Tag: Coronavirus Pandemic

Odisha Covid-19 cases
Covid-19 Third Wave: 'Odisha May Witness Over 19000 Cases During Peak Period'

Mohapatra, in the letter, asked the district collectors to remain prepared till March 2022.

  • Thursday, 26 August 2021
Covid Vax May Not Be Enough, Masks, Distancing Must Continue: WHO

People cannot feel safe just because they had the two doses. They still need to protect themselves

  • Sunday, 27 June 2021
Coronavirus Epidemic Hit East Asia 20,000 Years Ago

The outbreak left traces in the genetic makeup of people from East Asia, an area that is now China, Japan, Mongolia, North Korea, South Korea, and Taiwan.

  • Friday, 25 June 2021
Director of Directorate of Medical Education and Training (DMET) Dr CBK Mohanty
Covid-19 Third Wave May Not Hit Odisha, Ready To Tackle Any Situation: DMET Director

By June 7, as many as 63 genomes of 'Delta Plus' variant have been identified across the globe. Out of these, 6 cases were reported from India. If the numbers are compared, we are safe and therefore is no need to be scared.

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
Covid-19 third wave in India
Covid 3.0: Looking At The Third Wave And Beyond

Experts have warned of a third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in India. Even after the third wave would be over, there is no guarantee that there would be no further virus-related epidemic in India in future.

  • Monday, 31 May 2021
India COVID19
COVID-19: Every 10th Household In India Report Active Cases

Every 10th household in India is right now reporting an active case within immediate family members and almost every fifth household in India is reporting loss of life among near and dear ones, as per the IANS-CVoter Covid Tracker.

  • Sunday, 30 May 2021
Global COVID19 Updates
Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 168.5 Million: WHO

The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 168.5 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.50 million, according to official figures published by the World Health Organization (WHO).

  • Saturday, 29 May 2021
Global COVID-19 Updates
Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 166.9 Million

The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 166.9 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.45 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

  • Monday, 24 May 2021
COVID-19 Claimed Over 3 Mn Lives More Than Reported In 2020: WHO 

While the WHO's official death toll due to Covid-19 is around 3.4 million so far, the actual number could be at least 6-8 million, showed the global health body's annual World Health Statistics report 2021.

  • Friday, 21 May 2021
coronavirus in rural Odisha
The Greatest Good For The Greatest Numbers: Reducing Mortality In Rural Odisha

Every rural community in Odisha needs designated workers who will help them use the technology platforms to secure hospital beds and vaccine slots.

  • Monday, 17 May 2021
2 DG Drug
DRDO's Anti-Covid Drug 2-DG Launched

The first batch of DRDO-developed anti-Covid drug 2-DG (2-deoxy-D-glucose) was launched on Monday to treat patients suffering from the deadly disease. The medicine comes in powder form and can be taken with water.

  • Monday, 17 May 2021
Covid Hospital Fire
Odisha Deploys 384 Firefighters At 62 Covid Hospitals To Avert Mishaps

The Fire Services Department of Odisha has deployed as many as 384 firemen with basic firefighting and rescue machinery across 62 Covid hospitals in the State in order to avert fire accidents in the medicals. 

  • Thursday, 13 May 2021
Coronavirus Pandemic
Good Samaritans Keep Hope Afloat Amid Covid Catastrophe

At a time when the nation is grappling with a relentless second wave of Covid-19, leading to a huge spike in the number of cases and posing challenges to the healthcare system and the administration, some good samaritans have gone out of their way to reduce the burden of pain and hopelessness among society at large.

  • Wednesday, 12 May 2021
Free Food
COVID Hit Patients In Twin City Get Free Food As OTV Rolls Out OTV Cares

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Television Network Ltd in collaboration with three other voluntary organizations has begun providing relief to Covid hit people in the Twin Cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar. Teams…

  • Wednesday, 05 May 2021
Covid hospital in Puri
Special 150-Bed Covid Hospital To Come Up In Puri Soon

Puri: A special Covid hospital will be established soon under PPP mode in Puri, informed the district collector Samarth Verma. “Apart from the present 145 bedded hospital for treatment of…

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021