State Health and Family Welfare department Director Bijay Mohapatra today said that post Rath Yatra, Odisha may witness a surge in the number of Covid cases.
The Health Department of Odisha has exuded confidence to tackle any kind of eventualities in the wake of a third wave of Coronavirus outbreak in the State.
As the Covid pandemic sweeps across Odisha, the government's massive inoculation initiative for all above 18 years of age to arrest the rising Corona crisis in the State is a laudable effort. However, this ambitious step of the government seems to have hit a roadblock. The lack of internet accessibility and poor telecom infrastructure in several pockets of the State has now evolved as a major challenge for the government in achieving its target of universal vaccination.
The vaccination exercise against Covid-19 which was halted in the State in view of very severe cyclonic storm Yaas has resumed today.
Odisha on Sunday reported its highest-ever single-day surge in new virus infections and mortalities with as many as 12852 people testing positive for SARS-CoV-2 and 28 people dying due to the disease in the last 24 hours.
Bhubaneswar: The municipal corporation authorities of the State Capital city of Odisha on Tuesday announced to close down all religious institutions under its jurisdiction as a precautionary measure to put…
Bhubaneswar: Even as the fear of resurgence of Covid-19 sending some states in the country to go on lockdown mode once again, the Odisha government on Thursday withdrew the expenditure rationalisation measures imposed last year in the wake of economic downturn due to the pandemic. It is believed that the decision has been taken to […]