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Odisha Covid-19 Tally Rises To 62294 With 2244 New Cases, 10 More Succumb

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s novel coronavirus tally surged to 62294 on Monday with 2244 new cases, while ten more fatalities pushed the death toll to 353. While four deaths were reported from Khurda district, Bargarh, Cuttack, Ganjam, Puri, Rayagada and Sundergarh reported one death each, informed State Health and Family Welfare Department. With the new cases, Odisha […]

Asymptomatic Covid-19 Patients
Odisha Has High Number Of Asymptomatic Covid-19 Patients: Expert

Bhubaneswar: With Odisha ramping up Covid-19 testing and relatively reporting a higher number of daily positive cases, Ashok Mohapatra, former director of AIIMS Bhubaneswar believes that the State has a large number of asymptomatic patients. “The Corona uptrend indicates presence of a large number of asymptomatic patients in the State. More aggressive test will bring […]

COVID-19: Odisha Records Highest Single-Day Spike Of 2924 Cases, Death Toll 343

Bhubaneswar: For the second consecutive day, Odisha reported 2400-plus COVID-19 cases. A highest single-day spike of 2924 cases were reported from Odisha in the last 24 hours, taking the coronavirus tally in the State to 60050 on Sunday. The COVID-19 death toll in the State also rose to 343 after 10 persons succumbed to the […]

Bhubaneswar Covid-19
Covid-19 Cases In Bhubaneswar Cross 5000-Mark After Record Surge

Bhubaneswar: The number of Covid-19 cases in Bhubaneswar crossed the 5000-mark after 277 new cases were detected in the last 24 hours. Of the total new cases, 181 are from quarantine centres while 96 are local contact cases. The Covid-19 tally in the capital city now stands at 5,119. 277 new #COVID19 cases reported from […]

Odisha Reports Biggest Daily Spike With 2496 COVID-19 Cases, Tally Breaches 55K Mark

Bhubaneswar: After witnessing a record surge of 1900-plus COVID-19 cases for two consecutive days, Odisha reported biggest single-day spike of 2496 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, the total COVID-19 tally in the State reached 57126 on Saturday. Of the new cases, 1591 were reported from quarantine centres and 905 are local […]

PM Modi Unfurls Tricolour, Addresses Nation On 74th Independence Day

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday unfurled the Tricolour at the Red Fort and addressed the nation amid Covid-19 induced new norms after paying tribute at the Raj Ghat on the occasion of 74th Independence Day. Continuing the tradition of sporting bright-coloured turbans for his Independence Day speeches, the Prime Minister chose an […]

Bhubaneswar Reports Another Spike In Local Contact Cases

Bhubaneswar: The number of local contact cases continued to rise under Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) with the city registering a record 99 cases on Friday. According to the information shared by the civic body, the capital city witnessed 247 new infections in the last 24 hours of which 99 are local contact cases. This is […]

COVID-19 Update: Odisha Tally Jumps To 54630 With 1977 New Positives

Bhubaneswar: The lethal coronavirus continues to tighten its grip around Odisha with the State recording a single-day spike of 1977 positive cases in the last 24 hours pushing the total tally to 54,630. Of the fresh cases reported from 30 districts, 1241 cases were detected from quarantine centres while 736 are local contacts. As per […]

Odisha Introduces Smart Queue Management System In RTOs
DL, LL, VAHAN Services Resume In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The State Transport Authority of Odisha has allowed resumption of driving licence/learner’s licence and VAHAN services in all the Regional Transport Offices (RTOs) across Odisha. A letter in this connection was issued on Thursday by the State Transport Commissioner-Cum-Chairman laying out all the modalities. Notably, in an earlier letter Dated 22.07.2020 the General Administration […]

Nearly 1.5 Lakh People In Odisha's Berhampur Exposed To COVID19: Sero Survey
Nearly 1.5 Lakh People In Odisha's Berhampur Exposed To COVID-19

Bhubaneswar: The community-based Sero-Survey conducted by Odisha government in Berhampur revealed that around 31 % individuals were infected with COVID-19 and anti-bodies were found present in them. Under the survey, samples of randomly-selected individuals from the community, five slums, high-risk groups were tested to evaluate the prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 infection in the population. Antibody tests […]

