Dr CBK Mohanty said that the State Government is ready to meet any emergency amid predictions that children will be the most vulnerable during the third wave.
While daily Covid-19 infections are on a declining trend in the state, Odisha Public Health Director Niranjan Mishra, on Wednesday (June 16) stated that the transmission of virus is very much under control.
The daily spike in Covid-19 cases saw a marginal dip in Odisha as the State reported a total of 10939 virus infections in the last 24 hours. The addition of the new positives takes the cumulative Covid tally to 714380. With 11614 recoveries reported late on Monday, the total number of recovered cases has risen to 601224. The active Coronavirus cases meanwhile have surged to 110554.
Odisha on Thursday reported its highest single day death toll due to Covid infection with as many as 25 people succumbing to the disease in the last 24 hours. Maintaining a steady rate of infection positivity, the State also witnessed over 11K new Coronavirus cases in the past one day.
Beijing: China has suspended all public transport, including flights in and out of Wuhan, the epicentre of the coronavirus as the confirmed cases climbed to 571 mostly from the city with 17 deaths so far. The World Health Organization (WHO) which held an emergency meeting on Wednesday in Vienna to deal with the global impact of […]
Gorakhpur: The first case of the deadly coronavirus reported from Nepal, has led to a scare in eastern Uttar Prdesh, particularly Gorakhpur, because of its proximity to Nepal and the heavy traffic flow across the porous border. R. N. Singh, a doctor-campaigner for ‘Mission Save in India’, said: “The virus is deadly and has already […]
Beijing: The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the new coronavirus outbreak a global health emergency after the death toll in China rose to 170, with more than 7,800 cases confirmed in almost 20 countries. “The main reason for this declaration is not because of what is happening in China, but because of what is […]
Beijing: The death toll from the novel coronavirus outbreak in China has risen to 259 with total confirmed cases surging to 11,791 amid stepped up efforts by a number of countries to evacuate their nationals from Hubei province, the epicentre of the virus, officials said on Saturday. Chinese health authorities have announced that the death […]
New Delhi: National carrier Air India’s special flight operated to the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak, to evacuate Indians stranded there, landed at the IGI airport here on Saturday. Accordingly, the flight ferried back 324 Indian nationals. The airline said that the special flight landed at Delhi airport at […]
Sundergarh: Another suspected case of novel Coronavirus (nCoV) was reported in Odisha after a youth of Sundergarh district was admitted to the isolation ward of VSS Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) in Burla on Tuesday. The youth, a resident of Hemagiri area in Sundergarh district was reportedly working in a company in South […]
Beijing: The death toll due to the novel coronavirus outbreak in China has increased to 2,870, health authorities said on Sunday, while the number of confirmed cases has increased to 79,824. Chinese health authorities said they have received reports of 573 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection and 35 more deaths on the Chinese […]
New York: Announcing the first coronavirus linked death in the country, US President Donald Trump has issued new travel restrictions to Iran, Italy and South Korea while maintaining that the overall risk to the US is low but can turn suddenly. US is banning travel to Iran and urging Americans not to travel to Italy […]
New Delhi: The coronavirus outbreak which has hampered global tech giants’ 2020 plans leading to cancellation or postponement of global flagship conferences is set to hit supplies of smartphone components from China to India at least till the second quarter of this year. While smartphone manufacturing has picked up in India over the past few […]
Geneva: A total of 21,114 confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported by 93 countries and regions outside China as of Saturday, an increase of 3,633 infections from the previous day, according to the daily situation report released by the World Health Organization (WHO) Saturday evening. The number of confirmed cases worldwide has risen by […]
By Sandeep Sahu For others, a disaster is something to dread. But for them, it is an opportunity of a lifetime to make a fast buck by cashing in on the people’s fear, misery and helplessness during times of calamity. We have seen it during the Super Cyclone in 1999, the worst natural calamity to […]