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‘Odisha Wants Priority Vaccination For Plus-2 Students’

Odisha government wants to vaccinate Plus-2 students. In a letter to the Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Odisha Health Minister Naba Das informed that the State government would like to vaccinate Plus-2 students and their families on a priority basis.

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Odisha’s Global Tender For COVID Vaccine Gets Limited Response: State Health Minister

Odisha government has received limited response to the global tender floated for procurement of COVID19 vaccines. This is according to Odisha Health Minister Naba Das who has shot a letter to the Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan demanding vaccine procurement at country-level.

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‘Covid19 Positivity Rate In Declining Stage In Odisha’

Odisha is in the declining stage in the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. Director of Public Health, Dr. Niranjan Mishra on Monday informed that the districts in Odisha which first recorded sharp rise are witnessing a decline. Just as the western states in India, which witnessed rapid surge at first and are now seeing a decline in cases, Odisha will also witness a steady decline soon, the Public Health Director stated.

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Odisha Boys’s Skills With Indian Drum Is Incredible

Mridang is a tough skill to master, but not for Laxmikant Barik, a four-year-old boy from Bargarh district of Odisha.

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Covid19 Daily Cases In Odisha May Fall To Three Digits By July End: Expert

Test Positivity Rate (TPR) in Odisha may decline to 5% in the next two weeks. Senior Health Expert, Dr. Niraj Mishra on Monday informed that the lockdown in the state has been effective to bring the positivity rate to 7.5% from 26%. He also said that the lower efficacy of the vaccine against double mutant strains is a cause of worry. However, the expert opined that we have to ensure adequate inoculation with whatever vaccine we have at our disposal.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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