Tag: Mutant Strain

Odisha: 4-Year-Old UK Returnee Tests Positive For COVID-19 In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A four-year-old child, who had recently returned to Bhubaneswar from the United Kingdom (UK) has tested positive for COVID-19, official sources said on Friday. As per reports, the girl along with her parents had returned to Odisha from UK on December 20. Though the COVID-19 reports of the girl’s parents stated negative, she has […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
Strict Observance Of Protocols Can Check Spread Of New Mutant COVID-19 Strain: Odisha's New Chief Secretary

Puri: The health sector in Odisha has undergone a sea of transformation and strict observance of COVID-19 guidelines by people in Odisha can combat any spread of new mutant Coronavirus strain first detected in the United Kingdom (UK), said Suresh Mohapatra, the newly appointed Chief Secretary. In an exclusive interview to OTV, Mohapatra said that […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
Another UK Returnee Tests Positive For COVID-19; Samples Sent To NIV Pune For Genome Sequencing

Bhubaneswar: Another traveller, who had recently returned from the United Kingdom (UK), has tested positive for COVID-19 in Bhubaneswar. The newly detected COVID-19 positive is the father of the 4-year-old who had earlier tested positive for the coronavirus, informed Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner Prem Chandra Chaudhary on Sunday. The four-year-old girl, who had returned […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
Mutant Covid-19 Strain: 62 UK Returnees Go ‘Untraceable’ In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: As many as 62 travellers, who returned to Odisha from the United Kingdom recently, have reportedly gone untraceable. The disappearance of the UK returnees has sent alarm bells ringing among health officials and the authorities engaged in the battle against Covid-19 especially in the background of fears that some of them might be carrying […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
No Zero Night Celebrations, Sec 144 In Cuttack- Bhubaneswar Tonight

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to ensure that there is no large gathering in public places, the Commissionerate Police on Thursday decided to clamp prohibitory orders under Section 144 in the Twin Cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar. Police Commissioner Sudhanshu Sarangi appealed to the people of the twin cities not to take part in Zero Night […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
No COVID Mutant Strain Detected Among UK Returnees In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Friday announced that the newly discovered COVID-19 mutant strain has not been found among the travellers who returned to the State from United Kingdom in the past one month. Additional Chief Secretary (Health Department). PK Mohapatra today said that all the UK returnees to the State have been traced and the […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
‘Presence of Mutant Covid-19 Strains In Odisha Will Be Known In Two Days’

Bhubaneswar: The conclusions drawn in a State Bank of India (SBI) research report that the second wave of Covid-19 in India could last up to 100 days and peak in mid-April has certainly come as a major concern as daily cases are witnessing a steep rise in several States across the country including Odisha. Director, […]

  • Thursday, 01 April 2021