a likely landfall in Balasore district, the Odisha government has suspended the ongoing COVID vaccination, testing and door to door survey in three sensitive districts from May 25 to 27.
India's cumulative recoveries reached 2,37,28,011 on Monday and the National Recovery Rate has grown further to touch 88.69 per cent, reveals the latest data of the Union Health Ministry.
Roche India on Monday announced the rollout of its first batch of the antibody cocktail (Casirivimab and Imdevimab) against Coronavirus in India. The cocktail drug will be marketed by Cipla pan-India.
Sniffer dogs can help prevent the spread of Coronavirus by detecting SARS-CoV2, the virus behind Covid-19, according to a study, which found that the canines can be 88 per cent accurate in sniffing the virus, the media reported.
India crossed a significant landmark in its fight against Covid-19 pandemic on Monday with 1,06,21,235 people of 18-44 age group were administered vaccine under the ongoing world's largest drive.
As many as 11,059 new Covid-19 cases and 32 fatalities have been reported in Odisha in last 24 hours. The caseload in the State went up to 7,03,441 while Covid related death toll climbed to 2,516.
In view of the impending Cyclone ‘Yaas’, the Odisha government on Monday announced relaxation in lockdown in 10 districts for two days
India recorded 2,22,315 new coronavirus infections in a single day, the lowest in round 38 days, pushing the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 2,67,52,447, while the death toll crossed the 3-lakh mark, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday.
The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 166.9 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.45 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
As India fights against the second wave of Covid-19, many people across the country have fallen back on superstitions and are opting for a host of unproven and unconventional ways of treatment to survive the deadly virus
Bharat Biotech's Business Development & International Advocacy Head, Dr Raches Ella, exuded confidence that vaccine for kids may get the license in the third quarter of this year.
PSUs of the Petroleum Ministry are setting up captive PSA (Pressure Swing Adsorption) oxygen generation plants to boost emergency care for Covid19 patients in 7 districts of Odisha, informed Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday.
Amid the surge in the pandemic, when the Odisha government has entrusted the administrative officials with the responsibility to strictly enforce Covid-19 guidelines in the State, a woman Tehsildar allegedly flouted the norms openly by dancing in a wedding procession in Jagatsinghpur
At a time when family members are refusing to touch bodies of Covid-19 victims due to social stigma or fear attached to the pandemic, a Tehsildar and a BDO in Chandbali set a humanitarian precedent for the rest to follow
Healthcare experts said that a woman can get vaccinated against COVID-19 anytime after the delivery of her baby. There is no reason to delay the vaccination after delivery,
A top State health official on Sunday attributed the surge in daily Covid cases to the increase in number of testing while the rise in number of fatalities in the State is caused due to the critically ill patients.
A medical team, along with a tehsildar, was detained for around four hours over alleged anomalies in Covid test reports at Mayurjhalia village under Ranpur block in the district on Saturday.
The administrative restrictions in the most remote area of the district, Bonda Ghati, to contain the Covid-19 cases have pushed the lives and livelihood of the tribal people into a state of utter despair.