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COVID-19 News Updates

Vaccination Drive
Vaccination Drive For Pregnant Woman In Bhubaneswar To Start From July 21

Covid-19 vaccination of pregnant women in Bhubaneswar will start from July 21

Covid Management Funding Modalities In Odisha
Hesitancy In COVID Tests Major Cause Behind Hidden Cases: Top Odisha Health Official

With more and more people hesitating to test for COVID infections, the hidden cases have emerged as the primary cause of COVID transmission in the State, said Vijay Mohapatra

India COVID-19 Cases
India Records 41,157 Fresh Covid Cases, 518 Fatalities

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

Covid cases
Covid Death Toll In Odisha Crosses 5k Mark

Covid-19 death toll in Odisha crossed 5000 mark as the State confirmed 66 new fatalities due to the virus on Sunday

Global Covid-19 Cases
Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 189.9 Million

The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 34,067,424 and 608,881, respectively.

Covid-19 Cases
India Reports 38,079 New Covid Cases, 560 Deaths In 24 Hrs

The country is preparing for the possibility of a third wave, the health ministry has stated during a Covid briefing on Friday.

Covid cases
Odisha Confirms 67 New Covid-19 Fatalities, 2182 Cases

The Covid-19 positive tally in Odisha also rose to 9,52,111 after as many as 2,182 people tested positive for the virus on Saturday

Global COVID Cases
Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 188.9 Million, Deaths Over 4.07 Million

The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 334,051,023 and 608,809, respectively.

Covid Package For Mission Shakti In Odisha
Odisha Govt Announces Rs 453.50 Cr Covid Package For Mission Shakti

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday announced a financial assistance package of Rs 453.50 crore for the welfare of women under the State Mission Shakti programme.

Covid Management Funding Modalities In Odisha
Covid Management: Odisha Govt Issues Modalities For Requisition Of Funds By Subordinate Offices

The Odisha government on Friday highlighted the funding pattern for management of Covid pandemic in the State and issued crucial instructions to the authorities at various levels for requisition of funds.

37 Cr Inoculated Across India After 175 Days Of COVID Vaccination Drive
Odisha Govt Asks Collectors To Ensure 100% Vaccine Coverage Of Transgenders

Odisha government asked officials to facilititate COVID-19 vaccination of transgenders without any discrimination or causing any inconvenience and social stigma 

Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid Vaccine Protection May Last For Lifetime: Study
Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid Vaccine Protection May Last For Lifetime: Study

The researchers found that adenoviruses are able to get into long-lived tissue cells, known as fibroblastic reticular cells, which act as "training grounds" for T-cells.

No Scientific Proof To Show COVID 3rd Wave Will Impact Kids: Experts
No Scientific Proof To Show COVID 3rd Wave Will Impact Kids: Experts

"The Covid rumour waves started as early as the third week of January and the second rumour surfaced in the month of February. There has been confusion around, and all forms of media are pumping the information but all are not credible."

COVID19 Vaccine: Statutory Nod For Zydus Cadila Vax For 12-18 Age-Group Soon, Centre To HC
COVID19 Vaccine: Statutory Nod For Zydus Cadila Vax For 12-18 Age-Group Soon, Centre To HC

The Centre said the vaccination is its top most priority and all efforts are being made to achieve " an objective of 100 percent vaccination in the shortest time possible keeping the available resources in mind and availability of vaccine doses into consideration".

Covid 3rd Wave: Odisha CM Seeks 95 Per Cent Vaccine Allocation
Covid 3rd Wave: Odisha CM Seeks 95 Per Cent Vaccine Allocation

Prime Minister urged the states to take proactive measures to prevent a third wave and stressed on moving forward with the strategy of test, track, treat and 'tika (vaccine)'.

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