The top court said that this Rs 50,000 amount will be over and above the amounts paid by the Centre and states under various benevolent schemes.
This week, the highest numbers of new cases were reported from India (204,582 new cases; 14.8 new cases per 100,000; similar to last week's figures), Thailand (85,143 new cases; 122.0 new cases per 100,000; a 10 per cent decrease), and Indonesia (17,250 new cases; 6.3 new cases per 100,000; a 26 per cent decrease).
The top court had expressed its satisfaction over guidelines framed by the Centre for issuing Covid death certificates and payment of compensation.
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
The recent rise in the death cases due to COVID-19 is due to the addition of the old fatalities that could not be timely reported, claims Dr Niraj Mishra
The Muslim community in the Capital City has demanded the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) to allot them around five to seven acres of land which will resolve the immediate crisis like situation for burial of Coronavirus infected and Non-Coronavirus bodies.
While daily infections in Odisha continued to hover over 8k, the virus has claimed as many as 37 lives in the last 24 hours - the most in a day since the onset of the pandemic. The state's TPR stood at 14%.
The Supreme Court on Monday suggested there must be a uniform policy and also some guidelines for issuance of death certificates for those affected with Covid-19.
Bhubaneswar: Even as the curve of daily Covid infections is on a downward trend in Odisha, the number of fatalities due to the lethal coronavirus has refused to decline. At least 16 patients undergoing treatment at various hospitals across the State succumbed in the last 24 hours taking the death toll to 1543. Five patients […]
New Delhi: The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Tuesday announced the establishment of a fund dedicated to its member doctors who have died in the line of duty while battling the Covid-19 pandemic. The association has planned to raise money by donations from its members and the public, including the registered institutions. The fund will […]
London: In a major global study, researchers have revealed that long-term exposure to air pollution may be linked to 15 per cent of Covid-19 deaths worldwide. According to the study, published in the journal Cardiovascular Research, in Europe the proportion was about 19 per cent, in North America it was 17 per cent, and in […]
London: Patients of Asian ethnicity have an increased risk of dying in hospital from Covid-19, while those of Black ethnicity have an increased risk of requiring hospital admission for the disease, warns a London study. The findings, published in the journal EclinicalMedicine, suggest that different treatment strategies may be required for different ethnic groups. “For […]
New Delhi: Lack of adequate PPE kits, inadequate technique of PPE donning and doffing, non-disclosure by patients of their exposure to possible Covid-19 infection, excessive working hours, and poor doctor-patient ratio are the reasons for higher fatality among doctors, according to an analysis. India currently has the most number of Covid-19 cases in the world […]
New York: US President Donald Trump has said that India does not give a “straight count” on the Covid-19 deaths. During the presidential debate on Tuesday night between him and Democratic Party presidential candidate Joe Biden, they both sparred on the extent of the deaths caused by the pandemic. Biden said that the 200,000 people […]
Bhubaneswar: The number of Covid-19 cases in Odisha climbed to 103536 with 2602 new cases being reported in the last 24 hours. The death toll has also risen to 492 with 10 more patients succumbing to the virus in the last 24 hours. The State’s active cases have now surged to 29758 while recoveries stand […]
New Delhi: All states and Union Territories (UTs) have been asked to focus on reducing the Covid-19 mortality rate, the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry said on Saturday. Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan gave the direction during the two high-level virtual meetings, conducted on Friday and Saturday as part of the Centre’s continuous process of […]
Bhubaneswar: COVID-19 pandemic has claimed 10 more lives in Odisha in the last 24 hours taking the toll to 235 in the State. According to the information provided by the Health and Family Welfare department, Ganjam has reported three deaths followed by two from Sundargarh. 10 more #Covid19 deaths in #Odisha in last 24 hours. […]
Bhubaneswar: The novel coronavirus has claimed nine more lives in the last 24 hours taking the death toll to 216 in Odisha. According to the information shared by the Health and Family Welfare department, out of nine, six persons died due to the virus in Ganjam. The deceased include: 1. A 40-year-old male of Ganjam […]
Berhampur: Distancing among humans is the shield against the Coronavirus, but distancing ourselves from humanity will be our undoing; and it is arguably a disconcerting realisation that some are choosing this path oblivious of its pitfalls. Instances of bodies being carried on trolleys or ambulance denying service in Odisha underscores the importance of awareness in […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha is now facing enormous challenge owing to the steep rise in the number of COVID-19 positive cases and fatalities since July 1. The state’s COVID-19 tally reached 13121 on Sunday after 595 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours. Apart from the new cases, three more persons succumbed to COVID-19 in […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha registered biggest spike of 755 new Covid-19 cases on Friday, taking the State’s total positive tally to 11956. The State also reported four more deaths due to coronavirus, bringing the death toll to 56. All the four deaths have been reported from Ganjam district, informed the health department. #BREAKING 4 new #Covid deaths […]
Bhubaneswar: At a time when Coronavirus is fiercely spreading its tentacles and tightening its grip in Odisha, the State’s COVID-19 death toll has registered an over 100 per cent increase over the past 10 days. As many as 12 people have succumbed to the disease in the last 10 days, taking the total number of […]
Brasilia: Brazil has become the second country, after the US, to register more than 50,000 COVID-19 deaths, which came amid growing political unrest and just days after the country confirmed more than 1 million coronavirus cases. As of Monday, Brazil registered 50,591 fatalities, with a total of 1,083,341 coronavirus cases, also the second in the […]
New Delhi: With the biggest-ever jump of 9,887 new cases and 298 deaths in past 24 hours, the Covid-19 tally in India reached 2,36,657 on Saturday, a Health Ministry data revealed. India’s death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 6,642 with a record increase of 294 deaths in the 24 hours till Saturday 8 AM. […]
New Delhi: With 8,392 new cases reported in the last 24 hours, the COVID-19 tally in India reached 1,90,535, the Union Health Ministry stated on Monday. Of the total cases, 93,322 are active and 5,394 are fatalities so far while at least 91,819 people have recovered from the disease. #COVID19 India Update: 8392 new #coronavirus […]