According to the guidelines, all the passengers will show self-declaration form on arrival at the airport. The passengers found to be symptomatic during screening will be immediately isolated and taken to medical facility under health protocol.
India on Friday revised the existing guidelines for all international arrivals in India in view of the rising Covid cases and the Omicron threat, to make seven days home quarantine mandatory.
According to officials, the first infected person arrived from South Africa on November 1 and the second one between November 15 and 20. The first infected person has completed quarantine and is healthy and the second one is also asymptomatic and all right, sources said.
The missing inmate identified as Narendra Bisoi belonged to Ghasapada village under Damadua Gram Panchayat in the district. He was quarantined at Luhagudi after his return from Andhra Pradesh on May 9, 2021.
Bhubaneswar: The Director of Bhubaneswar Railway Station, Chittaranjan Nayak on Friday said that special arrangements have been made at the station to track people returning from the neighbouring West Bengal.…
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Thursday announced mandatory 14 institutional or paid quarantine for people coming to Odisha from neighbouring West Bengal by road or air. The move came after…
Washington: US President Joe Biden has signed a series of executive orders to address COVID-19 challenges, including making coronavirus test followed by quarantine mandatory for all travellers coming from overseas. In addition to wearing masks, everyone flying to the United States from another country will need to test before they get on that plane, before […]
Kendrapara: The Kendrapara district administration on Tuesday increased the period of mandatory institutional quarantine to 14 days from one week amid a spike in COVID-19 cases, a senior official said. Migrant returnees in rural areas of the state are placed under seven-day institutional quarantine and another week of home isolation, while in urban areas, a […]
Berhampur: Resentment is now brewing among Ayush doctors who are now posted as frontline workers in Berhampur COVID Care Centres (CCC). The doctors alleged that the authorities are not allowing them to undergo 14-day quarantine despite working at CCC for the last two months. “We are working tirelessly for the last two months at COVID […]
Puri: You might have come across numerous instances of suffering during COVID-19 pandemic. But here is an exultant tale of a couple, who after facing a lot of hardships, finally tied the nuptial knot following a 14-day institutional quarantine in Odisha upon their return from Gujarat. Prior to their marriage, both Saurabh Das and Pinki […]
New Delhi: The Centre on Tuesday issued a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for transportation of stranded migrant workers between states, which will designate nodal authorities and make necessary arrangements for receiving and sending them, amid the novel coronavirus-induced lockdown. While issuing the revised SOP, Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla said for running ‘Shramik’ special trains, […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha government today informed that as per the guidelines issued by the Health ministry, it has decided to allow home isolation of mild /asymptomatic COVID-19 positive patients. Informing about the decision, additional chief secretary Pradipta Mohapatra said, “Odisha has decided to implement the revised discharge and home isolation guidelines with some changes. If we […]
New Delhi: As India carries out one of the world’s biggest rescue mission for stranded Indians abroad, Vande Bharat, amid novel coronavirus pandemic, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has issued additional guidelines for quarantine of returnees from abroad, their contacts and isolation of suspects or confirmed cases in private facilities. In the […]
Bhubaneswar: While the whole country joined in unison on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call to stay home during Janta Curfew to fightback Coronavirus on Sunday, separate complaints were registered against three persons for violating home quarantine guidelines in Odisha. An FIR was lodged against the family of a person residing in Sailashree Vihar area of […]