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Tag: Covid In Odisha

Pandemic And Children
Pandemic And Children: Education, Mental Health Took A Beating Due To Closed Classrooms, Finds Study

The survey highlights that most of the pre-school and elementary school students have forgotten what was taught to them as the Anganwadi centres remained closed in the State during the pandemic. The pandemic has also slowed down the overall learning process of these children.

School Students In Odisha
'Schools May Close In Odisha If Covid Cases Surge In U-18 Age Groups'

Ahead of the possible third wave of Coronavirus pandemic, the Odisha government has indirectly blamed the families for the surge in cases of Covid-19 among the children and adolescents under 18 year age groups.

Covid RTPCR Tests In Odisha
RTPCR Test Labs In All Odisha Districts From August 15

In order to strengthen its fight-back mechanism ahead of a possible third wave of Covid pandemic, the Odisha government is setting up better laboratory testing infrastructure in districts across the State.

Odisha BJP Alleges Govt Apathy In Covid Mgmt In Rural Areas, BJD Hits Back

Senior BJP leader and Member of Parliament Basant Panda on Monday (May 17) blamed the state government for the alleged severe Covid mismanagement, especially in handling cases in the rural areas.

Covid curve flattening in Odisha: Capital Hospital Director
Corona Graph Flattening In Odisha, But Lockdown Extension Likely If Curve Doesn’t Dip, Says Top Doc

Capital Hospital Director Laxmidhar Sahu on Thursday said that the Covid-19 graph in Odisha is in a flattening mode at present but cautioned that if the curve does not make a downward trend, the government may have to ponder on extending the lockdown restrictions in the State.

Flashback 2020: Countless Days Of Fear & Fury As Odisha Battles Covid-19 Pandemic

By Devbrat Patnaik Infamous among many as the ‘Chinese’ virus – the lethal Covid-19 made its way into Odisha from Italy via New Delhi in March this year. Nine months into the outbreak of the pandemic in the State, and all eyes are now on the new UK variant genome knocking at the doors of […]

Why Odisha's Ganjam has the potential to give COVID-19 jitters?

Bhubaneswar: In May, the COVID clock in Odisha sees nearly 40 cases in every 24 hours. The State has 828 COVID positives as on today. The major burden is borne by three districts Ganjam, Jajpur and Balasore. These three districts now account for 6 in every 10 positives in the State. However, among the top […]

SC stays Orissa HC order: Hopes soar for 2.77 lakh migrant workers from Odisha!

Bhubaneswar: Hopes of returning to the native soil soared high for nearly 2.77 lakh Odia migrant workers residing in different parts in the country, as the apex court on Friday  granted an interim stay on the Orissa High Court order that prohibited entry of migrant Odia workers to Odisha without a COVID negative test. The […]

April much cooler in Odisha's COVID hotspot districts!

Bhubaneswar: A significant weather observation has been observed in the month of April this year, especially when Odisha is battling with the growing  COVID-19 count. The COVID-19 crossed the century mark in Odisha on April 25. Moreover, when higher temperature is scientifically proven as a barrier to speedier transmission of virus, the big emerging fact […]