The countrywide vaccination drive against the corona virus has been recorded to 80 crore doses till date and Friday was described as as a golden chapter in world history.
In all probability, children could get Covid-19 vaccine jab by September this year. Speaking to news agency ANI, AIIMS Chief Dr Randeep Guleria informed that the trials of Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin on children are underway and the results are expected by September.
While social distancing norms are violated, chaotic and stampede like situations also witnessed at vaccination centre across the State.
In a bid to inoculate a majority of population prior to the onset of a possible third wave of Covid pandemic, Odisha government is all set to commence the mass Covid vaccination drive on a campaign mode under the National Covid Vaccination Programme from today.
While Odisha is one of the few states which has been registering a higher vaccination rate compared to the national average, it is still far behind states like Rajasthan which has been able to vaccinate nearly 85 per cent of its citizens above 60 years of age, with at least one shot.
Indian Government has committed at 214 crore in the pipeline between August and December. Odisha needs 4.6 crore doses between June and December to fully vaccinate 18+years. As of now, the State has vaccinated over 82 lakh with one dose
As Cyclone Yaas comes closer to make a likely landfall in Balasore district, the Odisha government has suspended the ongoing COVID vaccination, testing and door to door survey in three sensitive districts from May 25 to 27.
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People having Covid-19 symptoms will no more have to face problems as the district administration has launched mobile van testing services in the city here and other areas of Ganjam district.
After two day-halt for weekend shutdown, the vaccination drive against Covid-19 has resumed across the State barring few places due to unavailability of vaccines.
New Delhi: The Health Ministry on Monday said that nearly 30 lakh doses of vaccine were given on Day 1 of the “Tika Utsav” which has pushed the cumulative coverage…
Jaipur: Rajasthan has become the second state in the country to have got more than one crore people vaccinated by Monday afternoon. State medical and health minister Dr. Raghu Sharma…
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The centre on Wednesday informed that it will soon allow vaccination sessions to be organised at workplaces (public and private offices) to ramp up the Covid-19 vaccination drive…
Bhubaneswar: As many as 21,726 people including elderly persons above 60 years of age and people over 45 years of age with co-morbidities were vaccinated against Covid-19 on Tuesday taking the total number of immunizations to 33,315 in the first two days of the second phase vaccination drive in Odisha. “As many as 20,952 people […]
New Delhi: In a bid to speed up the pace of the coronavirus vaccination drive, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday announced that citizens will now be able to take vaccine round the clock as per their convenience. The minister took to microblogging website Twitter and said: “The government has ended the time constraint […]
Bhubaneswar: A resident of Ganjam who recently returned from South Africa has tested positive for Covid-19 even as the State Government had administered vaccine shot against the infectious diseases to 21, 914 beneficiaries including health workers, frontline warriors, senior citizens and people above 45 years of age with co-morbidities across the State on Monday. “One […]
Bhubaneswar: The frontline workers leading the fight against Covid-19 pandemic in Odisha will receive the vaccine shots from February 6, informed the State health department on Tuesday. In a letter to district Collectors and Municipal Commissioners, health department additional chief secretary PK Mohapatra has directed the officials to make necessary arrangements for inoculation of the […]
Bhubaneswar: In yet another achievement for Odisha in the ongoing fight against coronavirus, the State is now on top as far as the nation-wide vaccination is concerned. Health and Family Welfare Director, Bijay Panigrahi on Friday said that Odisha remains at top spot in COVID-19 vaccination in the country “Health workers who had earlier refused […]
Bhubaneswar: The second spell of first phase inoculation drive which began in the capital city on January 27, resumed in other parts of the State on Thursday as per the plan of action submitted by the respective districts. Sharing details of the ongoing Covid-19 vaccination drive, Health and Family Welfare Director Bijay Panigrahi said that […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha State Male & Female Multi Purpose Health Workers’/Health Supervisor’s United Association, which had earlier decided not to take COVID-19 vaccine shots as a mark of protest against government’s alleged neglect towards their designation and cadre, finally agreed to get vaccinated after discussion with the government on Tuesday. Mamata Nayak, general secretary of […]
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Ministers of the states and UTs will likely get COVID-19 vaccine shots in the second round of the vaccination drive, informed sources. This comes amid various questions raised by Congress and other Opposition parties regarding the safety of the COVID vaccines and demands that ministers of ruling BJP should […]
Bhubaneswar: Health workers presently refusing to take Covid vaccination may lose chance to get Covid-19 vaccine free of cost later, Odisha Health Director Bijay Panigrahy said Tuesday. “Many health workers have informed us in writing that they will not take vaccine as a mark of protest. We appeal them to come forward and get themselves […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Saturday began its immunization drive at 161 sites spread across 30 districts of the state. A total of 16,100 healthcare workers would receive the Covid-19 vaccine today- the first day of the drive. According to reports, the vaccination drive kicked off in all the centres as soon as Prime Minister […]
Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the mass inoculation drive across the country, the State Health and Family Welfare Department on Wednesday issued guidelines with regard to Covid-19 vaccination to be carried out from January 16 at around 160 sessions in different districts and Municipal Corporations in Odisha. The State has received 4.08 lakh doses of Covishield vaccine […]
Bhubaneswar: Ahead of India’s vaccination drive, the world’s largest immunisation exercise against coronavirus, which is set to kick off on January 16, the first consignment containing vials of Covishield vaccine dispatched from Serum Institute of India in Pune reached Odisha at around 3:30 PM on Tuesday. The vaccine Covishield landed at Biju Patnaik International Airport […]