Tag: Covid 19 Vaccination

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'COVID-19 Vaccination Drive May Begin In Odisha Early 2021'

Bhubaneswar: Putting an end to speculations surrounding the commencement of the much-awaited COVID19 vaccination drive, Director of Odisha Health Department, Bijay Panigrahi informed that there is a good chance that the initiative will kick-start from the beginning of the next year. However, while the dry run of the vaccination drive has already begun in some […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
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Covid-19 Vaccine To Be Provided Free Of Cost Across India: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi: As India gears up to launch the world’s largest immunisation drive against coronavirus and began the dry run for the vaccination across several states and union territories, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Saturday that the vaccine will be provided free of cost across the country. “Not just in Delhi, it will […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
Odisha: Covid-19 Vaccination Not Mandatory For Health Workers

Bhubaneswar: The emergency Covid-19 vaccination is completely optional and not mandatory for health workers, said Director of Medical Education and Training (DMET) Dr CBK Mohanty on Wednesday. “The State government had earlier clarified that only those who give their consent will be vaccinated. It is completely optional. We can’t force anybody to get vaccinated. Two […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
Covid-19 Vaccination: Odisha Conducts Second Phase Dry Run

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Friday conducted the second phase dry run of Covid-19 vaccination at a total of 110 centres across all the 30 districts and municipal corporations of the State, informed Director of State Health and Family Welfare Department, Bijay Panigrahi. The mock drill is meant to test the mechanisms and reveal the […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
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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 […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
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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 […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
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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) […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
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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 […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
Bijay Panigrahi
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021