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Covid 19
Containment Zone Back In Bhubaneswar Following Surge In Covid Cases

People residing in these areas have been advised to stay indoors. Similarly, ban has been imposed on the entry of outsiders into the restricted zones

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Covid Containment Measures Hit Lives Of Malkangiri Bondas

The administrative restrictions in the most remote area of the district, Bonda Ghati, to contain the Covid-19 cases have pushed the lives and livelihood of the tribal people into a state of utter despair. 

COVID-19 Surge: Delhi Adds 200 Containment Zones In Two Days, Total 1,506
COVID-19 Surge: Delhi Adds 200 Containment Zones In Two Days, Total 1,506

New Delhi: Delhi has been seeing a sharp increase in new coronavirus cases in the last two weeks, especially since March 23 when the daily tally crossed the 1,000 mark for the first time this year, and the number of containment zones is also seeing a rapid upward trend, with 800 added in less than […]

Lakhs Embezzled On Barricade Erection For Containment Zone During Covid Curbs In Bolangir!
Lakhs Embezzled On Barricade Erection For Containment Zone During Covid Curbs In Bolangir!

Bolangir: Ever imagined what would be the cost of 5 to 10 bamboos, hardly Rs 1500-2000, right? But you will be surprised to discover that the administrative department in Bolangir has spent lakhs of rupees erecting bamboo barricades in various containment zones in the town during Covid-19 restrictions. A government document which is in possession […]

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ICMR Recommends Use Of Rapid Antigen Kits For Testing In Containment Zones, Healthcare Settings

New Delhi: In view of its high specificity but relatively low sensitivity, the ICMR has recommended the use of rapid antigen test kits for diagnosis of COVID-19 in containment zones and healthcare settings in combination with the RT-PCR test. The kits will allow faster diagnosis without laboratory examination Standard Q COVID-19 Ag detection kit (rapid […]

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Four GPs Of Bhadrak Decontained, Ganjam Issues Shop Seal Notice

Bhubaneswar: The Bhadrak district administration on Wednesday withdrew the containment zone tag from four gram panchayats of Basudevpur and Bonth blocks which was imposed as a precautionary measure to contain the spread COVID-19. The restrictions of containment zone in all the villages of Chudamani, Kismat, Krishnapur panchayats of Basudevpur block and Bonth Block’s Charigaon panchayats […]

Coronavirus
Containment ops to be scaled down if no secondary COVID-19 case for 4 weeks: Govt

New Delhi: Containment operations will be scaled down if no secondary positive case of COVID-19 is reported from a quarantine zone for at least four weeks after the last confirmed test has been isolated and all his contacts have been followed up for 28 days, the Union Health Ministry said. According to the ministry’s “Updated […]

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Odisha sets 'zero transmission' target against COVID-19

Bhubaneswar: Setting a “Zero Transmission” target against COVID-19, Odisha government on Wednesday claimed that the state has already reported lowest rate so far as detection of positive cases are concerned in the country. National Health Mission Director Shalini Pandit said this while briefing the media here. “The challenge before us is to achieve zero transmission […]

Coronavirus
Odisha appoints 6 senior officers to tackle COVID-19 in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has appointed six senior bureaucrats for containment of COVID-19 in three zones here after the state capital emerged as a hotspot of coronavirus cases, a senior official said. Of the total 60 persons who have tested positive for COVID-19 in Odisha, Bhubaneswar alone has reported 46 cases. The senior officers will […]

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Satya Nagar area in Bhubaneswar declared COVID-19 containment zone

Bhubaneswar:  A day after Odisha’s first COVID-19 death was reported in Bhubaneswar, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has declared Satya Nagar as containment zone after detection of a positive case in the area. The areas which come under the containment zone include Kali Temple Square to Patanjali Store to BOI Officers’ Quarters and upto Satya […]