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Tag: Covid 19 Vaccination

COVID-19: People Above 45 Yrs To Be Vaccinated From April 1
COVID-19: People Above 45 Yrs To Be Vaccinated From April 1

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Tuesday allowed administration of coronavirus vaccination for people above 45 years of age from April 1, irrespective of the co-morbidities. Briefing the media on the Cabinet decisions, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said: “I urge all above the age of 45 to register and get themselves vaccinated from April 1. […]

Covid-19 Surge In Odisha: Step Up Vaccination Of Comorbid Categories On War Footing, Govt Asks Collectors
Covid-19 Vaccination: A Handy Guide For All Your Queries

New Delhi: We have entered the second phase of the worlds largest immunisation programme. However, several looming questions could hamper the success of this programme and weaken the fight against Covid-19. Yes, vaccination is the most effective tool to fight the Covid-19 pandemic and help us succeed in our mission to restore normalcy! Having said […]

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Covid-19 Vaccination In India Cross 2.9 Crore Mark

New Delhi: The cumulative tally of vaccination has crossed 2.9 crore mark in the country after 9,47,090 vaccines were administered on Saturday, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said. “Total 9,74,090 vaccine doses were given till 7 p.m. on Saturday out of which 8,05,014 beneficiaries were administered first dose while 1,69,076 healthcare workers and […]

Covid-19 Vaccine For Journalists: Odisha Govt Writes To Centre
Get Vaccinated 24x7 At Your Convenience: Union Health Min Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi: In a bid to speed up the pace of the coronavirus vaccination drive, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday announced that citizens will now be able to take vaccine round the clock as per their convenience. The minister took to microblogging website Twitter and said: “The government has ended the time constraint […]

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Covid-19 Vaccination In All Pvt Hospitals; Odisha Govt Fixes Modalities

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Tuesday decided to expand the mega COVID-19 vaccination drive in the State. As per the latest decision, people will get the Covid-19 vaccine jab in all private hospitals soon. Earlier, the Centre had accepted the request of the Odisha government and allowed 183 private hospitals empanelled under the Biju Swastya […]

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Know How To Register For Covid-19 Vaccination On COWIN 2.0, Aarogya Setu App

Bhubaneswar: The second phase vaccination drive against Covid-19 began today across India, including in Odisha. This time, senior citizens (above 60 years) and people aged 45 or above suffering with comorbidities can register to get vaccinated. The Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare and the National Health Authority (NHA) has uploaded a user guide […]

Health Ministry To Rope In Media, Celebs, Faith Leaders To Disseminate Accurate Info On COVID Vaccines
Odisha: Pvt Hospitals In Bhubaneswar To Levy Rs 100 Service Charge For Covid-19 Vaccine, Check List

Bhubaneswar: The stage is all set for the next phase of COVID-19 vaccination for priority groups in Odisha: people above the age of 60 years and those above 45 years with co-morbidities. The mega COVID-19 vaccination drive for senior citizens and people with comorbidities will start from March 1. Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner Prem […]

COVID19 Vaccination: Odisha Govt Warns Corona Warriors Take Shot Or Else Lose free Treatment, Ex-gratia Money  
Odisha Asks Centre To Allow Covid-19 Vaccination At BSKY Empanelled Pvt Hospitals

Bhubaneswar: With vaccination holding key in the fight against coronavirus, the Odisha government on Friday requested the Centre to allow private hospitals empanelled under the Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) as COVID-19 vaccination sites. The move assumes significance as the Odisha government has already started the process of preparing a database of senior citizens, people […]

Union Health Ministry Issues Advisory To States, UTs To Expand COVID-19 Vaccination
Union Health Ministry Issues Advisory To States, UTs To Expand COVID-19 Vaccination

New Delhi: The Union Health ministry said on Thursday that an advisory has been issued to all states and Union Territories to expand Covid-19 vaccination to all public healthcare facilities along with medical centres empanelled in the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) and PM Jan Aarogya Yojna (PM-JAY) for the next phase of vaccination for […]

COVID-19 Vaccination: Registration Of Beneficiaries On Co-WIN For 2nd Phase To Start From Mar 1
COVID-19 Vaccination: Registration Of Beneficiaries On Co-WIN For 2nd Phase To Start From Mar 1

New Delhi: As the country gears up to inoculate people above 60 years of age and those over 45 with comorbidities against COVID-19 from March 1, official sources on Thursday said these beneficiaries would be able to register themselves on the Co-WIN platform from Monday itself. There will also be a walk-in provision for the […]

