It is the largest city of northern Odisha and the administrative headquarters of Balasore district bordering to West Bengal. It is the region which witnessed the first settlement of Britishers as early as 1634, followed by the Dutch and the Danes. Balasore is best known for Chandipur beach, integrated test range (ITR) is an Indian Defence laboratory of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). Being a famous sea town of Odisha, sea food varieties are high in this district.
Along with the lockdown, the weekend shutdown will be remain in force in the weekends starting from 6 pm of Fridays to 5 am on Mondays in Odisha.
Extending the ongoing lockdown till June 1, 2021, the Odisha government on Tuesday made stricter arrangements both for the public sector and private sector organisations.
Workers belonging to the private bus association in the district, who are struggling to make ends meet during the lockdown, have demanded financial assistance and provisions from the government for their family as their livelihood is at risk.
With today’s surge, the Covid-19 positive tally in Odisha rose to 6,33,302 while the death toll jumped to 2,357, informed the H&FW Department.
Bhubaneswar: Odisha's active Covid cases continue to remain above 1 lakh due a steady surge in fresh infections despite a healthy recovery rate.
Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday urged his Cabinet colleague and Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan to help setting up of 19 more Pressure Swing Absorption (PSA) medical oxygen plants in 15 districts of Odisha urgently.
Odisha on Saturday witnessed a concerning figure in the single-day covid cases with 11, 805 more people testing positive for the contagious disease in last 24 hours taking the cumulative virus infection count to 6,00,492.
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) had on Thursday widened the gap between two doses of Serum Institute of India’s Covidshield vaccine from 42 days (6 weeks) to 84 days (12weeks).
DRDO will be setting up 500 Medical Oxygen Plants (MOPs) across the country within three months under the PM CARES ,PrIme Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations) Fund
Odisha again crossed 10, 000 mark in single-day Covid spike with 10, 649 people testing positive for the contagious disease in last 24 hours. The fresh cases took the State's cumulative count to 57, 6297.
After witnessing a steady decline in number of daily covid-19 cases, Odisha once again registered an upswing in the infection figures with 10982 people testing positive for the virus in last 24 hours, causing significant worry for the State which is currently under lockdown to check rising cases.
The vaccination drive for people between 18 and 44 years has begun at other major urban centres in Odisha from today. Even though the vaccination for above 18 years had begun from May 1, people in this category were vaccinated with Covaxin shots only in Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation area so far.
Several places across Odisha especially coastal parts are likely to experience thunderstorm activities including light to moderate rain accompanied by gusty surface winds on Tuesday.
The number of daily Covid -19 positive cases continues to drop for the fourth consecutive day in Odisha. The State reported 9,793 fresh cases with 18 fatalities in last 24 hours.
Protesting unavailability of Covid-19 vaccine, a number of senior citizens who had come to a vaccination centre to take the second dose, staged dharna in front of Nilagiri Community health centre (CHC) in the district on Monday.
After two day-halt for weekend shutdown, the vaccination drive against Covid-19 has resumed across the State barring few places due to unavailability of vaccines.
Odisha continues to witness a dip in number of Covid 19 cases for last three days. The number of daily infections which stood at 10,635 yesterday has come down to 10,031 today. The total caseload has mounted to 54, 4873 following today’s figures.
Union Minister of State for MSME Pratap Chandra Sarangi was injured after his car he was travelling in suffered an accident in Nilagiri area of Balasore district on Sunday.
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