Tag: Odisha Fights Corona

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan reviews Covid fightback in Odisha
Dharmendra Urges PSUs, Institutions To Synergise Efforts With Odisha Govt In Covid Fightback

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday called up PSUs, healthcare, finance institutions to synergise their efforts with Odisha government in the fight against the Covid-19 situation in the…

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Covid-19 Second Wave In Odisha: ICU Occupancy At 86% Of Functional Beds

Bhubaneswar: With the second wave of coronavirus now kicking in the pre-peak phase in the State, the disconcerting fact to the fore is the ICU occupancy in the State is…

2-4% infected are children
Second Covid-19 Wave In Odisha: 2-4% New Infections In Bhubaneswar Are Children!

Bhubaneswar: Even as the explosive run of the second wave in the Capital City of Odisha continues, the big worry to fore is around 2-4 per cent of new infections…

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Odisha Registers 642 Fresh COVID Infections & 14 Deaths In Last 24 Hours

Bhubaneswar: The Covid-19 tally in Odisha rose to 315271 on Tuesday after 642 more persons tested positive for the infection in the last 24 hours. Fourteen fatalities during the period have pushed the death toll to 1,671. As per Information & Public Relations (I&PR) Department, of the fresh cases reported from 29 districts, 374 are […]

COVID19: Ward-Level Committees For Grassroots Surveillance In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government is trying all its firepower in its arsenal to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. After roping in panchayati raj institutions, the State government on Friday decided to set up special committees at ward level for effective community surveillance. Informing about the decision, Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy informed that the ward-level committees will be […]

Public Movement Restricted From 7 PM To 7 AM In Several Districts Of Odisha & Twin Cities

Bhubaneswar: Even though Odisha government has allowed considerable relaxations to economic activities in the lockdown 3.0 from May 4, strict ban on non-essential activities of public between 7 PM and 7 AM has already been enforced in several COVID affected districts and the Twin Cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar in the State as per the […]

COVID-19 Fight: Odisha Assigns Specific Duties To Senior IAS, Appoints District Observers

Bhubaneswar: As COVID-19 cases crossed 100-mark in Odisha, the State government on Sunday came out with a department-wise list of senior IAS officers assigning them with specific responsibilities to effectively manage the novel-Coronavirus outbreak situation in the State. The government has also entrusted some senior officials to take charge as observers to handle the COVID […]

Odisha Fights Corona: Bed Capacity Increased To 5,000

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s bed capacity for COVID-19 patients has increased to 5,000 as five more government COVID-19 hospitals were opened on Monday. These five hospitals are in Sundargarh, Bargarh, Angul, Jagatsinghpur and Nabarangpur. They have a bed strength of 825, said an official. With this, the state’s dedicated COVID hospitals are now functional in 26 districts […]

Odisha Fights Corona: 'No Decision Yet' On Puri Rath Yatra

Puri: As uncertainty continues to prevail over the annual Rath Yatra in Puri in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, Odisha Law minister, Pratap Jena today said a decision in this regard will be taken soon. Rath Yatra, the annual sojourn of the Holy Trinity- Lord Balabhadra, Mahaprabhu Jagannath and Devi Subhadra- is scheduled to […]

Odisha Fights Corona: State Planning Doorstep Delivery Of School Textbooks

Bhubaneswar: Amid the ongoing fight against the novel-coronavirus, Odisha government on Tuesday informed that students from class I to VIII will soon get doorstep delivery of their textbooks. Informing about the same, the State School and Mass Education Minister, Samir Ranjan Das today said that the textbooks of class I to VIII have already reached […]

Covid-19 updates: Odisha CM donates salary, Modi thanks SAARC nation
Odisha Government Urges Centre To Provide Financial Package For Power Sector

Bhubaneswar: In view of the nationwide lockdown, the Odisha government has urged the Centre to extend a financial package to the power sector that will be helpful for continuity of essential services. Noting that the nationwide lockdown has caused economic hardships, Chief Secretary A K Tripathy called on Union Power Secretary Sanjeev Nandan Sahai to […]

Ganjam Admin To Impose Fine On People For Not Wearing Masks
Odisha Fights Coronavirus: Ganjam admin to impose fine on people not wearing masks

Ganjam: With an aim to limit the spread of coronavirus in Ganjam, the district administration has decided to impose fine on people for not using masks/handkerchiefs while stepping out of their houses during lockdown. The Ganjam district Collector Vijay Amruta Kulange on Sunday said that the violators in urban areas would be fined Rs 1,000 […]

Subroto-Bagchi on Covid-19 situation in Odisha
Odisha Fights Corona: Patient-2 Recovers Completely, To Be Discharged From AIIMS

Bhubaneswar: In a major development, the State Health & Family Welfare department said that the second COVID-19 case has recovered completely and tested negative for coronavirus. The 20-year-old patient who had returned from the UK is being discharged from AIIMS Bhubaneswar. With this, the number of active COVID-19 cases in the State has come down […]

Odisha Fights Corona: Disinfection Of Public Places Begins In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: With complete lockdown in place to contain the spread of Coronavirus, authorities in Bhubaneswar kicked off a disinfection drive in the city today. As a part of the drive, disinfectant was sprayed in the area stretching from Rajmahal & Bapuji Nagar to Sishu Bhawan square. The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) along with the Odisha […]

Odisha Youth Helps Needy During Covid Lockdown
Coronavirus Lockdown: Odisha Man Becomes Godsend For Needy

Khariar: These are testing times even for the well off, let alone the poor and the vulnerable. But in such adversities, more often than not, there rise a few torchbearers to spread the light of hope and compassion that cuts through the hardships and reaches the helpless. Rakesh Kumar Podha in Lalsahebpada under Khariar of […]