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COVID-19 News Updates

COVID Death Toll Crosses 1000-Mark In Khordha With Over 70% Fatalities From Bhubaneswar Alone

Bhubaneswar has alone recorded over 70 percent of the total Covid deaths in Khordha district.

Less Covid Tests Plateauing Daily Infection Graph
COVID-19: India Records 35,342 Fresh Cases, 483 More Fatalities

The country now has 4,05,513 active cases and has witnessed a total of 4,19,470 deaths so far.

Global COVID Cases
Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 192.5 Million, Deaths Exceed 4.12 Million

According to the CSSE, US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 34,282,698 and 610,190, respectively.

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645 Children Lost Their Parents To Covid From Apr-May 28 During Second Wave: WCD

In response to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani gave data on the children orphaned during the second wave of COVID-19. According to the data, a total of 645 children lost their parents to Covid from April 2021 to May 28.

Delta Variant
Delta Variant Remains Active In Patients For Almost A Month: ILS Director

ILS Director Ajay Parida said that the Delta variant virus is remaining active in the body of the patients for around a month

After Fatal May, Corona Trend Declining In Odisha: Public Health Director
COVID-19: Active Cases Register Increase For Second Day

The country now has 4,09,394 active cases and has witnessed a total of 4,18,987 deaths so far.

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 183.4mn
Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 191.9 Million

US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 34,223,853 and 609,846, respectively.

New Covid-19 Cases, Deaths And Spread Of Variants All On The Rise: WHO

Variants are continuing their progression, as the Alpha variant was seen in 180 countries while the Delta variant was reported from 13 new countries.

High ICU, Ventilator Dependency In Twin City Trigger Concerns
High ICU, Ventilator Dependency In Twin City Trigger Concerns

An increasing number of patients requiring ICU treatment in the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack has become a major cause of concern for the State Health authorities.

Covid-19 Tests
Capping COVID19 Second Wave: Mumbai, UP Show The Way For Odisha

The India Inequality Report-2021 highlights why Odisha is failing to control the thick tail of Covid-19 second wave. Time for the State to look beyond the Ganjam model and take a leaf out of UP and Mumbai's book

Odisha To Establish 3 Eklavya Schools In Sambalpur
Reopen Primary Schools First, Suggests ICMR; Odisha Govt Says Ready, Wants Central Guidelines 

On the ICMR's suggestion to open primary schools first, Odisha government has said that it has no problem but it needs proper Central guidelines

Road Blockade
Beneficiaries Block Highway Protesting Covid Vaccine Crunch In Boudh

Hundreds of people blocked the NH 57 near Adenigada in Boudh district protesting shortage of Covid-19 vaccines at the local centre

At 3,998, Covid Deaths Jump Over 10X In India In 24 Hours

India currently has 4,07,170 active cases of COVID-19 and has witnessed a total of 4,18,480 deaths so far.

Supreme Court
'Robust' Covid Ex-Gratia Scheme In Works, Need 4 Weeks More: Centre To SC

The Supreme Court had said the Centre failed to perform its statutory duty cast under Section 12 of the Disaster Management Act to issue minimum standards of relief for families of those people who lost their lives to Covid-19.

COVID Antibody Level Remains High For At Least 9 Months After Infection: Study
Two-Thirds Of Indians Have Covid Antibodies, 40 Crore Still Vulnerable To Infection: Govt

Two-thirds or 67.6 per cent of India's population aged above 6 years were found to have SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in the latest national sero survey. A third of the population did not have SARS-CoV-2 antibodies, which means about 40 crore people are still vulnerable to COVID-19 infection, the official said.