Close to 2 lakh registered health care workers (HCWs) and Frontline Workers (FLWs) in Odisha have not taken vaccine shots against Covid-19.
Even as people across the State are making a beeline in front of various healthcare facilities to get them vaccinated, health workers in tribal-dominated Rayagada district are often greeted by empty houses with people deserting their villages fearing vaccines.
No more drive-ins, no more doorstep Covid-19 vaccination of elderly in Odisha. The State government on Wednesday asked the district collectors and municipal commissioners to stop drive-in and doorstep vaccinations.
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.
Bhubaneswar: A day after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced free vaccination for all above 18 years, the health department has braced up for online registration of the beneficiaries from April…
Bhubaneswar: Odisha today has shut down nearly half of its vaccination centres citing the reason that it has run out of vaccines. It accuses the Centre of not replenishing the…
Bhubaneswar: The State Health and Family Welfare Department on Monday ordered identification of session sites and a five-member team for each session site for COVID-19 vaccination of the healthcare workers. In a letter to the district collectors and commissioner of municipal corporations, additional chief secretary PK Mohapatra said that as per operational guideline of COVID-19 […]
Bhubaneswar: In tandem with the massive vaccination programme against coronavirus that is set to be launched in the Country from Saturday (January 16), Odisha is more than 100 per cent ready to begin the Covid-19 vaccination drive in the State. The epochal vaccination programme in the State will commence from 10:30 in the morning on […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has increased the number of session sites for Covid-19 vaccination. As many as 380 sessions will be conducted across the state on Monday to vaccinate 31,902 healthcare professionals. “We will complete the vaccination of 1.78 lakh health workers by January 25 starting from today. A total of 1,698 sessions will be […]
Bhubaneswar: The big story of the Day-4 in the vaccination drive against COVID19 in Odisha is the State’s Capital city Bhubaneswar has seemingly shed the initial ‘vaccine hesitancy’ to score an over the top performance today. The Capital stride assumes significance when the vaccination rate in the whole of the State on Wednesday has been […]
Bhubaneswar: Even as Odisha has administered a total of over 22 lakh Covid-19 doses to date, the fully vaccinated population to date in the State stood at a mere 0.84per cent. The State has been ranked at number 8th in the country. As per the data available with the Union Health Ministry, the number of […]
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 […]