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COVID-19 News Updates

Odisha August Unlock: Check Full List of What's Allowed And What’s Not
Odisha August Unlock: Check Full List of What's Allowed And What’s Not 

The Odisha government on Saturday announced guidelines for graded unlock for the month of August.

BMC Claims Cent Percent Covid 19 Vaccination In Bhubaneswar
BMC Claims Cent Percent Covid 19 Vaccination In Bhubaneswar

Additional Commissioner, BMC, Laxmikant Sethy said that the civic body had covered a wide range of beneficiaries including those from rural areas on the outskirts of the town. Huge number of outsiders keeps commuting to the city regularly. “No one has been ignored,” he added.

Unlock Begins In Odisha
Odisha Unlock Guidelines: Malls, Cinema Halls & Bars Allowed To Open; Check Details

SRC Pradeep Jena said that cinema halls will reopen in the State with 50 % capacity with certain riders for Cuttack, Puri and Bhubaneswar for allowing visitors.

Centre Gives Rs 1,828 Cr To States For Fight Against COVID-19
Centre Gives Rs 1,828 Cr To States For Fight Against COVID-19

India's Covid-19 vaccination coverage crossed the landmark of 46 crore on July 30. Cumulatively, 46,15,18,479 vaccine doses have been administered through 54,94,423 sessions, as per the data of the Health Ministry.

OTV Opinion Poll On Covid Lockdown In Odisha
Odisha Unlock Guidelines For August Today, What May Open, What May Not

Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) PK Jena is scheduled to address a press conference in the afternoon regarding the fresh guidelines

COVID-19 Test
COVID-19: India Records 41,649 Fresh Cases, 593 More Fatalities

India's COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7 last year, 30-lakh mark on August 23, 40-lakh mark on September 5 and 50-lakh mark on September 16

Global COVID Cases
Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 197.2 Million, Deaths Over 4.20 Million

The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths.

Odisha Unlock Plan
Odisha Unlock Plans: Night Curfew, Weekend Shutdown To Stay As Rising Rt Value Ties Down Govt's Hands

The Rt value in Nuapada and Deogarh stood at over 1.5, when Kerala, the State saddling with the highest positive cases in the country, has a value of around 1.15 -1.16 (as per field epidemiology network study). Rt value up in Puri after Rathyatra

NCPCR Dissatisfied over Odisha's Rehab Plan
COVID19 Orphaned Children: NCPCR Dissatisfied Over Odisha's Rehab Plan, 396 missives shot

Though Odisha figured among the handful of 10-states who have submitted necessary details of the orphaned or single-parent children up to the NCPCR's stage-6 requirement, Odisha could extend govt schemes to a measly 0.007 pc children in distress

Police Resort To Lathicharge At Covid 19 Vaccination Centre In Khordha
Police Resort To Lathicharge At Covid 19 Vaccination Centre In Khordha

A video of the chaotic and stampede-like situation at Krutibas Bhawan vaccination centre under Banpur Community Health Centre (CHC) went viral on the social media. 

AstraZeneca's Nasal Vaccination Prevents COVID Spread In Animal Models
AstraZeneca's Nasal Vaccination Prevents COVID Spread In Animal Models

SARS-CoV-2-specific mucosal immunity is possible after intranasal vaccination, and results in a reduction in virus detection in nasal swabs in hamsters and macaques.

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COVID Infection From Banknotes, Coins Unlikely: Study

The team treated various euro coins and banknotes with virus solutions of different concentrations. While the infectious virus was still present on the stainless-steel surface after seven days, on the 10-euro banknote, it took only three days to completely disappear.

Yuzvendra Chahal
Chahal, Krishnappa Gowtham Test Positive; To Stay Back In Sri Lanka: BCCI Official

Every member before boarding a return flight was supposed to undergo an RT-PCR test and there Gowtham and Chahal, deemed as close contacts of Krunal, have been found positive.

Director of Directorate of Medical Education and Training (DMET) Dr CBK Mohanty
Complete Unlock In Odisha From August 1 : Here's What The DMET Chief Says

DMET director Dr CBK Mohanty said that time for a complete unlock has not yet emerged in the State as the pandemic is not over

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COVID-19: India Records 44,230 Fresh Cases, 555 More Fatalities

India recorded 44,230 fresh Covid-19 cases with 555 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data showed on Friday.

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