The country now has 4,09,394 active cases and has witnessed a total of 4,18,987 deaths so far.
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.
Variants are continuing their progression, as the Alpha variant was seen in 180 countries while the Delta variant was reported from 13 new countries.
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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Hundreds of people blocked the NH 57 near Adenigada in Boudh district protesting shortage of Covid-19 vaccines at the local centre
India currently has 4,07,170 active cases of COVID-19 and has witnessed a total of 4,18,480 deaths so far.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Covid-19 vaccination of pregnant women in Bhubaneswar will start from July 21
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'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-19 death toll in Odisha crossed 5000 mark as the State confirmed 66 new fatalities due to the virus on Sunday
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.