Tag: Community Transmission

Covid Resurgence: Possibilities Of Community-Level Transmission In Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Cautions Odisha Health Director
'Community Transmission Behind Covid Spike In Twin City'

Bhubaneswar: With the daily Covid-19 infections going through the roof in twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar, State Director of Health Services Bijay Mohapatra on Wednesday said community transmission is…

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Coronavirus Outbreak: 3rd Positive Case In Odisha ‘Raises Possibility Of Community Transmission’

Bhubaneswar: A day after the third confirmed case of Coronavirus infection was reported in Odisha, the government warned that there is a possibility of the outbreak in State moving into stage 3, which is community transmission. Expressing such apprehensions, Odisha government’s COVID19 spokesperson Subroto Bagchi today informed that during phase-1, the focus was on those […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Asit Tripathy
Covid-19 Fightback: No evidence Of Community Transmission In Bhubaneswar, Says Chief Secy

Bhubaneswar: Chief Secretary of Odisha, Asit Tripathy today thanked all the city dwellers of Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Bhadrak for making the 48-hour shut down which started at 8 pm on April 3, a success. He also thanked all the personnel of law enforcement, district administration and health care workers for dealing with the enforcement in […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
COVID-19 Outbreak: 'No Community Transmission In India', Admits WHO

New Delhi: The World Health Organization (WHO) admitted that one of its reports had shown COVID-19 community transmission in India due to an error which has now been fixed. The Indian government has maintained that community transmission has not yet started in India. The WHO rectified the mistake in its latest situation report on COVID-19 […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
ICMR To Study Prevalence Of Asymptomatic COVID-19 Infected People To Check For Community Spread

New Delhi: Amid a spurt in COVID-19 cases, apex health research body ICMR has decided to conduct a study in 75 affected districts across the country to identify people who were exposed to the novel coronavirus infection and yet showed mild or no symptoms. The study can help ascertain whether there has been community transmission […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Ganjam Collector Kulange
Ganjam Unlikely To Witness Community Transmission, Says Collector Kulange

Bhubaneswar: Even as COVID cases continue to explode in Ganjam, district Collector Vijay Amruta Kulange today assured that steps are being taken to avoid community transmission. In fact, he seemed sanguine when he said that such a situation is unlikely in the district as all positive cases are returnees detected at the quarantine centres. Speaking […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Findings of Coronavirus genetic study in Odisha in 2 weeks

Bhubaneswar: Genetic study of Coronavirus has begun in Odisha with the examination of 45 samples collected from COVID-19 patients, informed Institute of Life Sciences (ILS) director, Ajay Parida. “A total of 200 samples will be examined and the report will be released in two weeks’ time, but we need one or two more weeks to […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
Odisha asks Collectors to focus on community surveillance

Bhubaneswar: Terming June as very crucial in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, the Odisha government, here on Wednesday, asked the District Collectors to focus on the community surveillance. “June is very crucial for all of us in this fight. Around 4.5 lakh people have returned to the state from different parts of the country. […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
Covid Antibody Test To Resume In Odisha Soon: ILS Director

Bhubaneswar: Odisha is not in community transmission stage of Covid-19 outbreak as of now and in order to help the State combat the disease in a more efficient way, rapid antibody test will once again resume in the State soon, Director of Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), Bhubaneswar, Ajay Parida informed on Wednesday. “If we […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
COVID-19 Norms Violation May Trigger Community Transmission In Odisha: Former AIIMS Director

Bhubaneswar: Amid the rising cases of COVID-19 and speculations that Odisha is moving towards community transmission, former director of AIIMS, Bhubaneswar, Ashok Mahapatra today said that it’s difficult to confirm that there is such transmission as of now but callousness may drag the State towards the same. Speaking to the media, Mahapatra said, “The State […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
IMA Sounds Alarm On COVID-19 Community Transmission In India

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: India has already witnessed over a million COVID-19 cases which show the situation is grim on the ground. Indian Medical Association of India on Sunday observed that the community spread of the viral disease has already started in India and the situation is pretty bad in the country. The number of Covid-19 positive […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Bhubaneswar Losing Grip On Corona Spread As Local Cases Soar
Bhubaneswar Losing Grip On Corona Crisis As Local Cases Soar

Bhubaneswar:  After Ganjam, the capital city is giving sleepless nights to the state government with COVID-19 cases rising relentlessly in the smart city. Despite lockdown, sanitisation and other containment measures, the authorities have failed to put a brake on the spread of the virus as the city reported 850 cases so far this month. The […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Odisha May Witness COVID Community Transmission If Urgent Steps Not Taken: Congress

Bhubaneswar: The overall COVID-19 situation in Odisha remains grim and there is a possibility of community transmission if urgent measures are not taken by Odisha government, said State Congress chief Niranjan Patnaik on Friday. In a letter to Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik, OPCC president Niranjan Patnaik said people, as well as leaders cutting across party […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Odisha In 4th Stage Of Community Transmission, Covid Cases Likely To Plateau By Mid November: Experts

Bhubaneswar: As coronavirus cases continue to explode in Odisha with over 4000 positives every day, the current scenario indicates that the State is going through a peak, while experts believe the Covid curve might start plateauing in next two months. So far, the progression of the disease has been quite uneven if districts, corporations, cities […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021
COVID-19: After Months Of Denial, Govt Finally Admits Community Transmission

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday admitted that India is in the community transmission stage. However, it is limited only to certain districts and states. The statement has come in the backdrop of West Bengal’s Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s admission on Monday that the community transmission of Covid-19 has started in the […]

  • Sunday, 11 April 2021