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Tag: Quarantine Centre

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Covid Centre Inmates Protest Over ‘Lack Of Food’ In Gajapati 

The Odisha government’s tall claim of ensuring adequate facilities for returnees from other States fell flat after a number of migrants workers reportedly staged a protest alleging irregular serving of food at a centre in Gajapati district on Sunday. 

PEO Demands Bribe From Foreign Returnee In Khurda, Probe Ordered

Khurda: An inquiry has been ordered by the district administration here after a video purportedly showing a Panchayat Executive Officer (PEO) demanding money from a foreign returnee to allow him stay in a quarantine centre surfaced on social media. The incident was reported from a quarantine centre in Jaripada village panchayat under Chilika block of […]

Migrant Found Dead In COVID-19 Quarantine Centre In Odisha

Bhadrak: An elderly migrant lodged in a quarantine centre in OdishasBhadrak district was found dead on Wednesday morning, an official said. The deceased, identified as 65-year-old RadhashyamPani of Korkora gram panchayat, had returned from Kolkata on Tuesday, Additional District Magistrate (ADM) BhadrakShyamaBhakta Mishra said. The man who was staying in a temporary quarantine centre of […]

Migrant Found Dead Outside Quarantine Centre In Odisha

Cuttack: A 40-year-old migrant worker who was lodged at a quarantine centre after his return from other state was found dead under mysterious circumstances outside the quarantine facility in Cuttack on Monday. The body of the migrant worker, identified as Brajabandhu Rana, was found lying outside Krushnapur High School quarantine centre under Badamba police limits […]

Odisha's COVID-19 Testing Strategy Broader & Quarantine Norms Tougher: Chief Secretary

Bhubaneswar: With stricter COVID-19 quarantine norms and broader testing criteria, Odisha has been able to contain the spread of the virus, said State Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy on Tuesday. In a press briefing, Tripathy said that the State has also empowered collectors to further extend institutional quarantine on a need-based manner to ensure proper containment […]

Pangolin rescued from Odisha's Quarantine Centre will be tested for COVID-19

Cuttack: Odisha Forest department has decided to conduct COVID-19 test of a Pangolin that was rescued from a quarantine centre in the State. It will be for the first time that the swab samples of a pangolin will be sent for testing. On Monday, a team of Athagarh Forest division in Cuttack rescued the Pangolin […]

5-Year-Old Tests Positive For COVID-19 In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: A five-year-old boy from Mangal Bazar area in Jharsuguda has tested positive for COVID-19, informed the district Collector on Friday. In a tweet, Jharsuguda Collector informed that the entire family of the minor boy has been in home quarantine since their return from outside the State. The collector also urged the citizens not to […]

Odisha Migrant Worker Hangs Self Near Quarantine Centre In Mayurbhanj

Baripada: A migrant worker, who was lodged at a quarantine centre in Mayurbhanj district following his return from neighbouring Andhra Pradesh, allegedly committed suicide on Friday outside the facility, police said. Surendra Behera (38), a resident of Raikama village in the district, was found hanging from a tree with a lungi around his neck near […]

Odisha Fights Corona: Migrants Defy Norms As Govt Looks The Other Way

Bhubaneswar: As the day broke this morning, a sight that shocked many in Cuttack was that of around 15 passengers, reportedly migrants from COVID-red state Tamil Nadu, getting off a bus and walking towards some unknown destination. Sources said, three to four of them walked towards Jagatsinghpur and the rest are stay put in Cuttack. […]

Quarantine Rule Goes Up In Smoke In Ganjam, Sec-144 Imposed Around TMC/IQC

Berhampur: The Ganjam district administration has imposed Section-144 at and around all COVID19 temporary medical camps/institutional quarantine centres where migrants have been quarantined by the government following their return from other states, mostly from Gujarat’s Surat. As per the ordered passed by district Collector Vijay Amruta Kulange, no persons will be allowed to enter within […]

Ganjam's COVID Fate Now In The Hands of Migrant Workers!

Berhampur: They said they would starve to death if the State government doesn’t facilitate their homecoming. Desperate measures were taken to bring these stranded migrant workers back, and the rest is history. A district which obeyed every rule in the book to stay away from the novel coronavirus (n-CoV), suddenly seems to be on the […]

Police Detain 128 Quarantine Escapees In Ganjam, Books Many

Berhampur/Bhubaneswar: All the 128 Odia Surat returnees who had fled two quarantine centres in Beguniapada area of Ganjam district two days ago have been caught by the police. Cases have been registered against 12 persons under different sections in Beguniapada block. Taking to twitter, Ganjam SP has informed that based on the report of Tehsildar-cum-Incident […]

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TikTok Video At Quarantine Centre In Odisha, Case Registered For Violating Norms

Bhadrak: A case was registered against six inmates of a government quarantine centre in Bhadrak for violating COVID-19 social distancing norms by making a video and uploading on video-sharing social networking platform TikTok. As per reports, all the accused are Kolkata returnees who made the video during their quarantine period at Tihidi High School under […]