Covid-19 Vaccination Of Elderly Persons: Odisha Govt Issues Operational Strategy 
Covid-19 Vaccination Of Elderly Persons: Odisha Govt Issues Operational Strategy 

Bhubaneswar: As elderly population and persons with co-morbidities will be vaccinated from March 1, the Odisha government on Wednesday wrote to the district collectors and municipal commissioners on the operational strategy for initiating the vaccination. “The Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry has communicated that the vaccination of next priority group of elderly population and […]

Covid-19 Vaccination: Over 1.19 Cr Healthcare, Frontline Workers Administered Shots In India
Covid-19 Vaccination: Over 1.19 Cr Healthcare, Frontline Workers Administered Shots In India

New Delhi: The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered to healthcare and frontline workers in the country has crossed 1.19 crore, the Union health ministry said on Tuesday. A total of 1,19,07,392 vaccine doses have been administered through 2,53,434 sessions till 6 pm on Tuesday, according to a provisional report. The beneficiaries include 64,71,047 […]

COVID19 Vaccination: Odisha Govt Warns Corona Warriors Take Shot Or Else Lose free Treatment, Ex-gratia Money  
COVID19 Vaccination: Odisha Govt Warns Corona Warriors Take Shot Or Else Lose free Treatment, Ex-gratia Money  

Bhubaneswar: Even as Odisha has achieved success in vaccinating over 85% of beneficiaries, several health care workers and frontline warriors are yet to take the first jab of the COVID-19 vaccine. The pull- back syndrome shown by many corona warriors in Odisha has not gone down well with  the State Health Department. Taking the lukewarm […]

1.86L Vaccinated In A Day India, 1.08 Crore So Far
1.86L Vaccinated In A Day India, 1.08 Crore So Far

New Delhi: The Union Health Ministry informed on Saturday that 1,86,081 people, including healthcare and frontline workers, were vaccinated on Saturday, the 36th day of the vaccination drive, which was conducted across 36 states and Union Territories of the country till 6 p.m. With the latest addition, the cumulative figures of vaccination have reached 1,08,38,323 […]

Covid-19 Vaccine For Journalists: Odisha Govt Writes To Centre
India 2nd Fastest Vaccinating Nation, With Over 1 Cr Doses Given

New Delhi: India has crossed a significant milestone in immunisation against Covid-19 with than 10 million people having been vaccinated, as of Friday, officials said. “In the fight against the global pandemic, as on February 19, till 8 a.m., the cumulative vaccine doses administered to healthcare and frontline workers against Covid-19 in the country have […]

Odisha: People Over 50 Years To Receive Covid-19 Vaccine From March 1
Odisha: People Over 50 Years To Receive Covid-19 Vaccine From March 1

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government will begin Covid-19 vaccination drive for population above 50 years of age from March 1. The announcement was made by Dr Jayant Panda, the Technical Spokesperson of the State Health and Family Welfare Department on Monday. “The State government has decided to inoculate people above 50 years of age from March […]

Cuttack Collector Clarifies On ‘No Vaccine, No Salary’ Move, Says No Intension Of Punitive Action
Cuttack Collector Clarifies On ‘No Vaccine, No Salary’ Move, Says No Intension Of Punitive Action

Cuttack: A day after cautioning healthcare and Anganwadi workers against skipping Covid-19 vaccination with a ‘no vaccine, no salary’ warning, the Cuttack district administration took an U-turn on Saturday and clarified its stance over the official letter saying that there was no intension of cutting the salaries of the violators. Cuttack Collector Bhabani Shankar Chayani, […]

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In Pics: Top Police, Administrative Officials Get Covid-19 Vaccine Shot Across Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Covid-19 vaccination drive for the frontline workers has commenced from today across Odisha with senior police officers including DGP and Collectors receiving the jab at specially designated session sites in all districts. DGP Abhay was first among the police officials to get the vaccine shot at a session site at JN Indoor Stadium […]

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Odisha: Get Vaccine Shot Else Face Pay Stop, Warns Collector

Cuttack: Acting tough on registered health and Anganwadi workers skipping Covid-19 vaccination, the district administration has warned to withhold their salary and other remunerations if they didn’t take the jab by February 10. In a letter to the concerned authorities at the SCB  Medical College and Hospital, Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO), Superintendent of Sishu […]

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India Fastest Nation In Vaccinating 4 Million People: Health Ministry

New Delhi: In the 19 days since the beginning of the country’s Covid-19 vaccination drive, India has inoculated nearly 4.5 million (44,49,552) of its population, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Thursday. The ministry officials also claimed that India has become the fastest country in the world to achieve the 4 million […]

