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Tag: Odisha Covid 19

COVID19 second Wave And Children
In Second Wave Peak, Odisha saw 17 Kids Orphaned Every Day!

As per data with the NCPCR, during the period of April 1 - June 5, a total of 1,073 children in Odisha have either been abandoned or orphaned or lost at least one parent

Utilise Centre-Supplied Vaccines For Prioritised Beneficiaries: Odisha Govt To Collectors
Utilise Centre-Supplied Vaccines For Prioritised Beneficiaries: Odisha Govt To Collectors

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha health department on Tuesday directed all district Collectors to utilise the COVID-19 vaccines supplied by the Centre for existing prioritised beneficiaries. In a letter, additional chief secretary…

Vaccination Drive
Odisha: COVID Vaccination Of Frontline Workers From February 6

Bhubaneswar: The frontline workers leading the fight against Covid-19 pandemic in Odisha will receive the vaccine shots from February 6, informed the State health department on Tuesday. In a letter to district Collectors and Municipal Commissioners, health department additional chief secretary PK Mohapatra has directed the officials to make necessary arrangements for inoculation of the […]

Puri Srimandir Reopens, Check Guidelines and arrangements for devotees
Puri Srimandir Reopens Amid Strict Covid-19 Safety Protocols

Puri: The Lord Jagannath Temple in Puri reopened from today after more than nine months. The Srimandir was closed since March 20 owing to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and subsequent nationwide lockdown. Only the servitors and their families will be allowed darshan today and the next two days. The residents of Puri town will get […]

Coronavirus Recovery
Odisha's Coronavirus Recovery Tally Rises By 2796 In A Day

Bhubaneswar: As many as 2796 patients recovered from Covid-19 in Odisha taking the State’s total recoveries to 2,32,988. State Health department informed that the highest number of recoveries were reported from Khordha district where 582 patients were declared free of the viral disease. Similarly, Cuttack recorded 179, Jajpur 148, Angul 135, Puri 127 recoveries. A […]

Puri Srimandir
COVID19 Threat: Odisha Govt Not In Favour Of Reopening Religious Places

Cuttack: The Odisha government has reportedly expressed its unwillingness to reopen religious institutions in the State anytime soon. Filing a response in the Orissa High Court following a petition in connection with the matter, the State government has clarified that reopening of religious institutions like temples which have been closed since the onset of the […]

COVID-19 Crisis Will Be Stable In Odisha This Month , Hopes ILS Director
Odisha's COVID-19 Curve Will Peak & Stabilise In August: ILS Director

Bhubaneswar: Even though Odisha continues to witness a steep rise in the novel-Coronavirus curve with each passing day, the Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), Bhubaneswar director Ajay Parida is confident that after a spike, the COVID-19 crisis in the State will attain stability in August. Speaking to media, the ILS chief said, “In terms of […]

No scientific evidence yet to prove 'Herd immunity' against COVID-19: Lancet

Bhubaneswar: The governments world over have first clamped lockdown to cut the transmission cycle of COVID-19. But now to ease out from the long lockdown situation, which carries a socio-economic impact, a new strategy of developing ‘Herd Immunity’ to fight COVID is being stressed upon. It seems the strategy to develop ‘herd immunity’ has caught […]

Post migrant flood, Odisha's recovery rate dips drastically, far below national average now!

Bhubaneswar: The migrant influx from the n-CoV hotbeds, particularly Gujarat (Surat), West Bengal, Kerala, TN and Karnataka, seems to have unsettled the COVID management by the State administration to a large extent. Reportedly, the first lot of Odia migrants from Surat reached Ganjam district on April 30. As on May 2, Odisha’s recovery rate was […]

COVID-19 Cases In odisha
Coronavirus Live Updates: 39,765 People Return To Odisha From Other States Till May 7

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.

Coronavirus Live Updates: Public Movement Prohibited In Twin City From 7PM To 7AM

Odisha reported seven COVID-19 positive cases today taking the tally to 169. The fresh cases have been detected from Jajpur, Bhadrak and Sundergarh districts, informed H & FW Department.

Odisha COVID count may cross 140-mark by May 3, 80 suspects in hospitals!

