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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Odisha’s Covid caseload jumped to 67,9530 on Saturday with 11,108 new cases having been reported in the last 24 hours.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bhubaneswar: Odisha's active Covid cases continue to remain above 1 lakh due a steady surge in fresh infections despite a healthy recovery rate.
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
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.
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.
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.
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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