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: Elaborate arrangements have been made by the Odisha government officials for the successful execution of the COVID-19 vaccination drive which is likely to begin shortly in the State. As per plans, the COVID-19 vaccine shot will be administered below the shoulders to the first priority groups which include doctors and other healthcare workers in […]
Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the nation-wide rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine, the Odisha government on Sunday said that it has finalised around 160 sites for the first phase of vaccination drive across the State. Director of Health and Family Department, BijayPanigrahi informed that the vaccination centres include district headquarters hospitals, sub-divisional hospitals, CHC, PHCs, medical colleges […]
Bhubaneswar: Ahead of its nation-wide rollout on January 16, the much-awaited COVID-19 vaccine is expected to reach Odisha in the next couple of days. State Health department officials on Monday said that the COVID-19 vaccine is likely to reach at least two-three days before the launching of the mass immunization drive in the State. “We […]
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 […]
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: 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: 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 […]
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: 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 […]
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 […]