Tag: Odisha Health Department

India Can Achieve Herd immunity After October, But COVID19 Vaccination Needs A Boost: SBI Report
Odisha To Set Up Separate Covid Jab Sites For Vulnerable Groups

The identity cards required for registration for Covid-19 vaccination are- Aadhar Card, Voter ID, Passport, Driving License, PAN Card, NPR Smart Card or pension document with photograph.

Odisha Issues Guidelines For 'Free' Vaccination In Private Hospitals
Odisha Issues Guidelines For 'Free' Vaccination In Private Hospitals

The private hospitals shall be used as an extension of government CVC for vaccination of 18-44 years age group only. Vaccine shall be supplied to private hospitals free of cost and they shall be allowed to collect up to Rs 100 per dose from vaccines as service charge

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COVID19 Second Wave? Maharashtra Emerges The Trigger Factor For Odisha

Bhubaneswar: If health department officials in Odisha are to be believed, it is the Maharashtra impact that is triggering a rise in the count of the new confirmed coronavirus cases in Odisha. Be it quarantine or local contact cases, the source of transmission is mostly from Maharashtra. “As per our analysis, the source state of […]

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Covid Scare: SJTA Urges Odisha Govt For Early Vaccination Of Puri Srimandir Servitors

Puri: As the doors of Puri Srimandir Thursday were thrown open for all devotees sans a COVID negative report, the Shree Jagannatha Temple Administration (SJTA) has written to the State Health department requesting to launch a special vaccination drive for servitors and other officials of the 12th-century shrine. Now that the Covid negative report for […]

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No Second Dose If One Tests Positive After First Covid-19 Vaccine Shot, Says Top Odisha Health Official

Bhubaneswar: A person administered Covid-19 vaccine will not be given a second shot of the vaccine if s/he gets infected with the virus after receiving the first dose, said Odisha Health and Family Welfare department director Bijay Panigrahy on Thursday. Speaking to media, Panigrahi said, “Antibodies get created 42 days after the first shot of […]

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'COVID-19 Vaccination Drive May Begin In Odisha Early 2021'

Bhubaneswar: Putting an end to speculations surrounding the commencement of the much-awaited COVID19 vaccination drive, Director of Odisha Health Department, Bijay Panigrahi informed that there is a good chance that the initiative will kick-start from the beginning of the next year. However, while the dry run of the vaccination drive has already begun in some […]

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Odisha Govt Releases Advisory On Post Covid Management

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Wednesday issued a detailed advisory suggesting a slew of measures for follow up care and management of health condition of Covid-19 recovered patients. At Individual Level: Continue Covid appropriate behaviour (use of mask, hand hygienie, physical distancing) Drink adequate warm water (if not contra-indicated) If health permits, regular housework can […]

Odisha Not To Conduct COVID-19 Test After Patient's Death
Odisha Not To Conduct COVID-19 Test After Patient's Death

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to avoid delay in the release of the bodies, the Health department has issued an order on Tuesday asking all the hospitals in the State not to conduct COVID-19 test after the death of the patients. “COVID-19 test after death is discouraged to avoid undue delay in the release of body […]

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COVID-19 Spike: Odisha Govt Offices To Function With 50 Per Cent Staff

Bhubaneswar: In view of the rise in COVID-19 infections in Odisha, all the departments and sub-ordinate offices will now operate with 50 per cent staff, including Group-A officers in the month of July. The departments can decide the manner of selection of employees who will attend office and those who have been provided with VPN […]

Coronavirus cases climb to 8,356 in India; 34 deaths in 24 hours
COVID-19 In Odisha: Positive Cases Rise To 74, 13 In A Single Day

Bhubaneswar: Odisha has reported as many as 13 COVID-19 cases in a single day on Monday. The total number of Coronavirus positive cases in the State now stands at 74. The case details show, among the six new cases reported, five are from Jajpur district and one belongs to Sundergarh. Details of #COVID19 positive cases […]