Tag: Odisha Covid 19

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 […]