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Odisha In Top-10 Second Wave Hit States; Only 2 In Top-100 Vaccinated Districts

While Cuttack figured in top-100 districts having higher cases in the second wave, the district is nowhere in top-100 vaccinated. For having a faster vaccination rate, Odisha needs a booster dose

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In Second Wave, Odisha Has 3rd Highest Rural Spread In Country: Report 

As per SBI study, the rural districts in Odisha took a mammoth 74.5 per cent share of the State's daily caseload in peak of firstwave. The second wave gripped State in April, and share in daily caseload touched 75.4 per cent. In the peak month of May, the share rose  sharply to touch almost 80 per cent of daily caseload 

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Jagannath Temple To Remain Out Of Bounds For Devotees Till June 15 

The Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) on Sunday took a decision to close Srimandir for public darshan till June 15. 

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SC Orders Release Of Prisoners To Decongest Jails Amid COVID-19 Second Wave

Taking note of an "unprecedented surge" in COVID-19 cases in the country, the Supreme Court on Saturday passed directions for decongestion of prisons and ordered forthwith release of all those prisoners who were granted bail or parole last year in view of the pandemic.

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Camila Cabello Urges All To Donate For India Amid Covid-19 Second Wave

Los Angeles: International pop star Camila Cabello has urged everyone to help India by making donations to help the country amid the devastating second wave of Covod-19. Cabello posted a…

‘Labourers Worst Affected In Covid-19, Need Special Attention’
‘Labourers Worst Affected In Covid-19, Need Special Attention’

Bhubaneswar: The Biju Janata Dad (BJD) and Congress today demanded special assistance scheme for the labourers especially migrant workers who are once again worst affected in the second wave of…

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Odisha's Covid-19 Second Wave Peak Likely By May First Week

Bhubaneswar: Amid massive surge in cases of Coronavirus infection in the State, Chief of Directorate of Medical Education & Training (DMET) Odisha, CBK Mohanty said the second wave of the…

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Second Covid-19 Wave: Odisha Orders 710 Lakh Lit Oxygen For Projected 3.6k Severe Patients

Bhubaneswar: With the second wave of coronavirus heading towards a bigger peak this time in Odisha, with projections indicating the daily positive count touching 10k, the State government claimed there…

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Covid-19 Second Wave In Odisha: ICU Occupancy At 86% Of Functional Beds

Bhubaneswar: With the second wave of coronavirus now kicking in the pre-peak phase in the State, the disconcerting fact to the fore is the ICU occupancy in the State is…

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Covid-19 Second Wave In Odisha: In 26 Days Cases Touch 70 % Of First Wave Peak

Bhubaneswar: The second wave has been quite cracking in Odisha, unlike the marathon steady rise in the first wave. In just 26-days, the contagious virus has accomplished over 70 per…

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Second Covid-19 Wave In Odisha: 2-4% New Infections In Bhubaneswar Are Children!

Bhubaneswar: Even as the explosive run of the second wave in the Capital City of Odisha continues, the big worry to fore is around 2-4 per cent of new infections…

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Covid-19 Resurgence In Odisha: No Inter-State Bus Services From Monday

Bhubaneswar: In view of the steady surge in the number of Covid-19 cases across Odisha, the State government has decided to suspend inter-state bus services starting from Monday. However, there…

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Covid Second Wave Mostly Infecting Youth, Spreading Faster: Health Director

Bhubaneswar: The second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in Odisha is spreading faster and infecting the younger population more that the elderly. Even people below 18 years of age are…

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Covid-19 Second Wave In Odisha: Micro Containment Zones Come Up In Kandhamal, Kalahandi

Phulbani/Bhawanipatna: Amid the second wave Covid-19 scare in the State, Micro Containment Zones have been declared in parts of Phulbani Municipality in Kandhamal district and a village in Kalahandi district on Saturday. The Kandhamal district administration on Saturday declared School Sahi of Dakpala village and five houses in Masterpada under Ward No- 5 of Phulbani […]

COVID-19 Second Wave In India May Peak By Mid-April: Scientists
COVID-19 Second Wave In India May Peak By Mid-April: Scientists

New Delhi: Scientists have predicted using a mathematical model that the ongoing second-wave of COVID-19 pandemic across the country could peak by mid-April, following which the infections may see a steep decline by the end of May. During the first wave of COVID-19 infections across India, the mathematical approach, named SUTRA, predicted that the initial […]

Special SOPs Soon For Vaccination Of All Above 18: Odisha Health Director
Only 20% In 60+ Population Vaccinated Till Mar 23 In Odisha: SBI Report

Bhubaneswar: Even as Odisha has given the anti-Covid-19 shot to over 13 lakh in the age-group of 60-plus years, the State has till date vaccinated around 20 per cent of its 60+ population. Rajasthan leads the country with a vaccination rate of 42 per cent. Such a status report has been to the fore by […]

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Covid-19 Second Wave: Odisha Active Caseload Nears 2,000-Mark; 218 New Positives In 24 Hours

Bhubaneswar: The active Covid-19 case tally in Odisha on Tuesday inched towards the 2,000 mark after 218 new cases were reported from different parts of the State in the past 24 hours. As per the data shared by the I &PR department, a maximum of 34 new cases have been reported from Bargarh, followed by […]

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India Vulnerable To 2nd Wave Of Coronavirus: AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria

New Delhi:  With India vulnerable to a second wave of the Covid pandemic, All India Institute of Medical Sciences Director Randeep Guleria feels in order to contain a further surge, a limited lockdown in hotspots and extensive contact tracing, where volume of cases is high, can be considered along with a micro-plan to prevent leakage […]

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Widespread Face Mask Use Can Prevent Covid-19 Second Wave

London: Widespread use of face masks combined with physical distancing and some lockdown can lower Covid-19 transmission and may prevent a second wave of novel coronavirus infections, say researchers. A study suggests that lockdowns alone will not stop the resurgence of SARS-CoV-2 and that even homemade masks with limited effectiveness can dramatically reduce transmission rates […]