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Omicron Effect May Not Be As Severe, But Everyone Should Remain Alert: Top Odisha Health Official
Omicron Effect May Not Be As Severe, But Everyone Should Remain Alert: Top Odisha Health Official

“The people of Odisha have co-operated the government during the first and second wave of Covid-19. People should continue follow Covid appropriate behaviour including wearing of masks, maintaining hand hygiene and other aspects,” said Mohapatra while urging people to avoid large congregations and gatherings.

Omicron In Odisha
Omicron Highly Transmissible But Less Severe: Odisha Top Health Official Cites Latest CDC Research

In a major development, State Health Services Director Bijay Mohapatra informed that severity of disease after the Omicron infection is very low.

‘Highly Transmissible’
Omicron Threat: Top Odisha Health Official On Vaccine Efficacy, Mortality

The Odisha Health Services Director, Bijay Mohapatra on Saturday (Dec 18) said that the new variant of Covid-19, called ‘Omicron’ is highly transmissible in nature. However, Mohapatra also informed that no data has emerged till date regarding the efficacy of vaccines or the mortality rate of the new variant.

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Children At Risk! Odisha Health Director Says People Should Remain Alert At Community Level

People should remain alert at community-level since children would be at risk in case a surge happens, cautioned Odisha Health Director, Bijay Mohapatra on Wednesday (Dec 8).

Omicron Threat In Odisha
Omicron Threat: 'Odisha Much Better Placed Than Centre's Claims On Its Fight Against Covid'

Following Union Health Secretary’s concerns over ‘rising Covid infection and fatality rate in certain districts of Odisha’, director of State Health Services, Bijay Mohapatra clarified that Odisha is in a much better position as compared to the national trends.

Keeping Close Watch
Omicron Threat: Top Odisha Health Official On What We Know So Far

Amidst the threat of the new variant of Covid-19, called ‘Omicron’, Odisha Health Services Director, Bijay Mohapatra on Tuesday (Nov 30) informed that the technical team is inspecting the same as per NCDC (National Centre For Disease Control) & CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) guidelines.

Mamita Meher murder case
Lady Teacher Murder: BJP Leader Says Police Report Mentions Of Sexual Exploitation In College

Senior BJP leader, Bijay Mohapatra on Saturday leveled some serious allegations against the police in connection with the lady teacher Mamita Meher murder case.

BJP Leader Bijay Mohapatra
Sex Racket Thriving At Mahaling College Hostel, Police Weakening Case Against Gobinda Sahu: Bijay Mohapatra

Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Bijay Mohapatra targeted the State government and the police alleging tardy probe in the Kalahandi teacher Mamita Meher murder case.

Schools Should REOPEN!
School Reopening: Top Health Official Shares views On Govt Decision

After the Odisha School and Mass Education Minister, Samir Das, announced the decision to gradually reopen schools, Odisha Health Services Director, Bijay Mohapatra backed the government’s decision. Mohapatra on Saturday (Nov 6), said that since the Covid-19 cases are gradually decreasing, the schools should definietly reopen in the state.

Will Never Be ZERO
Pandemic Has Turned Into Endemic: Odisha Health Director Says Covid Cases Will Never Be Zero

The Covid-19 pandemic has turned into an endemic and thus, the cases in the state will never be zero. Odisha Health Services Director, Bijay Mohapatra revealed this on Monday (Oct 25).

‘Virus Is Lurking’
Festive Season in Odisha: Top Health Official Sounds Warning

In view of the prevailing Covid19 situation in the state, Odisha Health Services Director, Bijay Mohapatra has warned people to be careful during the festive season. Speaking about the rising R-value over last two days, Mohapatra said that there are other two parameters, which are severity and rate of hospitalisation.

40 % Cases In BBSR!
Worrying Trend! Bhubaneswar Witnessing 40% Of Daily Covid19 Infections In Odisha: Top Health Official

Even though positivity rate seems to be declining in Odisha, the capital city’s caseload still remains high. Health Services Director, Bijay Mohapatra on Monday (Oct 11) said that around 40 per cent of Odisha’s daily Covid-19 infections are from Bhubaneswar.

Covid Scare
Covid Scare During Festival: Big Challenge For Odisha Govt

The festive season has kicked off. And for the administration and health department in Odisha, combating Covid-19 will be the biggest challenge.

December Threat
Odisha Top Health Official’s Warning For December

Odisha Health Services Director, Bijay Mohapatra on Friday (Oct 8), warned against a rise in Covid-19 cases in the state during the month of December.

Third Wave
Will Covid-19 Third Wave Hit Odisha? If It Does, Will Be Less Severe: Top Health Official

While experts have warned of a possible arrival of the third wave of Covid-19 in India, Odisha Health Services Director, Bijay Mohapatra on Monday (Sept 27) opined that there are less chances of its severity in Odisha.

Bijay Mohapatra
14 More RT-PCR Labs To Come Up Soon In Odisha

To expedite testing, the government has decided to set up 14 dedicated RT-PCR laboratories in various districts of the State

Missing Ratna Bhandar key: BJP leader questions party's role during coalition

Bhubaneswar: At a time when the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) has sought clarification from Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik over the missing Ratna Bhandar key, senior party leader Bijay Mohapatra questioned what steps were taken by his party regarding Ratna Bhandar during the nine years of coalition government. Quoting the statement of Puri Shankaracharya Nischalananda Saraswati, […]

Mahanadi row: Bijay Mohapatra slams Centre over ‘no tribunal’ affidavit in SC

Bhubaneswar: Senior BJP leader Bijay Mohapatra today blasted the Centre claiming that it has colluded with the Chhattisgarh government on the Mahanadi water dispute while working against the interest of Odisha. Mohapatra told mediapersons, “The Centre’s rejection for formation of a tribunal on Mahanadi issue in an affidavit before the Supreme Court is against the […]

Dharmendra should take clear stand on Mahanadi issue: Bijay Mohapatra

Bhubaneswar: Senior BJP leader Bijay Mohapatra today said his party leader and Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan should refrain from giving varied opinions on Mahanadi issue. “The Union minister should refrain from giving different statements on Mahanadi issue at different places,” he told media persons here. Asked about the inaction of the state government in expediting […]

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Negotiation Committee cannot resolve Mahanadi row: Bijay Mohapatra

Bhubaneswar: Senior BJP leader Bijay Mohapatra today claimed that the Negotiation Committee formed by the Water Resources Ministry cannot resolve the ongoing Mahanadi row between Odisha and Chhattisgarh. “There was no need for the Water Resources ministry to form the Negotiation Committee. A far as I know, the decision to be taken by the Committee […]