Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today signed 4 Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) with different agencies for better delivery of healthcare in the State. The Health and Family Welfare Department, in presence of CM Naveen Patnaik, signed MoUs with Global Healthcare System Private Limited (Kolkata), Centre for Stem Cell Research, Christian Medical College (Vellore), Narayan Hrudayalaya and […]
Burla: The State Health and Family Welfare department entrusted administrative and financial powers to Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) director Prof Ashwini Pujahari. In a letter written to the VIMSAR director, Additional Secretary of H&FW department Surjit Das said the powers have been allocated as per VIMSAR Act, 2014. Prof […]
Bhubaneswar: About seven weeks after detection of use of bi-cycle pumps at a sterilisation camp, Health and Family Welfare Department in Odisha has issued guidelines for holding of such health camps making prior permission mandatory.
Bhubaneswar: In a bid to provide emergency treatment to road accident victims during the ‘Golden Hour’ (immediate one-hour time period following a traumatic injury), Odisha government on Saturday decided to extend free treatment of the victims in various private hospitals in the State. The scheme will be introduced at three hospitals- Apollo, AMRI and Ashwini […]
Bhubaneswar: In order to resolve the issues faced by the residents of the State amid the nationwide lockdown to tackle the spread of coronavirus cases in the country, the Odisha Government has exempted many e-commerce companies from lockdown restrictions. The step was taken to ensure denizens stay at home and maintain social distancing. In a […]
Bhubaneswar: All the persons detected positive or having Coronavirus symptoms will be treated only in dedicated COVID-19 hospitals that have been set up across Odisha, informed State Health Secretary Nikunja Dhal in a presser today. For the purpose, as many as seven COVID19 hospitals have been established in the State. “As of now, there are […]
Bhubaneswar: Amid spurt in COVID-19 cases, the Odisha government has promulgated an ordinance with the provision of imprisonment up to two years for lockdown rule violators, official sources said on Thursday. The ordinance amends a section of the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897, they said. As per the Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020, anybody who disobeys […]
Odisha Government today released names of senior IAS officers who have been entrusted with various specific responsibilities to effectively manage COVID-19 situation in the State.
Bhubaneswar: Making its way into the southern Odisha, coronavirus has infected a 22-year-old health worker in Koraput district. The State has reported eight positive COVID-19 cases today, of which six are from Balasore, one from Jajpur, and one from Koraput which was untouched by the infection till now. #BREAKING: Odisha reports 2 new #COVID19 Positive […]
Bhubaneswar: The novel-Coronavirus has now spread its tentacles to three more districts of Odisha making it a total of 14 districts of the State which have recorded one or more COVID-19 cases. As per the data shared by Health and Family Welfare department, the three new cases have been detected today belong to Jharsuguda, Keonjhar […]
Odisha's COVID-19 tally has witnessed a steep spike with detection of 10 more positive cases. Seven of these fresh cases are from Ganjam district while three others belong to capital city Bhubaneswar which had reported no cases for more than a week. With a total of 34 new cases in the last 24 hours, the State's tally has gone up to 219. While there are 165 active cases, 62 have recovered.
Bhubaneswar: With the rise in the influx of migrant workforce from other States to Odisha amid the nationwide lockdown, the scourge of COVID-19 seems to be getting steeper in some districts like Ganjam which has been declared a Red Zone. While the State on Thursday reported its highest single-day spike in COVID-19 positive cases as […]
Bhubaneswar: A day after reporting the highest single-day count of 34 cases of SARS-nCoV infection, Odisha on Friday saw 26 more such cases, a steep rise for second day running, taking the State’s overall COVID tally to 245. Thanks to massive influx of migrants, Ganjam district continues to cause worries for Odisha reporting 19 new […]