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School Students In Odisha
'Schools May Close In Odisha If Covid Cases Surge In U-18 Age Groups'

Ahead of the possible third wave of Coronavirus pandemic, the Odisha government has indirectly blamed the families for the surge in cases of Covid-19 among the children and adolescents under 18 year age groups.

ECMO Unit Hits The Ground Running At Cuttack SCB
ECMO Unit Hits The Ground Running At Cuttack SCB

As expected, the newly set up Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) unit at the Cuttack SCB Medical College has swung into action with full speed. As many as two patients have been admitted to the special life-support ward of the hospital in the last two days.

Temples In Bhubaneswar
Religious Sites In Bhubaneswar Can Only Allow Entry To Fully Vaccinated People, Check BMC Notice

All religious institutions under the jurisdiction of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation should allow entry into the shrines to those devotees who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19, the BMC said in a circular on Tuesday.

Covid RTPCR Tests In Odisha
RTPCR Test Labs In All Odisha Districts From August 15

In order to strengthen its fight-back mechanism ahead of a possible third wave of Covid pandemic, the Odisha government is setting up better laboratory testing infrastructure in districts across the State.

ECMO Facility Rollout At Cuttack SCB In Odisha From August 15
ECMO Facility Rollout At Cuttack SCB From August 15

In a most-awaited development for Odisha, the costly Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) facility will be rolled out for critically ill patients at the Cuttack SCB Medical College and Hospital from August 15, the chief of the Directorate of Medical Education and Training (DMET) CBK Mohanty informed on Saturday.

Cuttack Dhabaleswar Temple Reopens In Odisha
Cuttack Dhabaleswar Temple Reopens After Covid Hiatus

The famous Dhabaleswar Temple in Cuttack has reopened for the public from today after staying off the limits for over 3 months in the wake of the second wave of the Covid pandemic.

Covid Vaccination in Odisha
Covid Vaccination: Odisha Govt To Increase Focus On Rural Pockets

The Odisha government will now turn its attention to aggressively vaccinate people against Covid-19 in the rural pockets of the State so that the inoculation exercise can be completed to a large extent before a possible third wave of the pandemic hits the State, Director, Odisha Health and Family Welfare Department, Bijay Panigrahi said on Thursday.

Jajpur Biraja Temple To Reopen From August 4
Jajpur Religious Sites Reopening From Aug 4, Green Signal To Cuttack Ganesh Puja

All places of religious importance in Jajpur district of Odisha will be reopened for the public from August 4 with strict adherence to Covid guidelines. Jajpur Collector Chakravarti Singh Rathore informed about the decision in a statement to the media.

Samaleswari Temple To Reopen From August 3
Samaleswari Temple, Other Religious Places In Sambalpur To Reopen From August 3

The famous Shakti shrine of Odisha, the temple of Goddess Samaleswari in Sambalpur is set to reopen for devotees from August 3. The decision comes as a great relief for thousands of devotees and servitors who had been waiting with bated breath for the temple to reopen ever since the State government started unlocking the economic activities from the month of June.

Nandankanan Zoo In Bhubaneswar
Odisha's Nandankanan Zoo To Reopen From August 3

The famous Nandanakanan Zoological Park in Bhubaneswar is set to throw its gates open for visitors from Tuesday (August 3) after remaining off-limits to the public for three months in the wake of the surge in cases of Covid-19.

Covid Vaccination Of Pregnant Women
Vaccination Of Pregnant Women: Odisha Govt Asks Authorities To Wait Till Orientation

The State government of Odisha has asked the authorities of all districts and municipal corporation bodies not to begin administration of Covid vaccines to pregnant women until the orientation programme for the exercise is completed.

Covid Vaccine Allocation To Odisha
Odisha Urges Centre To Allocate Balance Vaccine Share Of Pvt Hospitals To State Govt

The State Health Department of Odisha has requested the Centre to allocate the balance Covid vaccine doses under private hospitals share to the State government.

Odisha: Covaxin Rollout Soon For People In Ganjam
Odisha Govt To Introduce Covaxin For Vaccination In Ganjam

The State government of Odisha on Friday announced to introduce Covaxin for inoculation of people aged 18 years and above in the district of Ganjam. Manufactured by the Bharat Biotech will be soon rolled out for vaccinating people in Ganjam district including the Berhampur Municipal Corporation area from the month of July.

