Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated a 200-bed COVID-19 hospital set up by aluminium major Vedanta Resources in Kalahandi district.
These heartwarming visuals coming in from MKCG Hospital in Berhampur promise to eradicate the stigma associated with Covid to much extent.
Some shocking images from a COVID19 hospital in Odisha have gone viral. The purported video is from a Covid Hospital in Mayurbhanj district. In the purported video not just one or two, but several patients are seen lying on the floor across the hospital wards.
Allegations of gross mismanagement at Covid hospitals in Odisha have once again surfaced after some video clips and photos of the state of affairs at a Covid hospital went viral on social media recently
While a man battles for life at the Bhima Bhoi Medical College and Hospital after being infected with Covid 19, the body of his elderly mother, who succumbed to the same virus, lay unattended on the verandah of her house for over 12 hours.
Panic gripped the Bhadrak District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) after the Diesel Generator (DG) room located adjacent to the COVID ward caught fire on Thursday.
Many patients undergoing treatment for Covid-19 at the Covid Ward in SCB Medical College and Hospital at Cuttack are facing risks due to power outages. Frequent power cuts on Sunday (May 16) caused alarm amongst the patients and their kin.
DRDO will be setting up 500 Medical Oxygen Plants (MOPs) across the country within three months under the PM CARES ,PrIme Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations) Fund
A man from Talcher received a call from a private COVID hospital in Bhubaneswar informing him that his father is well and good, surprisingly after 10 days of his death.
An incident exposing the distressing status of health care system in the State has been reported from a Covid hospital in Nabarangpur where the body of a covid-19 patient was left unattended for over eight hours.
Puri: A special Covid hospital will be established soon under PPP mode in Puri, informed the district collector Samarth Verma. “Apart from the present 145 bedded hospital for treatment of…
Chaos unfolded at the Vijay Vallabh COVID care hospital in Maharashtra's Virar after a major fire broke out in the hospital in the wee hours of Friday. At least 14 Covid patients including 6 women who were in the ICU during the incident perished in the flames. While some 90 patients were admitted to the hospital at the time of the incident, their friends and family members kept waiting outside the hospital worried about their health update. Distressing visuals of people mourning the loss of their loved ones have come to the fore.
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Health department on Monday directed all collectors, municipal commissioners, CDMOs and PHOs to reactivate government and private Covid facilities across the State. “In view of the rapid…
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Health Minister Naba Das on Monday informed the State Assembly that Rs 344.55 crore has been released to privately operated COVID hospitals in the State for treatment of patients. Replying to a question posed by BJP MLA from Jashipur, Ganesh Ram Singh Khuntia in the Assembly, Das said a total of 33 private […]
Bhubaneswar: In a bid to provide better health care facility to doctors, health workers and Covid warriors, the Odisha government on Wednesday designated Aditya Aswini Hospital for the treatment of all frontline workers. In a letter to the Directorate of Medical Education & Training (DMET) and Directorate of Health Services (DHS), Rajesh Kumar Agarawala, the […]
Cuttack: Central Range Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC) Anil Samal today inaugurated a dedicated Covid facility on the premises of SCB medical college and hospital in Cuttack. The facility set up by combining three buildings (two from the ophthalmology department and one from medicines) has 500 general beds and 70 ICU beds and will be operationalised […]
Dhenkanal: In another situation pointing fingers at the alleged mismanagement by the authorities, a coronavirus-infected patient Duryodhan Behera of Barada village here has reportedly gone missing from a Covid hospital, forcing the family members to run from pillar to post in search of him. According to Behera’s kin, he was admitted to the dedicated Covid […]
Bhubaneswar: Days after a major fire broke out at the ICU of Cuttack’s Sadguru Covid Hospital, the Directorate of Fire Services issued a circular to all Range Fire Officers and other senior officials to conduct fire safety audits and emergency drill at all the Covid dedicated hospitals and Covid care centres of Odisha once in […]
Bhubaneswar: With the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack witnessing an alarming rise in Covid cases over the past few days, senior BJP leader Bijoy Mohapatra today pointed at the crumbling healthcare services citing how Covid-infected patients are struggling to find hospital beds even during emergency situations. At a time when infections are rising putting […]
Cuttack: Another dedicated COVID-19 hospital will be made operational in Cuttack in the next couple of days to further bolster the health infrastructure in the district, informed Cuttack Collector, Bhabani Shankar Chayani on Tuesday. After a high-level review meeting chaired by the Cuttack district COVID observer, Saurabh Garg, the district Collector informed that the dedicated […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha government today approved the reimbursement rates that private hospitals may claim from the government for treating COVID-19 patients in the state. As per the approved rates, Odisha government will pay a maximum of Rs 18,000 per COVID-19 patient per day. These reimbursement rates were communicated by the Health Department letter to all Collectors, […]
Bhubaneswar: Laxmikant Behera and Biswajit Mohanty, who were arrested by the Commissionerate Police for allegedly posting an audio clip of their conversation about the experience at a COVID hospital on social media platform, were granted bail by Bhubaneswar SDJM court on Wednesday. Soon after their bail, they were released from the jail. However, the entire […]
Ganjam: At a time when doctors and health workers are earning applauses worldwide for tackling the Coronavirus pandemic from the front, several incidents of allegations of medical negligence on part of the hospital authorities & medical staff continue to be a concern in Odisha. Two families of Ganjam district have brought serious allegations against the […]
Bhubaneswar: With coronavirus cases crossing the 2,000 mark in the State capital, Odisha government on Monday opened another dedicated COVID-19 Hospital here, an official said. An existing hospital – Aditya Ashwini Hospital in Chandrasekharpur area – has been converted into a dedicated COVID-19 hospital increasing the total beds in the DCHs in the city to […]
Koraput: In view of the rising number of coronavirus infection cases in the tribal-dominated Koraput district, local MP Saptagiri Ulaka has proposed to upgrade the building of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) in Sunabeda into a full-fledged Covid hospital for providing better treatment to the Covid-19 patients. Fearing that the unexpected increase of patients in Covid […]