Tag: Corona Virus

Booster Dose Needed?
‘One fourth Of Fully Vaccinated People Will Have No Antibodies’

Almost 20-25 percent of fully inoculated population would not develop antibodies for Covid-19. This information was shared by Director of Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), Ajay Parida on Saturday (Sept 11).

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Schools Might Be Shut !
'Odisha Govt Might Shut Schools If Covid-19 Cases Among Children Rise': DMET Chief

Odisha government will be forced to shut schools in the state, if the Covid-19 cases among children increase. This information was given by Directorate of Medical Education and Training (DMET) Chief, CBK Mohanty on Tuesday (Sept 7).

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Odisha Alerts Districts: COVID19 3rd Wave Peak To Be 1.5 Times Of 2nd Wave

The Odisha government is gearing up to fight against the possible third wave predicted to hit the country in the months of September & October this year.

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Teachers In The Country To Be Vaccinated On Priority Basis Before Teacher's Day

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Wednesday (Aug 25) said that the states have been asked to vaccinate all school teachers on priority basis before Teachers' Day on September 5 this year.

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'Prediction By Various Models On Corona Not Completely Reliable': DMET Chief CBK Mohanty

Predictions on Corona's third wave by various models are not completely reliable, stated Directorate of Medical Education & Training Chief, CBK Mohanty on Wednesday (Aug 25).

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Puri Srimandir
Puri Srimandir Reopens For All With Strict Adherence To Covid-19 Guidelines

The Lord Jagannath Temple reopened today (Aug 23) for all devotees including people from outside Puri after a gap of 4 months.

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Black Fungus
AIIMS Bhubaneswar Researchers Discover New Fungus Causing Mucormycosis

After the fear of 'Black Fungus', the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Bhubaneswar announced the discovery of another fungus on Friday (Aug 20).

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Covid-appropriate behavior in adults can safeguard children in COVID19 next wave, says Top Odisha Health Official

The rising cases of Covid-19 among children have added fuel to the fear of more children getting infected in the next wave.

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ECMO Services To Start At Cuttack SCB Hospital From Aug 15: Top Odisha Health Official

Extra-Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) services will begin from August 15 at SCB Medical College & Hospital in Cuttack.

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Ganjam Collector Appeals People To Stay Safe During Festive Season To Keep Covid At Bay

Ganjam: District Collector of Ganjam, Vijay Amrut Kulange has appealed to the people to remain alert and maintain practicing sanitation protocols during the forthcoming Durga Puja festival to control the spread of novel-Coronavirus infection in the district. It has been observed that there has been a decline in corona cases in Ganjam district. This implies […]

Coronavirus Sero Survey Begins In Malkangiri

Malkangiri: A serological survey has been initiated in Malkangiri from Tuesday to determine the prevalence of antibodies against Covid-19 among the inhabitants. The district administration in collaboration with the Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC) is carrying out the blood-sample study in the district for the first in the Covid-19 pandemic. Malkangiri district authorities informed that […]

Less Than 3% Population In Tribal-Dominated Districts COVID Positive, says Centre

New Delhi: Less than 3 percent population in 177 tribal-dominated districts in the county has been detected as positive for coronavirus, the government told the Rajya Sabha on Thursday. Union Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda also told the Upper House that so far, there has been “no report of major outbreak of the disease in […]

Health Ministry Issues Post-Covid Care Guidelines, Check Details

New Delhi: The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare stressed on ayurvedic intervention to manage post-COVID conditions in its latest guidelines issued on Sunday for recovered patients, including use of chyawanprash and AYUSH medicines. In the guidelines, the Ministry recommended the use of immunity-boosting medicines like Ayush Kwath and Samshamani Vati on a daily basis, for […]

India records highest single-day spike of 9304 new COVID-19 cases, death toll climbs to 6075

New Delhi: Coronavirus cases in India saw a record single-day jump of 9,304 cases on Thursday pushing the total tally to 2,16,919, while the death toll climbed to 6,075 with 260 new fatalities, according to the Union health ministry. India stood seventh among the nations worst hit by the COVID-19 pandemic after the US, Brazil, […]

Lockdown Extended: Odisha Schools Not To Reopen On June 17

Bhubaneswar: Schools in Odisha which remained closed in view of COVID-19-induced lockdown will not reopen on June 17 as announced earlier, informed State School and Mass Education Minister Samir Dash on Sunday. Earlier the State government had decided to reopen all educational institutes in the state on June 17. However, as per the latest guidelines […]