Odisha's Covid Policy needs a change. The fight out plan has to include RTPCR tests that are variant detectors
Bhushan therefore asserted that the State Health Department should take required necessary steps to control the spread of infection and reduce fatality by adopting the ongoing strategy of Test-Tract-Treat-Vaccinate-Covid Appropriate Behaviour to keep the situation under control.
As per 2019 electors data, the 18-plus population in Bhubaneswar was 10.03 lakh. The fully vaccinated in the Capital City as of date stands at 8.84 lakh
From Amravati to Ratnagiri, Maharashtra has been the host of Delta variants. GISAID data shows the variant made its way to Odisha from Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and Tamil Nadu. Delta plus is now detected in Maharashtra, TN et al. But Ratnagiri is yet to show Amravati spike
In Odisha, the primary treatment protocol for Covid-19 in all government hospitals have been prescribing Ivermectin 12mg for 3-days by doctors, along with antipyretics (paracetamol). And if the fever is around 103 deg F, then the treatment protocol advises prescribing the anti-viral drug Favipiravir.
Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has begun the process of shifting major markets (Haats) in the capital city to decentralised alternate locations in view of the alarming rise in…
Bhubaneswar: As many as 2 lakh more doses of Covishield vaccine will reach Odisha today. The State currently has a stock of 3.1 lakh shots of the vaccine which will…
Bhubaneswar: Even as the debate over whether the novel coronavirus has attained or not the level of community transmission in India continues, the evolving Covid-19 hard numbers in the country have a tale to tell. A turning point in the Covid-19 numbers has been witnessed in the month of March, when the novel coronavirus positive […]
14 districts in Odisha under lockdown, but no significant impact. Many arrested for violating lockdown rules. If anyone doesn’t comply with the orders, authorities may press IPC charges u/s 188, 269, 270, 271. Bhubaneswar: India so far has registered over 470 positive coronavirus cases. A complete lockdown was announced in 19 States and UTs on […]
Bhubaneswar: As the world is battling hard to come out of this Chinese-origin novel coronavirus crisis, the words of former US President J F Kennedy that “When written in Chinese, the word crisis is composed of two characters — one represents danger, and the other represents opportunity” flashes up in the mind once again. Exactly, […]
Bhubaneswar: Not taking any chances, Odisha government today has directed the gram panchayats and zilla parishads to identify and ensure 14-day home quarantine for a whopping 78,233 migrant workers who returned to the state during last week. In a major incentive to the health staff working tirelessly against the Covid-19 outbreak in the State, Chief […]
Bhubaneswar: Nearly 48-hours after Mukesh Ambani led Reliance Group set up India’s first state-of-art Covid-19 hospital in Mumbai, Odisha government today signed an MoU with two private sector hospitals to bring up 1000-bed dedicated Covid-19 hospital with all modern infrastructure and facilities in the Capital city. Subroto Bagchi, State government’s chief spokesperson on Covid-19, informed […]
Bhubaneswar: With Odisha on the verge of jumping to the Stage-3 (community transmission phase) of coronavirus pandemic, Subroto Bagchi – chief spokesperson on COVID-19 today urged every person to act as per the directions of state government’s 104 Helpline only, instead of resorting to self-decisions. During his media briefing, Bagchi said that the third COVID-19 […]
Bhubaneswar: The Kasargod novel coronavirus telltale signs are conspicuous in Khurda district – the state headquarters. Already, the district, especially smart City Bhubaneswar, has recorded three Covid-19 positives in a span of 11 days. The big trait of novel coronavirus is it scores in singles in the first week, the run-rate of infection rises sharply […]
Bhubaneswar: Like an expansionist, the novel coronavirus is fast redrawing its map boundary in India. In just 6-days time, Covid-19 footprints are conspicuous in 132 districts across the country from 75 districts on March 22. After a lull for few days, the Covid-19 cases recorded the highest-ever single day count on March 27. The rate […]