Bhubaneswar: The late surge of COVID-19 looks quite bothering for Odisha, when only 7 days are left for the lockdown 2.0 to make an exit on May 3. What is worrying is, as on today, nearly 80 COVID suspects have been admitted to Odisha’s 28 COVID hospitals along with a total of 72 confirmed COVID […]

Odisha COVID-19 Positives Spike At 7/Day, Jajpur-Bhadrak-Balasore Account For 60% Of Total Active Cases

Bhubaneswar: Has the ongoing lockdown helped in minimising the spread of coronavirus? While we can strike a positive note on the COVID-19 situation in 27 districts of Odisha, the rest three- Jajpur, Bhadrak and Balasore- which are currently under shutdown reportedly seem to have failed in cutting the transmission of the lethal virus. As on […]

Coronavirus updates from Odisha
COVID-19 Tentacles Reach Balasore, Odisha Begins Rapid Antibody Testing In Capital City Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: After maintaining a ‘social distance’ with COVID-19 successfully for three consecutive days, Odisha reported a positive case on Saturday taking the tally in State to 61. The patient is a 58-year-old male from Balasore district while contact tracing is being carried out, informed State government. As on April 18, the deadly n-CoV has spread […]

Odisha's COVID-19 fight: Corona warriors grapple with PPE, N-95 shortfall!

Bhubaneswar: The frontline corona warriors in Odisha are seemingly vulnerable to Covid-19. The State government today conceded that Odisha is grappling with huge shortfall of personal protective equipments (PPE). Speaking to media, the Odisha State Medical Corporation Ltd (OSMCL) MD and senior IAS Yamini Sarangi said the State currently have a PPE stock of 66,116. […]

BIG BREAKING: Odisha Records 16 More Covid-19 Cases

Bhubaneswar: While the entire country is observing PM Modi’s ‘9 minutes at 9 pm’ call to show solidarity in the nation’s fight against the darkness of Covid-19, Odisha recorded 16 more positive cases of novel-Coronavirus infection. State Health and Family Welfare department informed that 16 new cases of Covid-19 have been detected in Bhubaneswar which […]

Covid-19 Odisha: 3 from Odisha attended Tablighi Jamaat in Delhi

Bhubaneswar: When the count of novel coronavirus in the country keeps growing every day, the status quo Covid-19 numbers in Odisha as on Tuesday failed to bring in a sense of optimism to even Odisha government. The government again appealed to the people in the State to strictly observe social distancing. “We should remain more […]

'Odisha govt on toes for migrant workers, zero tolerance for lockdown violators'

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government today claimed to have initiated all necessary measures to mitigate the unintended impact of Covid-19 lockdown on over 1.2 lakh migrant workers from Odisha stranded in as many as 5-states. Informing about the State’s response to the emerging grave crisis of migrant workers stuck outside Odisha, Subroto Bagchi, State government’s Covid-19 spokesperson, […]

Senior Professionals To Assist Odisha Govt In COVID-19 Management

Bhubaneswar: On Friday, Odisha government’s spokesperson on COVID-19 Subroto Bagchi expressed apprehensions about the possibilities of entering the community transmission phase. And the increasing magnitude of the pandemic has now prompted the State government to seek voluntary service by senior professionals with experience in vital fields to assist in the management and containment of COVID-19 […]

Odisha reports 5th covid-19 positive case
BREAKING: Odisha reports 3rd COVID-19 positive case

Bhubaneswar: The Coronavirus positive cases in Odisha shot up to three with one more sample testing positive for COVIDー19 on Thursday. All the three Coronavirus positive cases reported in the State so far are from Bhubaneswar, the department of State Health & Family Welfare said. One more sample has tested positive for @COVID19 in the […]

Odisha Lockdown Complete, Curfew, Sec 144 in high-risk cities next?

Bhubaneswar: A day after declaring its Covid-19 plan, the State government on Tuesday brought the whole of the State under lockdown.  The speed of bringing the whole state under lockdown was quite swift –  within 72 hours of phase -1 lockdown. What next? The way the State government has been announcing a series of interventions […]