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COVID-19 Updates

Maa Sarala Temple
Durga Puja: Section 144 Clamped At Maa Sarala Temple In Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur

Jagatsinghpur district administration issued the prohibitory orders in and around the temple keeping in view the huge rush of devotees during Dussehra

40 % Cases In BBSR!
Worrying Trend! Bhubaneswar Witnessing 40% Of Daily Covid19 Infections In Odisha: Top Health Official

Even though positivity rate seems to be declining in Odisha, the capital city’s caseload still remains high. Health Services Director, Bijay Mohapatra on Monday (Oct 11) said that around 40 per cent of Odisha’s daily Covid-19 infections are from Bhubaneswar.

Director of State Health Services, Bijay Mohapatra
40% Of Odisha's Daily Infections Reported From Bhubaneswar: Health Director

The rate of infection in Bhubaneswar has always been a cause for concern as the Covid graph in the city is fluctuating and not decreasing.

India Covid-19 Cases
COVID-19 India: National Recovery Rate Increases To 98 Per Cent

India's COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 2020, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16.

Global Covid-19 Cases
Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 237.8 Million, Deaths Over 4.85 Million

The other worst countries with over 3 million cases are Brazil (21,575,820), the UK (8,192,541), Russia (7,658,923), Turkey (7,444,542), France (7,156,066), Iran (5,702,890), Argentina (5,265,859), Spain (4,973,619), Colombia (4,972,236), Italy (4,700,316), Germany (4,318,437), Indonesia (4,227,932) and Mexico (3,720,545), the CSSE figures showed.

Niranjan Mishra
Next 3 Months Crucial For Odisha: Top Health Official Says State Battling Mental Issues Post Covid Outbreak

On the occasion of Mental Health Day, Odisha Public Health Director Niranjan Mishra threw light on a crucial phenomenon the state is battling with over the past one and half year.

Nod To Export Of 40 Lakh India-Made Sputnik Light Doses To Russia
Nod To Export Of 40 Lakh India-Made Sputnik Light Doses To Russia

In Septemeber, the Drugs Controller General of India had granted permission for the conducting Phase 3 bridging trials of Sputnik Light on the Indian population.

Niranjan Mishra
World Mental Health Day: Cases Of Depression, Anxiety Soared During Pandemic, Says Odisha Health Director

Despite formidable challenges, we have ably dealt with the situation and the Central Government has also awarded us this year for our efforts to address the mental health during the pandemic, the top health official informed.

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Centre Provides Over 95.96Cr COVID Vaccines To States/UTs
Centre Provides Over 95.96Cr COVID Vaccines To States/UTs

The vaccination drive has been ramped up through the availability of more vaccines, advanced visibility of vaccine availability to States and UTs for enabling better planning by them and streamlining the vaccine supply chain.

India covid cases
Active COVID-19 Cases In India Lowest In 208 Days

A decrease of 5,672 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

Global COVID Updates
Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 237.5 Millon, Death Toll Exceeds 4.84 Million

US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 44,317,553 and 712,972, according to the CSSE.

Odisha COVID-19 Cases
Odisha Logs 526 New COVID-19 Cases, 4 Fresh Fatalities

The Health and Family Welfare department informed that the state during the last 24 hours has reported four fresh deaths which pushed Odisha's COVID-19 fatalities to 8,242. The latest COVID deaths have been reported from Nabarangpur (2), Jagatsinghpur (1) and Bolangir (1).

India Covid Cases
Active COVID-19 Cases In Country Lowest In 206 Days

It said that a total of 4,50,375 deaths have been reported so far in the country, including 1,39,470 from Maharashtra, 37,866 from Karnataka, 35,754 from Tamil Nadu, 26,072 from Kerala, 25,088 from Delhi, 22,896 from Uttar Pradesh and 18,882 from West Bengal.

Global COVID Cases
Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 237.2 Million

Nations with a death toll of over 100,000 are Brazil (600,425), India (450,127), Mexico (281,121), Russia (210,673), Peru (199,615), Indonesia (142,560), the UK (137,945), Italy (131,228), Colombia (126,552), Iran (122,012), France (117,895) and Argentina (115,444).

December Threat
Odisha Top Health Official’s Warning For December

Odisha Health Services Director, Bijay Mohapatra on Friday (Oct 8), warned against a rise in Covid-19 cases in the state during the month of December.

Lakhimpur Kheri violence
Not Satisfied With Action Of State: SC On UP Govt's Probe In Lakhimpur Kheri Violence

Salve admitted before the top court that what has been done by the state is not satisfactory and remedial action will be taken soon, and urged the bench to put the matter for hearing immediately after the Dussehra vacation.

Director of Sate Health Services, Bijay Mohapatra
Covid-19: Next 3 Months Crucial For Odisha, Warns Top Health Official

Briefing on the Covid-19 situation in the Capital city, the Health Services Director said, “The rate of infection in Bhubaneswar has always been a cause for concern. Every day, 200 to 400 infections are being detected in the Capital City."

India COVID19 Cases
India Logs 21,257 New Covid Cases, 271 Deaths

India's recovery rate currently stands at 97.96 per cent, the highest since March 2020.

Global COVID Cases
Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 236.7 Million, Deaths Over 4.83 Million

US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 44,158,348 and 710,173, according to the CSSE.

'Please Watch Your Oct, Nov, Dec,' Govt Warns People Of COVID Surge During Festival, Wedding Season
'Please Watch Your Oct, Nov, Dec,' Govt Warns People Of COVID Surge During Festival, Wedding Season

Warning people about the threat of COVID-19 resurgence during the coming festival and wedding season, Health Ministry joint secretary Lav Agarwal said, "Please watch your October, November, December."

Work From Home
Work From Home May End By 2021 End, Firms Ready With Office Return Plans

With the strong improvement in economic sentiment and activity, there is also a push from companies to restore normalcy and business as usual

CBK Mohanty
Odisha Top Health Official On ‘Rising Covid-19 Cases In Bhubaneswar’

Even though a slight rise in Covid-19 cases had been observed in Bhubaneswar, the Directorate of Medical Education and Training (DMET) Chief, CBK Mohanty termed it to be normal fluctuation.

Micro Containment Zones To Be Set Up In Bhubaneswar To Prevent Covid Cases, Says Odisha DMET Chief
Micro Containment Zones To Be Set Up In Bhubaneswar To Prevent Covid Cases, Says Odisha DMET Chief

Meanwhile, the smart city reported 111 Covid-19 positive cases, which included 95 local contacts and 16 quarantine cases, on Wednesday. With this, the active cases in the City stood at 3,372.

COVID Testing
Active COVID-19 Cases In India Lowest In 204 Days

A decrease of 2,489 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

Global COVID Cases
Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 236.4 Million

US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 44,058,671 and 707,775, according to the CSSE.