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Covid-19 Positivity Rate Drops Below 10 PC In Odisha Due To Keen Surveillance, Says Top Health Offic
Odisha Logs 6,118 New Covid Cases & 41 Deaths

The trend of steady decline in the number of new Covid-19 cases continues in Odisha with the State reporting 6,118 infections on Monday. However, the death toll due to the contagious virus remained high with 41 fatalities in the last 24 hours.

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Odisha: Man Stones Wife To Death Before Killing Self In Ganjam

In a shocking incident, a man allegedly crushed her wife with a stone to death before taking his own life at Bedhachhelu village under Purushottampur police limits here in Ganjam district on Wednesday night.

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Surgical Shops Raided In Berhampur Over Oxygen Black Marketing Allegation

Police and Drug Controller officials conducted a joint raid on two shops dealing with surgical equipment on charges of hoarding and black marketing of oxygen cylinders at New Bus stand road in the city on Sunday.

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Centre Sanctions Rs 87.77 Cr For Double-Laning Of Bhanjanagar-Aska National Highway In Odisha

The Centre  has granted an additional Rs 87.77 Crore for widening of the National Highways (NH-157) for the construction of paved shoulders besides the road connecting Aska to Bhanjanagar in Ganjam district. 

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Cyclone ‘Yaas’ Effect! Odisha Sees Dramatic Decline In Single-Day Covid Spike, No Let Up In Fatalities

The single-day spike in Covid-19 cases in the State witnessed a drastic fall with only 6,736 people testing positive for the virus in last 24 hours even as there is no break in the rising cases of fatalities.

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Covid Cautions Go Haywire In Odisha: Hundreds Take Part In Wedding Procession, Video Goes Viral

Throwing Covid restriction guidelines to wind, a group of villagers were seen dancing to the tune of loud DJ music while taking out a marriage procession, banned by the government due to rising cases of Coronavirus, in Baranga area under Patrapur block in Ganjam district.

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Covid19: Odisha Reports 11,108 New Cases, 26 Deaths

Odisha’s Covid caseload jumped to 67,9530 on Saturday with  11,108 new cases having been reported in the last 24 hours.

Odisha Extends Lockdown: Know What’s Allowed, What’s Not
Odisha Extends Lockdown: Know What’s Allowed, What’s Not

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.

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Odisha Lockdown Extension: Govt Offices To Run With 10% Staff, 33% Strength At Pvt Firms

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.

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Odisha Reports 10,321 New Covid Cases, 22 Deaths In A Day

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.

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Sarpanch In Odisha Village Performs Funeral Of Covid Patient’s Body After Kin Refuse To Touch

Social stigma and fear of infection are still ruling the roost everywhere, especially in the rural pockets of the Stste, when it comes to the cremation of Covid patient’s bodies. 

Odisha: Ganjam Admin Issues SOP For Covid Appropriate Behaviour To Prevent Spike; Check Details
Ganjam Collector Urges People To Get Tested For Covid Before Marriage 

Ganjam district collector Vijay Amruta Kulange on Sunday called upon the residents of the district to definitely get tested for Covid before organising or participating in marriage ceremonies. 

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Covid-19: Odisha’s Active Cases Remain Above 1 Lakh As State Logs 11,732 New Infections With 19 More Deaths

Bhubaneswar: Odisha's active Covid cases continue to remain above 1 lakh due a steady surge in fresh infections despite a healthy recovery rate. 

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Pandemic Stigma: Volunteers Cremate Bodies Of Woman-Daughter After No One Turns Up

In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, another tragic incident of the virus breaking family cord came to the fore from Aska area of Ganjam district

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Dharmendra seeks Harsh Vardhan’s intervention for 19 more oxygen plants in Odisha

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.

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Covid-19: Mobile Testing Facility Introduced In Ganjam

People having Covid-19 symptoms will no more have to face problems as the district administration has launched mobile van testing services in the city here and other areas of Ganjam district.

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Covid-19: At 10,031 New Infections, Odisha Sees Dip In Daily Cases

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.

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Odisha DGP Reviews Covid-19 Enforcement Drive In Berhampur

Odisha Director General of Police (DGP) Abhay on Saturday reviewed the ongoing enforcement drive of Covid-19 and implementation of lockdown and weekend shutdown in the districts under Southern Range

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Odisha: Norwester Claims Two Lives In Ganjam

Berhampur: A ten-year-old boy and his grandfather died at Brahmana Chai village under Ganjam district’s Sheragada block after a huge tree uprooted by strong Norwester winds fell on their house.…

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Ganjam Custodial Death: OHRC Seeks Report, CCTV Footage In Four Weeks

Bhubaneswar: Taking a suo motu cognizance of the media reports regarding the death of a person in police custody at Golanthara Police station in Ganjam, the Odisha Human Rights Commissions…

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Berhampur Custodial Death: 2 Cops Of Golanthara PS Suspended, IIC Transferred

Ganjam: Berhampur Superintendent of Police (SP) on Tuesday suspended an Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) and a constable of Golanthara Police Station in connection with the custodial death of a man inside…

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Odisha: Youth Allegedly Hangs Himself To Death In Police Station

Berhampur: A youth allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself to death inside Golanthara Police Station under Ganjam district on Monday. According to reports, the accused was brought to the police…

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Sorada Youth Death: Family Alleges Police Torture, Stages Dharna Outside Police Station In Odisha

Berhampur: The family members of a youth staged dharna in front of Sorada Police Station on Friday night over his death due to alleged torture in lockup in Ganjam district.…

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Orissa High Court Orders Eviction Of Illegal Prawn Gherries From Chilika, Bhitarkanika

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court has ordered eviction of illegal prawn gherries at Chilika, Bhitarkanika and other eco-sensitive wetland areas in Puri and Ganjam district. While directing the Collectors of…

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Covid Patient Preparing For CA At Isolation Ward Earns Collector’s Pat, Trolls And Wishes Pour In

Berhampur: A youth, who was seen preparing for his CA examination at a Covid isolation centre even after being infected with the virus, has earned Ganjam Collector’s applause. While many…