Tag: Covid Pandemic

Covid cases in Odisha Jails
Over 800 Prisoners Tested Covid Positive In Odisha In May, Majority Jails Free From Virus

As the second wave of SARS-CoV-2 infections sweeps Odisha, as many as 816 prisoners have been tested positive for Covid-19 in the State during the month of May 2021, a statement released by the State Prison Headquarters has revealed.

  • Thursday, 27 May 2021
Illegal Labour Trafficking From Koraput
Police Foil Illegal Labour Trafficking In Koraput Amid Pandemic

Amid Covid lockdown restrictions, alleged trafficking of labourers have once again exposed the plights of migrants in the State. This time, as many as 18 labourers were detained by B. Singpur police while they were boarding a bus from Nuaguda village in Katharagada panchayat of Koraput district to Tiruchur area in Tamil Nadu.

  • Saturday, 22 May 2021
Cyclone Amid Pandemic In Odisha
Cyclone Amid Pandemic: Odisha's Top Doc Stresses On Extra Caution, Protection From Rain

With Odisha bracing for a cyclone in a few days time, its high time people should maintain extra caution in health matters during the ongoing second wave of the Covid pandemic. The Director of the Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar Laxmidhar Sahu has urged people to avoid getting exposed in the rain and windy conditions as much as possible during the cyclone as it may increase risk of infections due to a decrease in immunity inside the body. 

  • Friday, 21 May 2021
Odisha Govt Orders Facilitation For Covid Vaccination Of Healthcare Workers' Families

Odisha government on Tuesday ordered local authorities at various levels to begin facilitation for Covid vaccination of family members of healthcare providers.

  • Wednesday, 19 May 2021
1.85 Crore Persons Offered Work Under MGNREGA Amid Pandemic
1.85 Crore Persons Offered Work Under MGNREGA Amid Pandemic

The government data as on May 13, 2021, 2.95 crore persons have been offered work in FY 2021-22 completing 5.98 lakh assets and generating 34.56 crore person-days.

  • Monday, 17 May 2021
COVID Hospital
Odisha Govt Constitutes 4 Teams To Inspect ICUs At Covid Hospitals In Twin City

With Odisha slowly running out of its critical healthcare resources for the treatment of patients as Covid cases continue to rise, the State Government on Saturday constituted 4 special teams for thorough verification of ICU wards in the Twin Cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar, two of the highest Covid hit regions

  • Saturday, 15 May 2021
Scientists Call For Investigation Into Origins Of COVID-19

"Knowing how Covid-19 emerged is critical for informing global strategies to mitigate the risk of future outbreaks," said the researchers led by Jesse Bloom, an evolutionary virologist at the University of Washington, US.

  • Friday, 14 May 2021
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.

  • Thursday, 13 May 2021
surat returnees to ganjam
Pandemic 2.0: Rising Influx Of Surat Returnees Bringing Back Past Corona Horror In Ganjam!

Bhubaneswar: With Covid crisis once again worsening in Surat and most industries shutting down their shutters, the livelihood crisis seems to have come down to haunt lakhs of Odisha migrants…

  • Wednesday, 05 May 2021
JEE Main May 2021 Session Postponed
JEE (Main) – May 2021 Session Postponed In View Of Covid Surge

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The National Testing Agency (NTA) on Tuesday announced the postponement of the May session of the JEE (Main) 2021. In a notice, the NTA has informed that the…

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
COVID19 Second Wave: World Joins Hands To Rescue India
COVID19 Second Wave: World Joins Hands To Rescue India

New Delhi: Nations across the world have come forward to help India in its fight against the raging second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, which is extremely virulent and has…

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Vaccine Shortage In Odisha
Vaccine Shortfall Hits Inoculation Drive Against Covid In Various Parts Of Odisha

Cuttack/Khordha:  Tension prevailed at various vaccination centres due to shortage of vaccines leading to disruption in the ongoing inoculation drive against Covid-19 in Cuttack and Khordha. A spectacle of pandemonium…

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Covid Oxygen Crisis: Odisha Readies To Help States
Odisha Fixes Modalities To Meet Medical Oxygen Demand Amid Covid Crisis

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has fixed modalities to meet the demand for medical Oxygen cylinders to be used in Dedicated COVID Health Centre (DCHC), Dedicated Covid Hospitals (DCHs), and Covid…

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Migrants’ Woes …
Migrants’ Woes …

Migrants’ exodus has started in different parts of the country with the rise of the second wave of Covid-19 Pandemic. Thousands of Migrant labourers working in the big cities of…

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Rath Yatra 2020
Rath Yatra 2020: Odisha High Court Asks Govt To Complete Chariot Construction By June 22

Bhubaneswar: Odisha High Court on Tuesday asked the State government to ensure completion of the chariot construction work for Puri Rath Yatra by June 22-2020 thereby allaying further apprehensions on the possibility of conduct of the annual festival amid Covid pandemic. The grand festival of Lord Jagannath and his siblings will be celebrated on June […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021