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Tag: Novel Coronavirus Odisha

51% Odisha COVID positives show symptoms after 14-days!

Bhubaneswar: With the mounting up of COVID-19 count in the State, major worrying trends pop up on the epidemiology chart of novel coronavirus in Odisha. These pop-ups have grave implications on Odisha government’s current anti-COVID strategy. The key emerging COVID trend observed in the State is, of late, many of the new positives detected in […]

COVID-19 cases in Odisha set to grow till May 3!

Bhubaneswar: The COVID clock keeps ticking in Odisha. In a span of 15-days, the count of novel coronavirus positives in the State has doubled. The corona curve that appeared to have gone flat in the State since April 6, suddenly took an upturn since April 19 (see the graph below). What rakes up every mind […]

COVID-19 Odisha: cases may touch 150 by Apr 30, more female positives than nationally

Bhubaneswar: Even as Odisha takes a meagre share of below 1 per cent in the country’s Covid-19 pie, the gender divide of novel coronavirus positives in the State presents a bit contrasting scenario vis-a-vis nationally. When the Union Health Ministry recently said only 24 per cent females in the country are Covid-19 positive, the proportion […]

COVID-19 Record? Odisha 1st State to claim a 94% cure rate soon!

Bhubaneswar:  At a time when the country is struggling with a COVID-19 cure rate of around 8.7 per cent, Odisha today dropped a bombshell. The State Health Department today claimed except two novel coronavirus positive patients, soon other 35 active cases will see a closure in the State. Speaking to media today, National Health Mission […]

Covid-19 info half-baked in Odisha, time to take a leaf out of Kerala, TN , MP & Punjab

Bhubaneswar: Even as the Odisha government patted itself for taking many proactive measures to tackle the growing novel coronavirus pandemic in the State, a yawning gap is clearly discernible in State government’s Covid-19 information management. Post a series of flip-flops in releasing Covid-19 information, the State government on Thursday justified the trickledown theory adopted in […]

67% Odisha coastal districts turn Covid-19 hotspots, 89% positives in 20-50 yrs

Bhubaneswar: When the coastal districts in Odisha have apparently emerged as the Covid-19 hotspots in the State, around 89 per cent of novel coronavirus positives in State belong to the working age-group of 20 – 50 years. Only 9 per cent Covid-19 positives belong to 60 + age-group vis-a-vis 17 per cent nationally. The footprint […]

Covid-19 trend: Odisha records 1st death, n-CoV cases may soar to 100-mark by mid-April!

Bhubaneswar: Post detection of first novel coronavirus positive in the State on March 16, the State on Tuesday recorded its first confirmed death. And the dubious distinction is shared by Bhubaneswar, Odisha’s Covid-19 epicentre. As per the information provided by State Health and Family Welfare department, a 72-year old male from Jharpada in Bhubaneswar, who […]

Covid-19 Sunday Surge propels Odisha to 13th nationally in n-CoV positive rate!

Bhubaneswar: The sporadic surge of novel coronavirus cases in Odisha during the last 4-days propelled Odisha to become country’s 16th most Covid-19 positive State from 25th slot on April 1. Between April 3 and 5, the State recorded a high of 34 new cases. The surge has an impact. The net positive rate (NPR) in […]