It is pertinent to mention here that alleged vulgar dance performances by various jatra troupes during the Khandagiri jatra have triggered controversies in the past.
An official statement on Tuesday said: "As is the case with all other vaccines, those who get vaccinated with different Covid-19 vaccines may experience mild symptoms like injection site tenderness, pain, headache, fatigue, myalgia, malaise, pyrexia, chills, arthralgia etc.
The vaccination drive will be carried out at specific Primary Health Centres (PHCs), Community Health Centres (CHCs) and District Headquarters Hospitals (DHHs) across Odisha.
Vaccination drive to start again in Odisha. Covishield to be available from Jan 19 in identified govt healthcare centres. This will be done under National COVID19 vaccination programme. Vaccine for beneficiaries whose 2nd dose and precaution dose are due. Information provided by State Health & Family Welfare Department.
The startling revelations are made by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) in an RTI reply to Pune businessman Prafful Sarda.
However, this year only five opera groups have been given permission to stage their plays due to lack of space.
Even though, Odisha is registering one or two Covid infections daily, in terms of active case tally in the country, the State ranks fifth. The current active case tally in Odisha is in double digits at 86.
As Covid cases are increasing day by day, Bharat Biotech announced an Intranasal vaccine for Covid-19 called iNCOVACC, it is taken through the nose instead of getting injected.
Even though the current Covid situation is not alarming in Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has asked the Health Department officials to keep a close watch.
Covid cases are again rising now and after infection, there can be a variety of short-term and long-term problems one can face in daily life.
The situation in China has reportedly come to such a pass that the prices of essential medicines have gone up and at places, these medicines have reportedly been out of stock. This is because; people are making beelines at malls to buy as many lemons as they can.
Amid BF.7 Omicron subvariant scare, Odisha Chief Minister will chair a high-level meeting to review Covid situation in the state tomorrow.
Mishra said that Odisha government is fully prepared to tackle any eventualities arising out of Covid-19.
Union Health Ministry said reliable oxygen supply is critical for saving lives during patient care and COVID-19 management.
Odisha Health and Family Welfare Director Dr Bijay Panigrahi informed that vaccination has stopped in the State since November 28 and said the Centre will be requested to supply doses of vaccines.