The Odisha government will be beginning the preparatory exercises from tomorrow with India becoming the first country to approve a Covid-19 vaccine for kids as young as 2-years old early this month
According to data shared by the NCOC, Pakistan has witnessed 1,742 new cases of COVID-19 and 39 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, with 47,832 active cases.
An eledrly woman from Kerala was administered two doses of the Covid vaccine within a gap of 30 minutes
India achieved the milestones of administering over 2.50 crore vaccine doses under the "Vaccine Sewa" campaign to mark the 71th birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Sending an inspiring message to the society, some women health workers in Koraput proved their spirit as true warriors by going above and beyond the call of duty to cross a flooded river for conducting vaccination drive in nearby villages
Unprecedented rush was seen at vaccination centres in Sundergarh district after rumours regarding discontinuation of ration supply to unvaccinated people began to swirl.
The alacrity shown in making a bold announcement that Bhubaneswar city was the first in India to have 100% vaccination against Covid-19 has created a great deal of confusion.
The folk artists, who have lost their livelihood due to the pandemic, will get an opportunity to earn some money with this awareness drive.
As many as 9 lakh expectant mothers are registered in the State annually out of which 4.5 lakh women can be identified for Covid vaccination.
The Odisha Government is all set to start Covid-19 vaccination of pregnant woman in the State shortly following a new set of guidelines issued by the Union Health Ministry, stated Health Director Bijay Mohapatra
India's Covid vaccination coverage has crossed the landmark of 31 crore as 61.19 lakh vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours.
The controversy over absence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s photographs at vaccination centres in Odisha continued for the second consecutive day with BJP supporters protesting at different centres across the State on Tuesday.
In a serious case of gross negligence that would raise question over the sincerity in the ongoing Covid-19 vaccination drive in Odisha, a man in Mayurbhanj district was allegedly administered two doses of vaccine on the same day within a gap of 5 minutes.
There are chances of Covid-19 infection among people even after taking both doses of vaccines, said a top health official in Odisha on Saturday.
The Odisha government has decided to vaccinate staff and employees of medicine shops across the State on a priority basis.
In the first phase today, 500 staff of more than 30 hotels were reportedly given the COVID jab. A staff here doesn't need to book a slot to get the jab under this special drive of BMC
A group of vendors in Ganjam district have come forward to offer discounts to double vaccinated customers in a bid to promote the ongoing vaccination drive against the Covid-19.
Following several requests for a second dose of vaccines from people planning to travel abroad, the Centre on Monday issued guidelines to states and Union Territories to provide vaccines to such people who have completed 28 days of their first dose.
A majority of these people may not have any identity card and are living in different Shelter For Urban Homeless (SUH) under the Corporation's jurisdiction.
In a major development, the Government of India has finalised arrangements with Hyderabad-based vaccine manufacturer Biological-E to reserve 30 crore of COVID-19 vaccine doses for the country. As per reports, these vaccine doses will be manufactured and stockpiled by Biological-E from August to December 2021.
The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Monday launched doorstep Covid-19 vaccination drive under its jurisdiction to inoculate people above 45 years of age at their homes.
RMRC Bhubaneswar has been requested to carry out a follow up to assess the hospitalization and severity among COVID-19 positive individuals post vaccination as compared to non-vaccinated COVID-19 positive individuals
As per the modifications, the storage condition has been revised up to minus 20 degree Celsius subject to condition that the vaccines will remain stable and maintain its potency at 2 degree Celsius to 8 degree Celsius for at least 12 hours.
Following rhe detection of Covid-19 infections among some of the Bonda tribals in Bonda hills area, the district administration has stepped up vaccination and testing exercises in the sensitive regions of the tribal-dominated district.
Odisha Health and Family Welfare department urged the concerned officials to disseminate the changes made by the Ministry among the programme officers, programme managers, vaccinators / verifiers in their jurisdictions to strictly follow the changes made in Co-WIN portal.