Odisha Has Less Covid-19 Vaccine Wastage As Compared To Others: Health Dept
Odisha Has Less Covid-19 Vaccine Wastage As Compared To Others: Health Dept

Bhubaneswar: Odisha has reported less vaccine wastage as compared to the other States, informed Odisha Family and Welfare department director Bijay Panighrahi on Monday. Speaking to reporters here, Panigharahi said, “Once a vial is opened, the vaccine has to be administered to a recipient as soon as possible because it gets wasted if not used […]

Centre Asks States To Increase Coverage Of Beneficiaries Receiving COVID-19 Vaccination
Centre Asks States To Increase Coverage Of Beneficiaries Receiving COVID-19 Vaccination

New Delhi: The Centre on Saturday asked states and Union Territories to augment coverage of beneficiaries receiving vaccination against COVID-19 and increase as well as optimize inoculation sessions per day. The states and UTs have also been asked to start vaccinating frontline workers from the first week of February, the Union Health ministry said in […]

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Odisha Govt Asks District Collectors To Ensure 100% Covid Vaccination Of Healthcare Workers By Feb 10

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Friday asked the district collectors to ensure 100 per cent coverage of registered healthcare workers in the ongoing Covid-19 vaccination drive by February 10. Additional Chief Secretary (Health) Pradipta Kumar Mohapatra instructed the district collectors to send a clear message that those who do not turn up for vaccination when […]

Covid-19 vaccination second dose in Odisha
Covid-19 Vaccination Drive Resumes Across Odisha, 2nd Spell To Continue Till Feb 10

Bhubaneswar: The second spell of first phase inoculation drive which began in the capital city on January 27, resumed in other parts of the State on Thursday as per the plan of action submitted by the respective districts. Sharing details of the ongoing Covid-19 vaccination drive, Health and Family Welfare Director Bijay Panigrahi said that […]

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Hospital Security Guard Dies After Covid Vaccination, Odisha Govt Says Death Not Linked To Immunisation

Bhubaneswar: A security guard engaged at Nuapada District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) died on Tuesday, some three days after receiving Covid-19 vaccine, alleged his family members. Identified as Nanikaram Keunt of Dianmunda village in the district, 27-year-old man was reportedly administrated the Covid-19 vaccine on January 23. As per reports, Nanikaram complained of ill health on […]

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Covid-19 Vaccine: All 3.5 Lakh Health Workers In Odisha To Get The Jab By February 10

Bhubaneswar: As part of the nation-wide COVID-19 vaccination drive, Odisha government has targeted to inoculate all 3.5 lakh healthcare workers across the State by February 10. Health & Family Welfare Director, Bijay Panigrahy on Monday said the State is likely to meet the target of vaccinating 1.92 lakh health workers today as part of the […]

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Odisha Ranks 3rd In COVID-19 Vaccination Drive, Over 1.3 Lakh Inoculated So far: Health Dept

Bhubaneswar: With the vaccination of over 1.3 lakh healthcare workers as on Friday, Odisha ranked third in the Covid-19 vaccination drive in the country, said the State Health and Family Welfare Department director Bijay Panigrahi on Saturday. The State was on the third spot in the vaccination drive as per the data released by the […]

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Covid-19 Vaccination: Nearly 14 Lakh Beneficiaries Receive Shots In India

New Delhi: The Union Health Ministry on Saturday informed that nearly 14 lakh beneficiaries have been vaccinated against Covid-19 in the country, including 3,47,058 in the last 24 hours. According to data released by the ministry, the highest number of 1,84,699 vaccinations in the country has been reported from Karnataka, followed by Andhra Pradesh (1,33,298), […]

Covid-19 Vaccination At CHCs 3 Days A Week: Odisha Health Dept
Covid-19 Vaccination At CHCs 3 Days A Week: Odisha Health Dept

Bhubaneswar: The Covid-19 vaccination will be carried out at Community Health Centres (CHCs) across Odisha only three days a week, informed State Health and Family Welfare department director Bijay Panigrahi on Friday. Speaking to reporters here Panigrahi said, “After discussions with the Central government, we have decided not to carry out vaccination at Community Health […]

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Odisha Eyes For Record Covid-19 Vaccination Today

Bhubaneswar: Odisha aims at achieving a record performance on the fifth day of the ongoing Covid-19 immunisation programme on Thursday. “Since there is no general immunisation programme today, all the health professionals have been engaged in the Covid-19 vaccination drive. We are aiming at vaccinating a record number of 3,7076 health workers at 436 session […]

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Largest Vaccination Drive Day 3: Rate Dips To 88%, Odisha Govt Worried Over Vaccine Wastage!

