Tragedy begets tragedy! Within just 12 days of Rajya Sabha member & Padma Vibhushan, Raghunath Mohapatra’s demise due to Covid, his two sons also succumbed to the virus.
The virus is not only spreading rapidly during the second wave, but the mortality rate has also increased due to the new mutant strains, health experts observed.
A 30-year-old COVID19 patient, who won hearts on social media with her positivity and optimism, has lost her battle against the virus. Doctor Monika Langeh, who was treating her, shared this heartbreaking news on Twitter on Thursday (May 13).
At a time when near and dear ones are not willing to attend the funeral apprehending catching the infection, Rahmat Ali has set example for others and his kind gesture has now become the talk of the town.
Body of a Covid patient lied at Capital Hospital for over 12 hours and subsequently his last rites got delayed as his son was forced to knock the doors of the hospital and police station several times for document clearance to claim the body.
London: Increased exposure to the Sun’s rays, specifically UVA, can be a simple public health intervention to prevent mortality rates from Covid-19, say researchers, who found that sunnier areas are…
New Delhi: The Central government on Friday asked states and Union Territories to increase the number of oxygen beds, ventilators and ICU beds, plan for adequate oxygen supply, and strengthen…
New Delhi: With 60,975 fresh Coronavirus infections in 24 hours, India’s tally mounted to 31,67,323 on Tuesday, while the toll climbed to 58,390 with 848 more fatalities, said the Health Ministry. In India though with fatality rate, which is the proportion of people who die from the disease among individuals diagnosed, has dropped to 1.84 […]
Washington: The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 23.5 million, while the deaths have increased to over 811,000, according to Johns Hopkins University. As of Tuesday morning, the total number of cases stood at 23,571,084 and the fatalities rose to 811,748, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha on Friday reported 2698 new virus cases taking its overall tally to 72718. The State’s death toll due to SARS-nCoV infection also rose to 390 with 10 more patients succumbing to the disease on Friday. Virus cases continued a downward trend in Ganjam with the district registering 162 cases. This is the first […]
Bhubaneswar: Opposition political parties in Odisha on Sunday censured the State government citing reports released by the Centre which stated that Ganjam is among 13 districts in eight States/UTs with a high caseload and Case Fatality Rate higher than the national average. While the Ganjam district administration says that the active caseload in the region […]
Bhubaneswar: As estimated, July is turning out to be most critical period for Odisha in the ongoing Covid19 pandemic especially following the return of over 5 lakh people from other states after relaxation of lockdown in May. After recording 29 deaths till July 3, State’s Covid toll has more than doubled to reach 61 in […]
Bhubaneswar: The Department of Health and Family Welfare in Odisha on Saturday sought fact-finding report from the district authorities of Sonepur and Ganjam following deaths of two inmates inside Covid quarantine centres in the respective districts. State Health Minister Naba Das said, “We have to fight against Coronavirus and not those who are suffering from […]