The global number of new cases has been increasing for more than a month, with over 4 million cases reported in the past week - July 26 to August 1, the update said.
All departments of the State government and sub-ordinate offices in the State shall function with full strength of employees with effect from August, 2, 2021 until further orders.
A quasi-state of emergency has been also implemented in parts of Hokkaido, Ishikawa, Kyoto, Hyogo, and Fukuoka until the end of August.
India's Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) rose from 48.1 in June to 55.3 in July, pointing to the strongest rate of growth in three months.
The world heritage site which had remained out of bounds for the tourists due to Covid-19 pandemic has been thrown open for the visitors today amid strict guidelines
Every member before boarding a return flight was supposed to undergo an RT-PCR test and there Gowtham and Chahal, deemed as close contacts of Krunal, have been found positive.
Scheduled international passenger services have been suspended in India since March 23, 2020, due to the coronavirus pandemic.
WHO said that with over 69,000 fatalities, the number of Covid-19 deaths reported during the period increased by 21 per cent week-on-wee
All medical colleges and other institutions of teaching like nursing, pharmacy, physiotherapy and occupational therapy, public health and other paramedical/allied medical science courses have been allowed to reopen in the State during this declining phase of the COVID-19.
The all-time high comes just a day after Tokyo, hosting the Olympics since last week, marked 2,848 daily infection cases Tuesday, topping the earlier record of 2,520 cases logged on January 7, the Xinhua news agency reported.
Devotees are eagerly waiting for the day when the gates of the Puri Srimandir will once again open for them and they can have the darshan of the Lord of the Universe.
In the viral video, a large crowd is seen in the lunch venue at Amrutula village, native of Swain, in Ganjam district. The villagers are seen queueing up at the venue while no Covid norms including social distancing and use of mask were followed.
In the next two decades, competition for global influence is likely to reach its highest level since the Cold War.
The cumulative COVID positive number in Odisha neared 10 Lakh mark as 1637 new positive cases were identified on Monday.
A separate isolation room has been marked in all the schools and kept ready. The room will be used in case any student or staff develops Covid symptoms.
As per a study published in medRxiv, Odisha has reported a massive 79 per cent excess deaths during the period of April -June 2021, which incidentally coincided with the Covid-19 second wave in the State
Bhubaneswar has alone recorded over 70 percent of the total Covid deaths in Khordha district.
In response to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani gave data on the children orphaned during the second wave of COVID-19. According to the data, a total of 645 children lost their parents to Covid from April 2021 to May 28.
The Health Ministry said the reporting of daily new cases and deaths in India follows a bottom-up approach, where districts report the number of cases and deaths to the state governments and to the Union Ministry on a continuous basis, missing out on the deaths is unlikely.
In view of the prevailing pandemic situation, AICTE has re-issued guidelines for strict compliance by colleges and institutions across the country.
Rishabh Pant had tested positive while he was staying at Southall at an acquaintance's place during the three-week break after WTC final match.
An increasing number of patients requiring ICU treatment in the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack has become a major cause of concern for the State Health authorities.
On the ICMR's suggestion to open primary schools first, Odisha government has said that it has no problem but it needs proper Central guidelines
Patra slammed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and the Aam Aadmi Party for creating confusion over the sensitive issue of Covid deaths.
Importantly, RhGB01 is unlikely to pose a direct risk to humans, because the receptor binding domain (RBD) is not compatible with being able to infect human cells.