Bhubaneswar: After an over the top performance in Covid-19 vaccination on Day 2 in Odisha, the Day-3 has seemingly hit the inertia wall today. The achievement rate of vaccination in the State has been recorded at around 88 per cent vis-à-vis 102 per cent on Day 2. Moreover, in comparison to around 17 districts achieving […]

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No Adverse Effect Following Covid-19 Vaccination In Bhubaneswar: Capital Hospital Director

Bhubaneswar: There are no reports of any Adverse Event Following Immunization (AEFI) on day 1 of Covid-19 vaccination in Bhubaneswar, said Capital Hospital Director Laxmidhar Sahu on Monday. Sahu said that nearly 156 healthcare workers received the first shot of the COVID-19 vaccine at Capital Hospital under the nation-wide rollout of the vaccine on January […]

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Odisha: Hospital Sanitary Staff In Bhubaneswar Becomes First To Take COVID-19 Jab

Bhubaneswar: The Covid-19 vaccination drive launched in Odisha on Saturday, along with the rest of the country, as part of a mega nation-wide immunization drive against the coronavirus. Biranchi Naik, a Class IV staff at the Capital Hospital became the first Covid warrior in the State to take the jab of the COVID-19 vaccine in […]

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Covid-19: PM Modi Launches World's Largest Vaccination Drive In India

New Delhi: India began the world’s largest Covid-19 vaccination programme on Saturday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi launching the drive aimed at ending the pandemic which so far has killed 1,52,093 people in the country and ravaged the economy. Addressing the country digitally, the Prime Minister said that India managed to make two ‘Made-in-India’ vaccines […]

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Covid-19 Vaccination At 6 Centres In Bhubaneswar, 9k Health Workers To Get Shots In First Phase

Bhubaneswar: Around 9,000 healthcare workers will be administered vaccine shots at six different sites in the first phase of Covid-19 inoculation drive, beginning tomorrow in Bhubaneswar as well as across the country. Speaking to the media persons on the sidelines of inauguration of a public health toilet in the capital city, Bhubaneswar Municipal Commissioner (BMC) […]

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Odisha Gears Up For Covid-19 Vaccination, Covishield Vaccines Despatched To Districts

Bhubaneswar: With the nation gearing up for the launch of its nationwide inoculation drive against the coronavirus outbreak on January 16, Odisha too joined the bandwagon and started despatching its first consignment of Covid-19 vaccine Covishield to all the 30 districts in the State. According to sources, the vials are being dispatched to 162 vaccination […]

First Phase Covid-19 Vaccination Drive To Kick Start At 5 Centres In Bhubaneswar
Covid Vaccination To Begin At 5 Centres In Bhubaneswar On Jan 16

Bhubaneswar: With the first consignment containing vials of Covishield vaccine from Pune all set to reach Odisha today, preparations for the first phase Covid-19 vaccination drive scheduled to commence from January 16 reached final stages in the State capital. Speaking to media, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner Prem Chandra Chaudhary said, “We have prepared a […]

Covid-19 Vaccine: Serum Institute's First Covishield Consignment Reaches Odisha
Covid-19 Vaccine: Serum Institute's First Covishield Consignment To Reach Odisha Today

Bhubaneswar: In probably the most significant milestone in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, the first consignment containing vials of Covishield vaccine dispatched from Serum Institute of India in Pune will reach Odisha on Tuesday. According to the Health and Family Welfare department, the vaccine will be flown to Odisha in special SpiceJet flight and […]

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Covid-19 Vaccination Drive In India From January 16: Centre

Bhubaneswar: The Union Health Ministry said on Saturday that the much-awaited coronavirus vaccination drive will kick off on January 16. “It was decided that in view of the forthcoming festivals, including Lohri, Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Magh Bihu etc., the Covid-19 vaccination will start from January 16, 2021,” the ministry said in a statement. PM Modi […]

Prioritise High Risk Groups Among 45 Plus For Covid-19 Vaccination: Govt To Collectors
Odisha: DMET Warns Against Fake Apps For Covid-19 Vaccination

Bhubaneswar: Amid the on-going second phase of the dry run for Covid-19 vaccination in the State, Director of the Directorate of Medical Education and Training (DMET), Odisha, CBK Mohanty urged people to remain alert about fake apps created by fraudsters for obtaining personal information. “Some fake apps apparently created by unscrupulous elements for tracking the […]

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