Covishield Vaccines Reach Odisha
Covid Fightback: Odisha Gets Over 9 Lakh Covishield Doses

A day after Odisha government curtailed the mass vaccination programme in the State in the wake of acute shortage of doses, around 9.43 lakh jabs of Covishield vaccines manufactured by the Serum Institute of India reached the State on Friday.

COVID-19 Vaccine
Odisha Govt Cancels Global e-Tender For Covid Vaccines

The State government of Odisha on Wednesday announced cancelling the global e-tender floated for procuring Covid-19 vaccines from manufacturers across the world. The Odisha State Medical Corporation Ltd has issued a notification regarding this announcement.

Covid Deaths: Petition In Orissa High Court
Plea In Orissa HC Seeking Audit Of Covid Deaths In State

A petition has been filed in the Orissa High Court seeking a high-level independent audit of the Covid deaths in the State. Congress leader and petitioner Nishikanta Mishra has prayed before the HC to direct for a special assessment of the number of deaths in the State due to Covid-19 infections.

Covid pandemic in Odisha
Covid Pandemic: Odisha Sees Marginal Rise In Daily Infections, Dip In Fatalities

Odisha has seen a marginal rise in the daily cases of Covid-19 in the last two days. The State has reported a total of 3631 new infections in the last 24 hours with 2069 cases out of them detected from quarantines. Similarly, 1562 new cases have been reported as local contact infections.

Covid Recoveries In Odisha
Covid Pandemic In Odisha: Recoveries Near 8 Lakh After Over 7K Recuperate In A Day

Covid recovery cases inched towards 8 lakh mark in Odisha after the State reported over 7 thousand single-day recoveries today.

Covid Lockdown & Agriculture
Covid-19 Lockdown: No Restrictions On Any Agricultural Activities In Odisha

The Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) of Odisha government has clarified that all agriculture, horticulture and allied activities will remain fully functional without any restricted time limit as has been allowed for essential activities in all the districts of the State during the lockdown imposed in wake of the second wave of Covid-19.

Covid Vaccination In Bhubaneswar
BMC Expedites Second Dose Vaccination For 18-44 Years Age Group

The city municipal corporation authorities here has expedited the second dose of Covid vaccination for the beneficiaries under the age category of 18 to 44 years. The third phase of Covid vaccination is continuing in the city since May 3. 

Covid Fightback: Odisha To Get Vital ECMO Machines
Covid Fightback: Odisha To Get Vital ECMO Machines To Save Critical Lives

In the intense fight against the Covid pandemic, one of the most vital life-saving asset that has come to the rescue of people is ECMO - Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation machine.

Health Workers Go Extra Mile To Serve Covid Patients
Exemplary Dedication & Selfless Service: Health Workers Go Extra Mile To Serve Covid Patients

As Covid pandemic sweeps across Odisha unleashing unimaginable crisis, humanity has waged a relentless war against the disease to sustain its life and livelihood like never before. 

Patient missing from Covid hospital in Odisha
Odisha: Patient Goes Missing From Covid Hospital In Cuttack, Family Clueless

A patient tested positive for Covid-19 has gone missing from a hospital much to the dismay of his family members who are yet to find him despite searching from pillar to post over the last fortnight. 

Covid Black Fungus
Rise In Black Fungus Cases Major Concern For Odisha Amid Shortage Of Amphotericin B Doses

A steady rise in the infection cases of Black Fungus also known as Mucormycosis has evolved as a major headache for the State government at a time when the daily spike in the Covid cases is still above 8 thousand. The situation is even more alarming due to the absence of sufficient stock of the most important treatment against the disease, i.e. the administration of liposomal Amphotericin-B injection.

Global Vaccine Tender By Odisha Govt
No Bidders For Odisha’s Global Vaccine Procurement Tender!

High hopes on Odisha government’s aim to procure vaccines from across the world to expedite inoculation drive against the Covid-19 before outbreak of further infection waves, seems to be crashing down like a deck of cards.