Tag: Covid Pandemic

Covid Lockdown & Agriculture
Covid-19 Lockdown: No Restrictions On Any Agricultural Activities In Odisha

The Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) of Odisha government has clarified that all agriculture, horticulture and allied activities will remain fully functional without any restricted time limit as has been allowed for essential activities in all the districts of the State during the lockdown imposed in wake of the second wave of Covid-19.

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021
Covid Management In Children
Protocols For Covid Management In Children: No Remdesivir, 6-Minute Walk Test & More, Check Details

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. 

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021
Covid Cases
'Odisha To Witness Further Dip In Covid Curve By Next Week'

Odisha will witness a further fall in the rate of Covid infections in the next seven to ten days, State Health Services Director Bijay Mohapatra informed reporters today.

  • Monday, 07 June 2021
Covid Fightback: Odisha To Get Vital ECMO Machines
Covid Fightback: Odisha To Get Vital ECMO Machines To Save Critical Lives

In the intense fight against the Covid pandemic, one of the most vital life-saving asset that has come to the rescue of people is ECMO - Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation machine.

  • Sunday, 06 June 2021
Patient missing from Covid hospital in Odisha
Odisha: Patient Goes Missing From Covid Hospital In Cuttack, Family Clueless

A patient tested positive for Covid-19 has gone missing from a hospital much to the dismay of his family members who are yet to find him despite searching from pillar to post over the last fortnight. 

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
Corona cases
Not Just Children, Covid '3rd Wave' May Hit Others Too: Director, ILS

If a third wave of Covid pandemic breaks out, it might still be as severe as the second wave  as it will not only hit the children but others as well, the Director of Institute of Life Sciences in Bhubaneswar Ajay Parida informed today. 

  • Thursday, 03 June 2021
India Corona Updates
India Logs 1.34 Lakh Covid Cases, 2,887 Deaths In 24 Hrs

India on Thursday again witnessed a slight increase in Covid numbers with 1,34,154 new infections reported in 24 hours and 2,887 more people succumbed to the pandemic, the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry said.

  • Thursday, 03 June 2021
Covid Pandemic In Odisha
Covid Pandemic In Odisha: State Adds 42 More Deaths, Over 8K New Cases

Odisha on Thursday saw 42 deaths due to Covid-19, the State's highest single-day fatalities in the pandemic taking the death toll to 2873.

  • Thursday, 03 June 2021
Last Rites Of Covid Bodies
K'taka Minister Performs Mass Last Rites Of Over 1,000 Bodies

After waiting for more than two months, with no relatives coming to pick even the 'asthi' (Potful ash and bone remnants), Karnataka revenue minister, R. Ashoka has performed last rites of over 1,000 'Asthis' in triveni sangama in Srirangapattana here.

  • Thursday, 03 June 2021
Covid Black Fungus
Rise In Black Fungus Cases Major Concern For Odisha Amid Shortage Of Amphotericin B Doses

A steady rise in the infection cases of Black Fungus also known as Mucormycosis has evolved as a major headache for the State government at a time when the daily spike in the Covid cases is still above 8 thousand. The situation is even more alarming due to the absence of sufficient stock of the most important treatment against the disease, i.e. the administration of liposomal Amphotericin-B injection.

  • Wednesday, 02 June 2021
Lockdown 3.0 in Odisha till June 17
Lockdown 3.0 In Odisha: What Is Allowed, What Not

The Odisha government has once again extended the State-wide lockdown restrictions in the State for 16 more days till June 17 in order to further contain the cases of Covid infections.

  • Sunday, 30 May 2021
Odisha Has Crossed Covid Peak, Positivity Declining In State
'Odisha Has Crossed Covid Peak, Positivity Declining In State'

In a major revelation which is expected to provide the much-needed succour to people in Odisha ravaged by the second wave of Covid19 pandemic, the Health Department on Sunday said that the infection curve in the State has crossed its peak and started to decline.

  • Sunday, 30 May 2021
Oxygen Cylinders From China Arrive In Odisha
Covid Pandemic: 1350 Oxygen Cylinders From China Arrive In Odisha

In what will further strengthen Odisha's fightback against the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic that has been sweeping the State for the last several weeks, the government on Sunday recieved a major boost of oxygen cylinders imported from China. As many as 1350 oxygen cylinders arrived at Bhubaneswar Biju Patnaik International Airport in a special flight from China. 

  • Sunday, 30 May 2021
Video Of VIP Culture In Sundargarh Hospital Goes Viral
Video Of 'VIP Culture' In Sundargarh Hospital Goes Viral

Amid the grave situation of Covid pandemic in Odisha when people are struggling to grapple with the sweeping crisis, a sorry spectacle of VIP culture has come to fore from Sundargarh district headquaters hospital sparking critisim from the public. 

  • Saturday, 29 May 2021
Unrest in Utkal University, Odisha
No Classroom Teaching But Only ONLINE Classes In Odisha Varsities, Colleges From June 1

The Odisha government on Saturday clarified that there will be no physical classroom teaching in any universities or colleges but only online classes will resume after the end of summer vacation next week.

  • Saturday, 29 May 2021