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Odisha Chief Secretary Reviews Covid19 Situation In Nabarangpur & Koraput Districts

Odisha Chief Secretary Suresh Mohapatra and Additional Chief Secretary of Health department Pradipta Mohapatra flew down to Nabarangpur on Monday in a special chopper to take stock of the Covid-19 situation in the district. After landing in the district, the two officials held a meeting at the Circuit House with Health Department Officials, District Collector and SP regarding the Covid-19 situation in the district. He then visited the Covid Hospital in the region to monitor the functioning of the hospital.

Video Of COVID Patients Lying Nude On Floor In Odisha Hospital Goes Viral

Some shocking images from a COVID19 hospital in Odisha have gone viral. The purported video is from a Covid Hospital in Mayurbhanj district. In the purported video not just one or two, but several patients are seen lying on the floor across the hospital wards.

Suspected Black Fungus Patient In Odisha Succumbs

A patient suspected to be infected with Black Fungus succumbed in Sambalpur district. The patient died at Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Science and Research (VIMSAR) in Sambalpur.

Caught On CCTV: Bhubaneswar Woman Attacked By Miscreant During Lockdown In Broad Daylight

A shocking footage has emerged from the capital city Bhubaneswar on Monday (May 31), purportedly showing a woman being attacked by a miscreant in broad daylight. The woman sustained injuries on her neck and was rushed to a city private hospital for preliminary treatment.

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Odisha Records Over 8K Cases& 35 More Deaths, Khordha Tops Covid Chart Again

Despite increase in testing, the decline in daily Covid-19 infections continues in Odisha, as the state detected 8313 fresh cases in the last 24 hours. The virus has however claimed the lives of 35 more persons during the period. Odisha’s TPR has further dropped to 13.5 per cent.

Breaking News: Lockdown Extended In Odisha Till June 17

A day before the completion of the second phase of lockdown in Odisha, state Chief Secretary Suresh Mohapatra on Sunday announced that the ongoing lockdown would be extended further till June 17, 2021. Complete weekend shutdown on Saturdays and Sundays will continue as earlier, he said. The decision has been taken considering public safety in view of the rising cases of coronavirus.

Odisha Might Extend LOCKDOWN For 2 More Weeks! Here's What Health Experts Suggest

With the state-wide lockdown ending on June 1, people are speculating if Odisha government will further extend the lockdown period for another two weeks. Given that the Test positivity rate (TPR) of the state is comparatively higher than the national rate, Odisha might come up with stricter restrictions to further tighten curbs on the COVID-19 spread. Here's what experts have to say on the present situation.

Aggressive Vaccination Could Prevent Any Further Wave Of Covid Pandemic: Odisha Health Expert

Aggressive vaccination drive for around 3 to 4 months could prevent any further wave of the pandemic. Odisha Health Expert, Dr Niraj Mishra stated that the state needs to carry out Covid-19 vaccination drive aggressively in the next 3-4 months. He said that even if the infections rise again, it would cause minimal impact.

Truckload Of Cough Syrup Seized In Odisha, Two Detained

Bolangir Police in Odisha on Saturday (May 29) busted a cough syrup smuggling racket under Turekela Police Station limits.

Huge Illegal Liquor Unit Raided In Odisha; Mafia Hurls Bomb During Raid

Tension prevailed at an illegal country liquor manufacturing unit in Athagarh Tigiria area of Cuttack after a raid by Excise Officials.

Covid19: Odisha Extends Deadline For Global E-Tender Till June 4

Odisha government on Friday (May 28) extended the bidding deadline for its global e-tender for Covid-19 vaccine procurement till June 4 2021. After the deadline, the government will open the bids and decide upon the potential supplier of Covid-19 vaccines to Odisha.

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Odisha CM Proposes Long-term Solutions During PM Modi's Cyclone Yaas Review

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik proposed two long-term solutions during the Prime Minister's post-Cyclone Yaas review meeting on Friday (May 28). The Odisha Special Relief Commissioner (SRC), Pradeep Jena informed that the Chief Minister requested for a modern technology-based cyclone resilient electricity system. The Commissioner also said that the state asked the Prime Minister for long-term measures for protection of coastal areas from frequent cyclones in the state.