Odisha's COVID-19 Tally Continues To Soar
Odisha Sees Biggest Surge With 1981 COVID-19 Cases, Death Toll Climbs To 314

Bhubaneswar: While Odisha has increased its testing capacity, the daily cases have also risen. As many as 1981 persons were tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, informed State Information and Public Relations Department on Thursday. This apart, nine patients have succumbed to the disease. With the biggest single-day spike, the cumulative coronavirus […]

Odisha Govt To Bring Ordinance To Enhance Punishment For Non-Compliance Of COVID-19 Guidelines

Bhubaneswar: Alarmed at the unabated surge in Covid-19 cases in the State, the Odisha Government on Wednesday decided to bring an ordinance to enhance the punishment for non-compliance of the guidelines laid down for containing the spread of the viral infection. The State cabinet meeting chaired by CM Naveen Patnaik decided to ensure strict observance […]

Odisha: CHSE Plus 2 Science Results Declared

Bhubaneswar: The Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) in Odisha declared the results of 2020 Annual Plus Science courses today. The pass percentage this year is 70.21%. Of the 68,374 students who cleared the Plus II Science Exam 2020,  38301 are boys and 30073 are girls, informed State School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan […]

Are Some Odisha Districts Turning New Covid Hotspots? IIT Research Indicates High R0

Bhubaneswar: With Odisha witnessing over 1300 daily cases for the past one week, situation continues to remain grim in a few districts, especially those which have turned hotspots lately. The unsettling fact is the coronavirus reproduction number or R0 value of the State, which is higher than high burden zones like Delhi, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu […]

IMD issues rainfall warning
Third Low Pressure On The Trot: Heavy Rainfall Likely In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday issued heavy rainfall alert for several districts of Odisha. With several districts of Odisha experiencing deficit rainfall, the State is soon likely to witness low pressure-induced rainfall in the next five days that could help replenish the deficit. As per the latest weather bulletin, a low pressure area […]

Bhubaneswar Covid-19
COVID-19: With Record 23K Plus Tests, Odisha Reports 1,341 New Cases

Bhubaneswar: The COVID-19 graph in Odisha continues upward trend with the State reporting 1,341 new cases in the last 24 hours pushing the tally to 48,796. The State conducted the highest 23,035 sample tests taking the cumulative test count to 6,92,301. Of the new cases, 818 were detected from quarantine centres, while 523 were local […]

Odisha Plus-2 Science Result Date Announced, All Eyes On Marking System

Bhubaneswar: The results of the annual Plus-II Science stream will be announced on August 12, informed School and Mass Education Minister, Samir Ranjan Dash on Monday. Speaking to reporters, Dash informed that adequate arrangements are being made by the exam conducting body- the Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) for the publication of results which […]

Odisha Reports 1528 New COVID-19 Cases In Last 24 Hours, Tally Mounts To 47,455
Odisha Reports 1528 New COVID-19 Cases In Last 24 Hours, Tally Mounts To 47,455

Bhubaneswar: Odisha reported 1,528 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours taking the total positive cases to 47,455. Of the new cases, 948 were detected from quarantine centres, while 580 were local contacts. According to information provided by the Information and Public Relations department, Ganjam reported the highest 233 cases followed by Khordha (218), […]

Viral Audio: Police Pick Up Two Persons Over COVID Mismanagement Allegation

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police on Sunday took two persons into custody over bringing COVID mismanagement allegations in a viral audio clip. Twin City Police Commissioner confirmed about the development and said that both have been detained for detail investigation into the matter. Family members of one of the person have alleged before OTV that some […]

Opposition Turns Heat On Odisha Govt Over COVID Situation In Ganjam, Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Opposition political parties in Odisha on Sunday censured the State government citing reports released by the Centre which stated that Ganjam is among 13 districts in eight States/UTs with a high caseload and Case Fatality Rate higher than the national average. While the Ganjam district administration says that the active caseload in the region […]

