Odisha government has finally buckled up to intensify testing and tracing in rural areas after COVID cases surged significantly in village areas.
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.
Detection of Covid cases among the tribals of the Bonda Ghati region has sparked a prompt reaction from the district administration.
In an unfortunate incident, as many as three villagers were killed during an encounter between CRPF Jawans and Maoists in a jungle at Silger security camp in Bijapur district in Chhattisgarh which shares border with Malkangiri district
After remaining untouched for long, the primitive tribal groups of Odisha in remote habitations have reported Covid-19 positive cases
Bhubaneswar: Odisha's active Covid cases continue to remain above 1 lakh due a steady surge in fresh infections despite a healthy recovery rate.
Odisha Director General of Police (DGP) Abhay on Saturday appealed to the Left Wing Extremists (LWE), who have infected with Covid-19, to surrender before police for early treatment.
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.
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.
In view of the detection of COVID-19 cases in the rural belt of Malkangiri, the district police on Wednesday appealed to Maoists, who are reportedly suffering from Covid-19 infection and other diseases, to surrender and get access to free medical treatment
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.
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.
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.
Malkangiri: More than 100 people fell ill after consuming lassi at Kurti haat (market) under Kalda Gram Panchayat in the district on Friday. Around 60 of them became serious around…