Will University & College Classes Resume From June 1? Odisha Govt’s Big Clarification

As per the Odisha Higher Education Department, functioning of all public Universities and degree colleges will commence from June 1. The institutions will reopen following completion of summer vacation, informed the State Higher Education Department on Friday.

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Strong Winds Batter Dhamra As #CycloneYaas Landfall Draws Close

Under the influence of Cyclone Yaas, strong winds are sweeping parts of Dhamra in Bhadrak district causing damages.

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Cyclone Yaas is 70 Kms Away From Dhamra: IMD Update

Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Yaas is just 70 Kms away from Dhamra. According to the latest update of the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Cyclone Yaas is 70 Kms away from Bhadrak's Dhamra, while it is 90 kms away from Paradip and about 130 kms away from Balasore district.

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Watch: Strong Winds, Heavy Rainfall Lash Odisha's Chandbali Ahead Of Cyclone Yaas Landfall

Chandbali in Odisha's Bhadrak district experienced heavy rainfall with gusty winds around midnight just hours ahead of Cyclone Yaas landfall on May 26th noon.

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#CycloneYaas Impact: Flight Operations At Bhubaneswar Airport Suspended

Flight operations suspended at Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar. In view of the impending very severe cyclonic storm Yaas, flight operations have been suspended at the Bhubaneswar Airport. Flight operations will remain suspended at the airport from May 25th 11 PM till 5 AM of May 27th.

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CycloneYaas Now A Very Severe Cyclonic Storm: IMD Chief | OTV News

Cyclone Yaas has now turned into a very severe cyclonic storm. As per the earlier predictions of India Meteorological Department (IMD), Cyclone Yaas intensified into a very severe cyclonic storm in the evening today. As per IMD Chief, Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, the cyclone now lays about 180 km off Paradip coast.

#CycloneYaas Impact: Disaster Strikes Kendrapada Family As Strong Winds Rip Through Kutcha House

Ahead of the landfall of Cyclone Yaas, heavy winds wrecked havoc on the coast of Rajnagar in Kendrapada. Misfortune struck a family, which was preparing to evacuate in the nick of time.

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Over 2 Lakh Evacuated As Odisha Braces For Cyclone Yaas Impact

With Cyclone Yaas hurtling towards Odisha, the state carried out a massive evacuation drive. As of 4 PM on May 25, over 2 lakh people were evacuated to various Cyclone shelters and other safe shelters in the state. Evacuation drives were being carried out in as many as 10 districts which are expected to be affected by Cyclone Yaas.

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#CycloneYaas To Carry 155-165 KMPH Winds With 185 KMPH Gustiness: IMD Chief Mrutyunjay Mohapatra

Cyclone Yaas will cross Odisha carrying winds at speed of 155-165 kilometres per hour with gustiness of 185 kilometres per hour. India Meteorological Department (IMD) Chief, Mrutyunjay Mohapatra said that the cyclone is on course to cross Odisha coast between Dhamra and Balasore tomorrow noon. The IMD chief also said that interior Odisha districts may also experience high wind speed under its influence.

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Cyclone Yaas Amidst Covid - NDRF DG Says Prepared To Battle Double Disaster

In view of the threat posed by the approaching cyclonic storm 'Yaas', 22 NDRF teams have been deployed in the coastal districts of Odisha as of now.

Marriage Procession In Odisha Flouting #COVID19 Lockdown Norms

Despite widespread awareness & strict enforcement, violators continue to skirt COVID19 guidelines. With absolute disregard to the lockdown, another marriage procession in Odisha was taken out in Ganjam distirct.

COVID19 BREAKING: Despite Lockdown, Odisha Logs 12.8k Fresh Cases & 28 Deaths In 24 Hours

Posting a big spike again. Odisha logged 12,852 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the highest since the onset of the pandemic. The disease also claimed 28 lives during the period. So far, as many as 2484 patients have succumbed to the deadly virus in the state.

Marriage Feast During #COVID19 Lockdown In Odisha Stopped After Police Raid

This is a banquet hall (Kalyan Mandap) at Gopinathpur under Hinjilicut of Ganjam district. On Friday (May 21st) a marriage was organized here and a big feast had been planned. Food was prepared for as many as 1000 guests invited to the wedding. But police & administration authorities including the BDO ended up at the marriage venue. After the raid, the authorities stopped the feast and distributed the food door-to-door.