Odisha’s COVID-19 Tally Crosses 45K-Mark With 1734 New Cases, Death Toll Rises To 272

Bhubaneswar: The COVID-19 graph in Odisha continues with its upward trend since the beginning of August. After registering 1600-plus cases in the last three days, Odisha reported 1734 new cases and 13 more COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours. With this, the COVID-19 tally in Odisha reached 45927 on Sunday. Of the new cases […]

BMC Targets OTV
BMC Notice To OTV: Furore In Odisha As State Govt Attempts To Throttle Media

Bhubaneswar: Is bringing out the problems of the people, their allegations, and loopholes in the system to the public eye, a crime? Targeted aggression of the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation towards the largest media house in the State-Odisha Television Limited (OTV)-bears testimony to the highhandedness of the state government. Showing gross intolerance towards being pointed out […]

COVID-19 Recoveries In Odisha Surge Pass 30K Mark
Covid19 Recoveries In Odisha Surge Past 30K Mark

Bhubaneswar: The number of Covd-19 recoveries in Odisha crossed another milestone of 30000 after 1544 more patients recovered from the viral disease on Saturday. As per the State Health department, the total number of recoveries in Odisha stand at 30241. With 560 recoveries, Ganjam reported the maximum number of recovered cases while two other districts […]

Odisha's Ganjam Among 13 Indian Districts That Account For 14% COVID-19 Deaths!

Bhubaneswar: While the national Case Fatality Rate (CFR) is progressively declining, the Centre’s focus is now on 13 districts concentrated in eight States and Union Territories with a high caseload and CFR higher than the national average. Ganjam district in Odisha is among these 13 districts which account for about 14 per cent of the […]

1643 New Cases Pushes Odisha’s COVID-19 Tally To 44193, Death Toll Rises To 259

Bhubaneswar: A day after witnessing a record surge of over 1800 positive cases, Odisha reported 1643 new COVID-19 cases and 12 deaths in the last 24 hours. The positive tally has risen to 44193 while the death toll in the State jumped to 259 on Saturday. #BREAKING#Odisha reports 1643 new #COVID19 cases in the last […]

'Hopeful Of A COVID-Free Situation In Odisha By September'

Bhubaneswar: Test, trace, treat. While the health authorities have been executing this strategy for efficient management of the pandemic, the State government is optimistic of a COVID-free situation in next 2-3 months, stated Ajay Parida, Director, Institute of Life Sciences (ILS) in Bhubaneshwar. However, he said the government can only regulate norms or impose restrictions, […]

Odisha Witnesses Biggest Surge With 1833 New COVID-19 Cases

Bhubaneswar: Odisha registered the highest single-day spike of 1833 COVID-19 cases pushing the virus tally to 42550, as per the data shared by I&PR Department. Of the fresh cases reported from 29 districts of the State, 1118 cases were detected from quarantine centres while 715 are local contact cases. The maximum 298 cases were reported […]

Another Low Pressure, IMD Issues Heavy Rainfall Alert For Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued heavy rainfall alert for Odisha as another Low Pressure area is likely to form over Bay of Bengal around August 9. As per the IMD statement, a low pressure area is likely to develop over west central & adjoining north Bay of Bengal around August 9, 2020. […]

Odisha COVID-19 Tally Breaches 40k mark
Odisha Registers Highest Single-Day Spike of 1699 COVID-19 Cases, Tally Breaches 40K Mark

Bhubaneswar: Odisha continues to witness a steep rise in the coronavirus curve with the detection of highest 1,699 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, the COVID-19 tally in the State reached 40,717 on Thursday. Of the fresh cases, 1,073 have been detected from various quarantine centres while 626 are local contact cases. […]

25 COVID Warriors Have Died In Odisha So Far: Govt

Bhubaneswar: As many as 25 corona warriors have died in Odisha while performing COVID-19 related duty, a senior official said on Wednesday. The frontline warriors who have succumbed to the viral infection were deployed in dedicated hospitals, COVID care centres, temporary medical camps and COVID care homes, he said. The 25 deaths account for 11.11 […]

