As per a recent review meeting with the Central team on the pandemic situation in the State, the weekly positive rate is found to have remained below 1 per cent in as many as 19 districts. But after 12/7 unlock, the R0 value posted a rise in 7 dists to cross the threshold value of 1 on July 2-3
Many weaver families reside in Cuttack’s Nuapatna and Maniabandha. When one enters the village, you enter their world of handlooms and threads. These threads & fabrics tie these villagers together in an age old vocation.
With the festive season being heralded from Rajo Utsav, CS Suresh Mahapatra offers a 'sweet' deal to the people. While dairy products contribute 5-45 per cent of income for milk farmers, taxes on auto sales contribute over Rs1800 cr to State's coffer. Trade, auto services sector also among top job creators
The partial lockdown will come into effect from June 17 (5 am) and will continue till July 1 (5 am).
The Odisha government has hinted at easing the restrictions as the Test Positivity Rate (TPR) continues to decline in the State.
The Epidemic situation report prepared by State Health Department brings two contrasting facts. While Kendrapada becomes the only district in State to post a rise in positive rate in the week ended on June 14, Jharsuguda cuts the TPR to around 2 per cent from 12 per cent a week ago
Odisha government will review unlock measures only after assessing the present pandemic situation in the state. DMET (Directorate of Medical Education and Training) Chief, CBK Mohanty informed this on Monday (June 14).
Amidst rumours regarding unlock guidelines spreading like wildfire in the state, Odisha Special Relief Commissioner, Pradeep Jena on Sunday (June 13), requested people to refrain from sharing false information on the internet.
Odisha government is likely to lift lockdown restrictions gradually in a phased manner. On Saturday, Director of Health Services Bijay Mohapatra informed that the state government will slowly lift lockdown restrictions if the current trend of the declining Covid Test Positivity Rate (TPR) persists for the next few days.
The weekend shutdowns will continue as usual starting 6 pm of Fridays till 5 am of Mondays. However, vaccination and testing for Covid-19 will continue as per the protocols laid out by the State Health Department at designated centres.
In a major move, the Odisha government on Sunday extended the State-wide lockdown till June 17 in view of the prevailing pandemic situation. The 16-day extension of the curbs will come into effect immediately.
Odisha has already crossed its peak in the ongoing second wave of Covid19 infection last week and started showing a downward trend. However, in order to contain the resurgence of Covid-19 cases in the State, lockdown should be extended
The funds released from the Chief Minister Relief Fund (CMRF), will be utilised in the state's five municipal corporations, 48 municipalities and 61 notified area councils (NACS).
With Odisha entered into an even stricter lockdown till June 1st , Commissionerate Police in Bhubaneswar intensified enforcement of lockdown guidelines.
With no significant improvement in the COVID19 situation in Odisha, the State government today extended the lockdown till June 1st.
The two-week lockdown enforced in the State on May 5 was set to end on May 19 but after thorough consultation with health experts, the government has extended the lockdown for two more weeks.
Capital Hospital Director Laxmidhar Sahu on Thursday said that the Covid-19 graph in Odisha is in a flattening mode at present but cautioned that if the curve does not make a downward trend, the government may have to ponder on extending the lockdown restrictions in the State.
Bhubaneswar: Odisha will go under complete lockdown from the morning of May 5 till 5 am of May 19 to contain the unprecedented surge in the Covid-19 cases in the…
Bhubaneswar: In view of increasing cases of Corona infection in Odisha, the state government will re-enforce 14-day complete lockdown in 4-high caseload districts—Cuttack, Khurda, Jajpur and Ganjam, and entire Rourkela Municipal Corporation area from tonight. However, there will be no weekend shutdown in the specified districts during this 2-week long lockdown. Odisha Chief Secretary Asit […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Saturday gave its nod for the resumption of liquor sale in the State by starting home delivery and imposed a ‘special Covid fees’ on MRP of the alcohol. The home delivery of liquor will begin in the State from tomorrow (May 24). As per a notification issued by the Excise department, […]
Dhenkanal: Three truck drivers, who were stranded in Odisha due to COVID-19 lockdown, died under mysterious circumstances in Dhenkanal district. As per reports, all of them reportedly had fallen sick in front of Sakthi Sugars Ltd at Haripur on Thursday night. One of them died on the spot while two others died at Dhenkanal district […]
Bhubaneswar: State School and Mass Education Minister Samir Dash seemed optimistic today when he said that the department is ready to conduct the remaining of the Plus-II exams post the COVID-19 lockdown period. Dash, however, mentioned that the department is awaiting confirmation from the government in this regard. Reportedly, the Plus-II exams commenced on March […]
Berhampur: Defying the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, as many as 38 labourers including some fishermen reached Odisha from Chennai on Saturday after a five-day journey along the sea route, all in an attempt to be back to their respective villages. However, as soon as they arrived in Sonepur under Chikiti block of Ganjam district, they […]
Bhubaneswar: In a bid to strictly enforce government’s order making wearing of face masks mandatory while going out of homes, the petrol pumps across Odisha on Friday came out with a stringent rule of ‘No Mask, No Petrol/Diesel /CNG’. The fuel outlets decision was announced by Utkal Petroleum Dealers Association general secretary Sanjay Lath. The […]