COVID-19 Updates

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.

WHO
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.

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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

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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.

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At 374, India Logs Lowest Covid Deaths In 125 Days

The death toll climbed to 4,14,482 with 374 daily fatalities, the lowest in 111 days, while the active cases have declined to 4,06,130, the lowest in 117 days.

Global-COVID-Cases
Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 190.8 Million, Deaths Over 4.09 Million

The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 34,129,516 and 609,233, respectively, according to the CSSE.

Covid19 Cases In Cuttack, Bhubaneswar Refuse To Decline
Covid19 Cases In Cuttack, Bhubaneswar Refuse To Decline: Fatty-Tail Phenomenon, Says DMET

With 1244 and 1396 active cases in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar respectively, the present Covid-19 situation has emerged as a major concern for the Health department.

COVID Antibody Level Remains High For At Least 9 Months After Infection: Study
COVID Antibody Level Remains High For At Least 9 Months After Infection: Study

This finding confirms that there are large differences in the number of secondary cases generated by infected people, with the majority of infections generating no further infections and a minority of the infections generating a large number of infections.

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India Reports 38K New Covid Cases, 499 Deaths

The active cases have declined to 4,21,665 and comprise 1.35 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate stands at 97.32 per cent, the data updated at 8 am showed.

Odisha Covid-19 cases
New Covid Cases Hit Record Low In Odisha, 7 Districts With Single Digit Count

Cuttack has the highest daily infection count today among all the districts in the State with as many as 335 people testing positive for the virus in the district.

Global COVID Cases
Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 190 Million Mark

US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 34,079,069 and 609,018, respectively, according to the CSSE.

BMC Asks Offices To Follow Covid Norms Or Face Closure
Follow Covid Norms or Face Closure: BMC To Offices

The administration of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has issued a stern warning to the authorities of all offices, both private and Government, in the State capital city to mandatorily ensure that their staff should strictly follow COVID-appropriate behaviour.

ECMO Treatment
Another Covid Patient From Odisha Shifted To Chennai For ECMO Treatment, Kin Cry For Help

Debakant Pradhan, a resident of Hindol in Dhenkanal district who had been under treatment at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar since June 10, was airlifted to Chennai today.

Mixing Covid Vaccine Doses May Help Boost Immune Response: Study
India's Covid Vaccination Coverage Crosses 40 Cr

More than 41.99 crore (41,99,68,590) vaccine doses have been provided to states and the Union Territories (UTs) so far through all sources and a further 15,75,140 doses are in the pipeline.

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.

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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.