Odisha COVID-19: 2003 Patients Recuperate In 24 Hrs, Total Recoveries Reach 266105
Odisha's COVID-19 Recoveries Cross 25k Mark

Bhubaneswar: With fresh 1,255 COVID-19 patients getting cured in the last 24 hours, Odisha’s total recoveries crossed 25000-mark on Wednesday. The number of cured patients in the State now stands at 25,737. According to the information provided by the Health and Family Welfare Department, Ganjam reported the highest recoveries at 485 followed by Khurdha (125), […]

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Bhoomi Pujan: PM Modi Lays Foundation Amid Chants Of 'Siyavar Ram Chandra Ki Jai'

Ayodhya: Bringing centuries of wait to an end, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday laid the foundation stone of the historic Ram Mandir in Ayodhya. The PM performed the rituals amidst chorus of Vedic chants in presence of invited dignitaries, seers including 175 religious leaders from all over India. Here are the updates: Prime Minister […]

Odisha Covid-19 Cases Reach 39018, Death Toll Rises To 225

Bhubaneswar: The coronavirus curve shows no sign of declining trend in Odisha as nine more people succumbed to the virus and 1337 persons were tested positive in the last 24 hours, informed the State I&PR Department on Wednesday. With this, the Covid-19 death toll in the State jumped to 225 while the total number of […]

Over 2000 Cured Of Covid-19 In Odisha, Active Cases Drop Below 15K
Odisha Registers Highest Daily COVID-19 Recoveries On The Trot

Bhubaneswar: The total COVID-19 recovery tally in Odisha reached 24,482 after a record 1409 positive patients recovered in the last 24 hours. Odisha has recorded 1000-plus recoveries for two consecutive days now after 1119 patients recuperated on Monday. A highest of 258 patients recuperated from coronavirus infection from Ganjam district followed by Khurda (218), Rayagada […]

UPSC Civil Services 2019 Results: Two From Odisha In Top 10

Bhubaneswar: Achieving a significant milestone, over 20 candidates from Odisha are in the list of persons recommended for appointment to the prestigious Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Police Service (IPS), and Central Services, Group ‘A’ and Group ‘B’. The final result of the civil services examination 2019 conducted by Union Public […]

Odisha Records 1384 New COVID-19 Cases, Tally Mounts To 37681

Bhubaneswar:  Odisha continues to witness a steep rise in the coronavirus curve with the detection of 1,384 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, the COVID-19 tally in the State reached 37,681 on Tuesday. Of the new cases, 889 were detected in quarantine centres, while 495 cases are local contacts. According to the […]

COVID-19 Claims 9 Lives In Last 24 Hours, Toll Mouths To 216
COVID-19 Claims 9 More Lives In Odisha, Toll Mounts To 216

Bhubaneswar: The novel coronavirus has claimed nine more lives in the last 24 hours taking the death toll to 216 in Odisha. According to the information shared by the Health and Family Welfare department, out of nine, six persons died due to the virus in Ganjam. The deceased include: 1. A 40-year-old male of Ganjam […]

Reopen Puri Jagannath Temple For Devotees: PIL Filed In Orissa High Court

Cuttack: A public interest litigation (PIL) has been filed in Orissa High Court seeking direction for immediate opening of Puri Shree Jagannath Temple and other shrines across Odisha which are now out of bounds for devotees in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. A devotee from Puri, Trilochan Rath has filed the PIL urging the court […]

Raksha Bandhan In Covid Times: Odisha Celebrates Rakhi With Social Distancing

Bhubaneswar: Raksha Bandhan is the time of the year when siblings forget all differences and fight to bond over again. Rakhi is a symbol of reverence, assurance of safety and sacred thread of love between a brother and his sister. The festival is celebrated with much pomp and grandeur in Odisha and across the country. […]

Will August Prove More Crucial Than July In Odisha's Fight Against COVID-19?

Bhubaneswar: The onset of Covid19 outbreak in Odisha a few months ago made experts believe that July could be a pivotal period for the State’s fight against the pandemic, but the trend of new cases and fatalities is telling a different tale. The detection of over 3000 SARS-nCoV cases and 20 fatalities in the first […]