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Fresh Covid advisory in Odisha by evening
Fresh Covid advisory in Odisha by evening: Top health official

The Odisha government is going to issue a fresh Covid advisory by this evening in view of rising cases of infections across the globe.

  • Friday, 23 December 2022
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Mandaviya to hold meeting with state health ministers over rising Covid cases in parts of world

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya will hold a meeting with health ministers of states and Union territories on Friday over rising COVID-19 cases in some parts of the world.

  • Friday, 23 December 2022
PM Modi reviews Covid-related situation in country at high-level meeting
PM Modi reviews Covid-related situation in country at high-level meeting

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya, Home Minister Amit Shah, Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia and top officials attended the virtual meeting.

  • Thursday, 22 December 2022
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New Covid variants: Centre asks States to impose mask norms

In his statement in the Lok Sabha, Mandaviya said already random sampling of arriving international travellers has started at airports in the country.

  • Thursday, 22 December 2022
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PM Modi to review Covid related situation in country at high-level meeting

The meeting comes a day after Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya reviewed the situation and asked people to follow Covid-appropriate behaviour, including wearing masks in crowded places, and getting vaccinated.

  • Thursday, 22 December 2022
China's hospitals seem to be filling up: WHO
Amid Covid resurgence, China's hospitals seem to be filling up: WHO

Addressing the media here on Wednesday, Michael Ryan, Executive Director of the WHO's Health Emergencies Programme, said: "In China, what's been reported is relatively low numbers of cases in ICUs, but anecdotally ICUs are filling up.

  • Thursday, 22 December 2022
Odisha Health Services Director Bijay Mohapatra
Covid fear back in Odisha, genome sequencing must for all infected

Three cases of Omicron subvariant BF.7, apparently the strain driving China's current surge of Covid cases, have been detected in India so far, including one in Odisha, forcing the State to make robust arrangements for genome sequencing to detect the subvariant.

  • Wednesday, 21 December 2022
Covid Explosion Again?
India On Alert As Covid Explodes In China, US

Covid 19 bomb ticking in China. China’s Corona cases, fatalities surge. China has lifted Zero Covid policy. China's total Covid deaths at 5,241. Omicron driving cases in China. New Covid death criteria on China.

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  • Wednesday, 21 December 2022
Omicron BF.7 In Odisha!!
Covid 19: First Omicron subvariant BF.7 detected in Odisha

Omicron subvariant BF.7 detected in Odisha. First case of BF.7 in Odisha. Is among first three cases in India. BF.7 highly transmissible Omicron strain. BF.7 sub-lineage of Omicron variant BA.5. BF.7 has strongest infection ability. Can cause re-infection even in vaccinated. Subvariant BF.7 exploding cases in China.

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  • Wednesday, 21 December 2022
Bharat Jodo Yatra of Congress
Follow Covid guidelines or adjourn Bharat Jodo Yatra: Mandaviya to Rahul, Raj CM

Mandaviya on Tuesday wrote to Rahul Gandhi and Gehlot. This followed the letters written by some MPs from Rajasthan where they expressed concern over the spread of Covid infection because of non-adherence to the guidelines during the Yatra.

  • Wednesday, 21 December 2022
Global Covid caseload
Two more COVID-19 deaths reported in Beijing as millions hit by new Omicron variants in China

The latest reported Covid-19 deaths in the capital were the first official fatalities since the government abandoned its stringent anti-virus controls earlier this month following widespread protests against the zero-Covid policy.

  • Tuesday, 20 December 2022
Lack of smartphones, poor internet connectivity shadow digital RC, DL drive in Odisha
Lack of smartphones, poor internet connectivity shadow digital RC, DL drive in Odisha

The situation reminds of the plight of students during Covid-induced lockdown when they had to climb mountains to get proper network to attend online classes.

  • Sunday, 18 December 2022
Pet dog goes for walk with drone, video goes viral
Pet dog goes for walk with drone, video goes viral

In the viral video, a dog can be seen going out for a walk with a drone while the street wore a deserted look might be due to Covid-19 restrictions.

  • Sunday, 18 December 2022
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This gel with QR code can accurately detect Covid in hundreds of people at one go

The team from Spain's Universitat Rovira i Virgili, in conjunction with the Pere Virgili Health Research Institute, developed this method, which is based on artificial intelligence (AI) techniques.

  • Friday, 16 December 2022
No More Air Suvidha
New rules for International passengers arriving in India

India government on Monday discontinued the filling of mandatory Air Suvidha forms for international passengers. Air Suvidha is online system wherein international passengers arriving in India via flights declare their current health status and recent travel details. The filling of the form was made compulsory in view of Covid surge.

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  • Tuesday, 22 November 2022
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