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Delta Variant Now Reported In 135 Countries, Global Coronavirus Cases Could Exceed 200 Million By Next Week: WHO

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.

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All Government Offices In Odisha To Run With Full Staff Strength

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. 

Japan Imposes State Of Emergency In 4 More Areas

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 output
Growth Rebound: India's July Manufacturing Output Zooms, Says PMI

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.

Konark Sun Temple Reopens For Visitors

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

Yuzvendra Chahal
Chahal, Krishnappa Gowtham Test Positive; To Stay Back In Sri Lanka: BCCI Official

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.

Domestic Flights
Suspension Of Scheduled International Passenger Flights Extended Till Aug 31

Scheduled international passenger services have been suspended in India since March 23, 2020, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

WHO Reports 'Sharp' Increase In Covid Deaths

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

Odisha Allows Reopening Of Medical Colleges With Rider, Check Details
Odisha Allows Reopening Of Medical Colleges With Rider, Check Details

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.

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Tokyo's Daily Covid-19 Cases Surpass 3,000 For 1st Time

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.

Srimandir Reopening
Will Srimandir Admin Lift Darshan Curbs In August?

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.

BJD MLA Flouts Covid Guidelines, Organises Community Lunch On Father’s Death Anniversary
BJD MLA Flouts Covid Guidelines, Organises Community Lunch On Father’s Death Anniversary

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. 

World Economy
By 2025, Covid Will Have Cost World Between $16 Trillion And $35 Trillion

In the next two decades, competition for global influence is likely to reach its highest level since the Cold War.

Odisha COVID Tally Nears 10L Mark With 1637 New Infections

The cumulative COVID positive number in Odisha neared 10 Lakh mark as 1637 new positive cases were identified on Monday.

schools for Class 10 and 12 reopen in Odisha
Schools Reopen For Class 10, 12 Students In Odisha; All You Need To Know

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. 

Underreporting of covid-19 deaths in odisha?
Underreporting Covid-19 Deaths: Study Claims Odisha Recorded 22000 Excess Deaths In Apr-Jun 2021

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

COVID Death Toll Crosses 1000-Mark In Khordha With Over 70% Fatalities From Bhubaneswar Alone

Bhubaneswar has alone recorded over 70 percent of the total Covid deaths in Khordha district.

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645 Children Lost Their Parents To Covid From Apr-May 28 During Second Wave: WCD

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.

COVID Deaths
Given Robust System Of Reporting, Missing Out On Covid Deaths Unlikely: Govt

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.

Merger Of Education Regulators Will Happen This Year: AICTE
Don’t Lay Off Staff, Stop Demanding Full Fee From Students; AICTE Warns Colleges

In view of the prevailing pandemic situation, AICTE has re-issued guidelines for strict compliance by colleges and institutions across the country.

Rishabh Pant
Rishabh Pant Recovers From COVID-19 Infection, Joins Team Bio-Bubble

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.

High ICU, Ventilator Dependency In Twin City Trigger Concerns
High ICU, Ventilator Dependency In Twin City Trigger Concerns

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.

Odisha To Establish 3 Eklavya Schools In Sambalpur
Reopen Primary Schools First, Suggests ICMR; Odisha Govt Says Ready, Wants Central Guidelines 

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

Congress Forming Alliances To Maintain Its Political Relevance: BJPs Sambit Patra
No State Has Reported Any Death Due To Shortage Of Oxygen: BJP’s Sambit Patra

Patra slammed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and the Aam Aadmi Party for creating confusion over the sensitive issue of Covid deaths.

Scientists Discover Novel Coronavirus In British Bats

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.