The Odisha government on Friday highlighted the funding pattern for management of Covid pandemic in the State and issued crucial instructions to the authorities at various levels for requisition of funds.
With experts expressing concerns on the risk to children in the event of a third outbreak of the Covid pandemic in the country, the government has come out with comprehensive guidelines for the management of COVID-19 among children.
With the cyclonic storm Yaas approaching towards Odisha coast, State Health Director Bijay Mohapatra shared the preparations for management of Covid-19 crisis during and post the cyclone.
The Prime Minister interacted with doctors and officials of Varanasi through video conferencing.
The situation in Odisha is under control. The number of recoveries is more than the daily infections, said CM Naveen Patnaik.
Union Minister of Coal and Mines, Pralhad Joshi on Wednesday informed that he has directed Mahanadi Coalfields Limited to set up a total of 550 hospital beds allied with other crucial medicare infrastructure in 4 districts of Odisha to cater to the government’s need in the fight against Covid pandemic.
The country's active caseload declined for the second consecutive day on Wednesday to 37,04,099. It now comprises 15.87% of the country's total Covid positive cases.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday took suo motu cognisance of Covid management — supply of oxygen, essential drugs supply, method and manner of vaccination and judicial power to…
New Delhi: Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba on Saturday chaired a high-level review meeting with Chief Secretaries of various states and Union Territories and advised them not to lower their guard, enforce Covid-19 appropriate behaviour and deal firmly with the violations. The meeting to review and discuss the Covid management and response strategy, held through video […]
Bhubaneswar: Notwithstanding Odisha government going gung-ho over the Ganjam Covid-19 management model to showcase how skilfully the State had controlled the novel Coronavirus pandemic in the State, the bitter home-truth is that Odisha has been ranked lower than the North-eastern states, including Assam, Bihar and UP in the management of Covid-19 pandemic across states in […]
New Delhi: With India getting ready for Covid-19 vaccine and focusing on its early availability, experts on Saturday stressed that the country must remain well-equipped with secured stock of syringes in advance. The Union government should immediately scale up syringe supplies to deal with the vast number of inoculations required to control the pandemic, said […]
Nabarangpur: At a time when Odisha government is boasting of handling the COVID pandemic situation better than many States in the country, an incident reported from Nabarangpur district allegedly points at the glaring lapses. It’s been two days that a youth of Tentulikhunti area here has been waiting for a response from the administration with […]
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held a review meeting with Chief Ministers or representatives of 10 states badly hit by the Covid-19 pandemic and advised that containment, contact tracing, and surveillance were key to effective management of the virus infections in the country. In his address during the video conference meeting, the […]
Bhubaneswar: Has a pandemic like COVID-19 swelled the cases of medical negligence and mismanagement? Seems so. The fear of getting infected with coronavirus appears to be testing not only the governance of local administrations but the humanity of the entire human race. The recent cases of alleged negligence and mismanagement at the hospitals are more […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha government has so far spent around Rs 1912 crore on COVID management and due to revenue contraction amid declining economic activity on account of the pandemic, the State will have to depend on borrowings to meet this extraordinary stress on the budget, informed chief secretary Asit Tripathy here on Wednesday. Presenting details of […]
Bhubaneswar: Hours after the State’s COVID-19 tally crossed 10,000-mark following the highest single-day spike of 571 new cases today, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced to include COVID management under its ‘Mo Sarkar’ initiative and suggested officials to devise a mechanism to keep family members informed about the health condition of infected persons. Covid management […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha government is trying all its firepower in its arsenal to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. After roping in panchayati raj institutions, the State government on Friday decided to set up special committees at ward level for effective community surveillance. Informing about the decision, Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy informed that the ward-level committees will be […]
Bhubaneswar: As the day broke this morning, a sight that shocked many in Cuttack was that of around 15 passengers, reportedly migrants from COVID-red state Tamil Nadu, getting off a bus and walking towards some unknown destination. Sources said, three to four of them walked towards Jagatsinghpur and the rest are stay put in Cuttack. […]