Health officials in the state will be receiving training for administering the needle-less Covid-19 vaccine, 'ZyCov-D' from Friday (Oct 22). This information was shared by the Odisha Family Welfare Director, Bijay Panigrahi.
Seven districts - Deogarh, Gajapati, Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Koraput, Malkangiri and Nuapada, did not report any new cases during the last 24 hours.
As the festival season is underway, the state government is trying to accelerate its vaccination drive. The government is planning to ensure that at least one dose is administered to each person by December end. This information was shared by Odisha Family Welfare Director, Bijay Panigrahi on Thursday (Oct 21).
In the ongoing fight against Covid-19, India achieved a significant milestone of administering 100 crore vaccine doses. The CoWin portal on on Thursday (October 2021) mentioned that a total of 100 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far to the eligible population under the vaccination drive in India.
In terms of infections, India follows in the second place with 34,081,315 cases.
A decrease of 6,152 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
There were projections of a third wave hitting Odisha before the winter, but situation doesn’t indicate so. While schools are reopening for Classes 8 and 11 next week, the government is contemplating kicking-off offline teaching for students of other classes after the Durga puja vacations.
Kartik Aaryan was recently spotted by media outside a hospital in Mumbai after taking his final dose of Covid vaccine.
Even though positivity rate seems to be declining in Odisha, the capital city’s caseload still remains high. Health Services Director, Bijay Mohapatra on Monday (Oct 11) said that around 40 per cent of Odisha’s daily Covid-19 infections are from Bhubaneswar.
The festive season has kicked off. And for the administration and health department in Odisha, combating Covid-19 will be the biggest challenge.
It is not that people didn't opt for online shopping before the COVID situation, but the dependence of people over different e-commerce portals has grown massively amid COVID fear. Meanwhile, online shopping brands are throwing exciting offers amid the festivity to allure the 'new age' shoppers. The shoppers are also leaning towards the online shopping way with attractive discount coupons and more.
Odisha Health Services Director, Bijay Mohapatra on Friday (Oct 8), warned against a rise in Covid-19 cases in the state during the month of December.
Even though a slight rise in Covid-19 cases had been observed in Bhubaneswar, the Directorate of Medical Education and Training (DMET) Chief, CBK Mohanty termed it to be normal fluctuation.
Amid the declining cases of Covid-19 in the state, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) declared a posh locality in Bhubaneswar a containment zone, following detection of several cases.
As Coronavirus cases are declining and with vaccination picking up, the world is expecting to return to normalcy again. When the pandemic started in March 2020, the entire corporate world was forced to adopt Work from Home (WFH) policy to tackle the outbreak. But, it also can't be denied that they have been quite successful in doing so.
This is a swarm of people jostling for COVID19 vaccines. These are visuals from outside Athagarh's Gurudijhatia Primary Health Care Centre in Cuttack.
There are less chances of Covid-19 infection proliferating during the winter season, chief of DMET (Directorate of Medical Education and Training), CBK Mohanty said this on Monday (Oct 4).
Bamboo artisans from Kuhibahal Village under Binika Block of Sonepur district have been hit hard by the COVID19 pandemic. They have urged the Odisha government to provide assistance.
It can't be denied that the Novel Coronavirus pandemic has affected all aspects of life including livelihood. Last year, when India entered into a total Covid induced lockdown, many companies suffered huge losses, lead to massive layoffs and pay cuts.
As per the new guidelines, special night curfew restrictions will come into effect in the Twin Cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar for 10 days from 8 pm to 5 am (instead of the earlier 10 pm to 5 am) between October 11 and October 20. All markets and other commercial establishments will be allowed to operate till 8 pm daily during these 10 days till October 20 in both the cities.
The Workforce and Increment Trends survey 2021 conducted by Deloitte revealed that only 40 percent organisations have finalised their return to work strategy. This means that 60% of companies surveyed are yet to devise a return policy.
Odisha government will provide Rs 50,000 compensation to the kin of those who died due to Covid19. Besides, kin of those who died by suicide within 30 days of testing COVID positive are also entitled for compensation.
As per the Supreme Court's directive, Odisha government will soon be providing a compensation of Rs 50,000 to the families of Covid-19 victims. This information was share by the Directorate of Medical Education and Training (DMET) Chief, CBK Mohanty on Tuesday (Sept 28).
While experts have warned of a possible arrival of the third wave of Covid-19 in India, Odisha Health Services Director, Bijay Mohapatra on Monday (Sept 27) opined that there are less chances of its severity in Odisha.
There is no difference in antibodies produced by Covaxin and Covishield vaccines against the Covid-19 virus. This information was shared by Odisha Health Services Director Bijay Mohapatra on Monday (Sept 27).