The Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC) in Bhubaneswar has begun serological survey in 12 districts of Odisha with a view to estimate the prevalence of Covid-19 antibodies in the general population and healthcare workers across the state.
Bhubaneswar: In a bid to assess the development of antibodies in human body against Covid-19, a team of health experts from the Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC), Bhubaneswar, which is a unit of ICMR, is set to kick off the Sero surveillance in three Odisha districts- Rayagada, Ganjam and Koraput- from today.
Bhubaneswar: Clearing the doubts engulfing the efficacy of COVID vaccines, the original blood sample of Dr. S Suleiman, who was tested positive for COVID-19 through RT-PCR test at IGH Rourkela last month even after receiving two doses of Covishield vaccines, came out negative at Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC) on Sunday. The negative result came […]
Bhubaneswar: In what could decide the future roadmap in the ongoing fight against COVID-19 in the State capital, nearly 50 % residents have developed antibodies against coronavirus infection. The findings were revealed by RMRC Director, Sanghamitra Pati on the basis of the results of the third round of sero-survey conducted in the smart city. In […]
Bhubaneswar: Amid the continuous uptrend of COVID cases in Odisha capital city, Regional Medical Research Centre Director Sanghamitra Pati on Monday informed that the crucial second phase of serological survey will be conducted from 16 August. “The process for the second sero-survey carries utmost significance as it will show the July infection status in the […]
Rayagada: A 72-hour shutdown has been declared in Rayagada following a spike of 164 COVID-19 positive cases in the district in the last 24 hours. Rayagada Collector Pramod Kumar Behera today informed that the shutdown will come in to force in the district from tomorrow. Despite registering the biggest single-day spike, Behera informed that there […]
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch high throughput COVID-19 testing facilities on 27th July via video conferencing. These facilities will ramp up testing capacity in the country and help in strengthening early detection and treatment, thus assisting in controlling the spread of the pandemic. These three high-throughput testing facilities have been set up […]
Bhubaneswar: In view of the spurt in COVID-19 cases, Odisha government is now planning to ramp up testing by setting up additional labs in different parts of the State. Institute of Life Sciences (ILS) director, Ajay Parida on Friday informed that additional testing labs will be set up in five districts —Angul, Jharsuguda, Keonjhar, Kalahandi […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government said it plans to procure three more Cobas-6800 machines for carrying out faster and effective testing of samples to detect COVID-19, an official said. The state presently has only one Cobas-6800 machine installed at the Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC), Bhubaneswar which conducts 800 tests every day. The lone Cobas machine […]
Bhubaneswar: Amid spurt in coronavirus cases, the Odisha government is set to have 36 dedicated hospitals soon for treatment of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) patients, an official said on Wednesday. These hospitals covering all the 30 districts of the state will have a combined bed capacity of 6,000, he said. As of now, “20 exclusive COVID hospitals” […]
Bhubaneswar: With the increase of suspected coronavirus patients in the state, the Centre has assured to set up a COVID 19 testing facility at Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC), Bhubaneswar, said a statement from Health department. The Health Minister has also written a letter to the Union Health Minister requesting him to set up another […]
Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offence Wing (EOW) of the Crime Branch arrested four persons in connection with a fraud worth Rs 1.22 crore at the Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC) in Bhubaneswar. Out of the four arrested persons, two persons are non-Odia traders. As per reports, the fraud was executed using forged cheques and documents following […]
Rayagada: In the wake of three deaths due to diarrhoea in Kalyansinghpur block of Rayagada district few days ago, a three member team of Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC), Bhubaneswar on Thursday visited the affected areas of the district and took stock of situation. They had a discussion with inhabitants of Dantalinga village of the […]