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.
In a bid to ramp up the vaccination drive against the coronavirus, the Odisha Government has floated a global e-tender for the supply of required Covid-19 vaccines to the State
Odisha government will set up separate vaccination sites in districts & towns for people who do not have approved identity cards, but are eligible for COVID-19 vaccination.
The State Health and Family Welfare department directed all the district collectors, magistrates and municipal commissioners to expedite the process for timely vaccination of vulnerable group of people in their jurisdiction.
The vaccination drive for people between 18 and 44 years has begun at other major urban centres in Odisha from today. Even though the vaccination for above 18 years had begun from May 1, people in this category were vaccinated with Covaxin shots only in Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation area so far.
India has achieved the landmark of being the fastest country globally to administer 17 crore Covid-19 vaccines in the least number of days, defeating the US and China, the second the third runners-up respectively.
Protesting unavailability of Covid-19 vaccine, a number of senior citizens who had come to a vaccination centre to take the second dose, staged dharna in front of Nilagiri Community health centre (CHC) in the district on Monday.
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