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Tag: Omicron Variant

Safe For 2 Years, Top US Doctor Gets Omicron In 1 Maskless Outing
Safe For 2 Years, Top US Doctor Gets Omicron In 1 Maskless Outing

"Know your risk tolerance. Get boosted, wear a KN/N95 mask. If COVID still gets you, you'll likely fully recover," he added.

COVID-19 Cases In Country Highest In 208 Days
COVID-19 Cases In Country Highest In 208 Days

The active cases comprise 2.29 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate decreased to 96.36 per cent, the ministry said.

Omicron Update
28 New Omicron Cases Detected In Odisha, Mutant Infection Tally Breaches 100-Mark

With the fresh cases, the total number of Omicron infection has reached 103 in the State.

Delta Variant Still Triggering Big Numbers In Odisha
Delta Comeback: Odisha Health Min Tests Covid Positive, Home Dist In Country's 150 High-Burden List

Third Wave may prove dangerous. Delta seen in genomes from hotspots like Cuttack, Sundargarh, Jharsuguda etc

Odisha Reports First Omicron Death
Omicron-Infected Woman Dies In Odisha's Bolangir

The CDMO said a health team has been sent to the woman’s house for contract tracing and will collect the swab samples of the family members. 

Fauci
Multiple Studies Show Omicron Less Severe Than Delta: Fauci

Fauci said the increased transmissibility of Omicron "might be overridden by the sheer volume of the number of cases that may be of reduced severity but could still stress our hospital system".

Odisha sitting On Omicron Bomb!
Odisha Sitting On Omicron Bomb: Headache, Weakness & Runny Nose Means New Mutant   

The Omicron recovery rate in Odisha and Delhi are the poorest in the country. Tamil Nadu has the highest rate

world health organization
Omicron Is Not Common Cold, Warns WHO

Meanwhile, WHO on Tuesday also stated that emerging evidence reveals that the Omicron is affecting the upper respiratory tract, causing milder symptoms than previous variants.

Third Wave
Third Covid Wave Has Hit Delhi, 10k Cases Expected To Be Recorded On Wednesday: Satyendar Jain

The Delhi government on Tuesday announced a weekend curfew and work from home for its offices as the city recorded 5,481 fresh COVID-19 cases, the highest number since May 16, with a positivity rate of 8.37 per cent and three fatalities.

Covid Omicron Cases In India
2,135 Omicron Cases Detected Across 24 States/UTs In India: Health Ministry

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 4.18 per cent, while weekly positivity rate was recorded at 2.60 per cent, according to the health ministry.

Molnupiravir
Covid antiviral drug Molnupiravir launched in India

Along with Molnupiravir, the CDSCO has also granted emergency use authorisation to the Serum Institute of India's Covid vaccine COVOVAX, Hyderabad based Biological E RBD Protein CORBEVAX.

Omicron Driving Covid Cases, Third Wave In India: Experts
Omicron Driving Covid Cases, Third Wave In India: Experts

India on Monday logged 33,750 new Covid-19 cases in a span of 24 hours, with an additional 123 fatalities, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The rise in cases took the active caseload to 1,45,582, and pushed the nationwide death toll to 4,81,893.

Odisha Reviews Omicron Preparedness; Provision Made For Over 1000 Beds For Children, Says Minister
Odisha Reviews Omicron Preparedness; Provision Made For Over 1000 Beds For Children, Says Minister

State Health and Family Welfare Minister, Naba Das said that there will be no shortage of oxygen in the State while dealing with the cases. During the second wave of Covid-19, Odisha government not only managed to ensure round-the-clock of medical oxygen but also assisted 18 other States who were facing oxygen shortage during the crisis situation, he said.

How Heavily Mutated Omicron Variant Is Spreading So Fast, Sparing Lungs
How Heavily Mutated Omicron Variant Is Spreading So Fast, Sparing Lungs

The Omicron variant, harbouring up to 36 mutations in spike protein, is known to evade vaccine efficacy.

Flip-Flop Over Reopening Of Primary Schools In Odisha Shows Ad Hoc Nature Of Decision Making
Flip-Flop Over Reopening Of Primary Schools Shows Ad Hoc Nature Of Decision Making

The School and Mass Education (SME) department of the Odisha government had to eat its words after first announcing that physical, offline teaching for classes I to V in the state will start from January 3, then refuting claims of the director of medical education and training (DMET) Dr Rama Raman Mohanty to assert that classes will start on Jan 3 as scheduled before timely announcing on Sunday that the decision on reopening of Classes I to V had been put on hold in view of the rising cases of Covid-19 in the state!

Paramilitary Forces Prepare For 3rd Wave, Reactivate Covid Care Centres
Paramilitary Forces Prepare For 3rd Wave, Reactivate Covid Care Centres

Paramilitary force officials said that amid the rising number of Omicron cases, all the forces have been asked strictly adhere to Covid-19 protocols in all units and field formations.

23 New Omicron Cases Detected In Odisha, Tally Rises To 37
23 New Omicron Cases Detected In Odisha, Tally Rises To 37

As per the State Health Department, all the samples were sent for genome sequencing at the Institute Of Life Sciences (ILS), Bhubaneswar.

Health Director Bijay Mohapatra
CoWIN Registration For Vaccination Of Teens In Odisha Starts Today

The eligible beneficiaries can register themselves for the vaccine jab on CoWin app or web portal and book their slots which will start from January 3, 2022. Besides, they can avail on-the-spot booking at the vaccination centers as well

Covid-19 Cases
Maharashtra Warns Of Monstrous Surge In Covid Cases, Fatalities

Dr. Vyas pointed out that genomic sequencing results show that we still have the Delta variant in more than 70 per cent cases and the figures vary from district to district.

Omicron Cases In India
Omicron Tally In India Rises To 1,431

India saw 22,775 new infections being reported in a day, while the death toll climbed to 4,81,080 with 220 daily fatalities, the data stated.

BMC Office
Omicron Scare: Religious Institutions In Cuttack-Bhubaneswar To Remain Closed Till Jan 2; Check CMC Guidelines

As per a notification issued by BMC, all religious institutions like temples, mosques, gurudwaras, churches will remain closed for public from December 31, 2021 (tomorrow) to January 2, 2022 within BMC jurisdiction.

Omicron Is Spreading In Community: Satyendar Jain
Omicron Is Spreading In Community: Satyendar Jain

The Delhi health minister had on Wednesday said many international travellers who tested negative at the airport are found to be Covid positive after a few days. During this period, they are infecting their family members, he said.

Maharashtra Curbs New Year Festivities Ss Mumbai Covid Cases Shoot Up
Maharashtra Curbs New Year Festivities As Mumbai Covid Cases Shoot Up

Mumbai presented a shocker with nearly doubling of new Covid-19 infections - from 1,333 on Tuesday to 2,510 within 24 hours, besides one death and a recovery rate of 97 per cent.

Omicron Cases in Odisha
One More Omicron Case Detected In Odisha, Tally Touches 9

The parents and family members of the returnee were tested for Covid-19 twice after he was tested positive. However, they were found negative both times. 

Omicron Variant
Omicron may do good by replacing Delta from world: Experts

Omicron, first detected from southern Africa in late November, has become dominant in several countries including the US and the UK, outpacing the previously dominant Delta variant, which was considered to be the dominant strain in many countries until recently.

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