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COVID-19 count posts steep spike in Odisha for 2nd day, Ganjam turning into new hotspot

Bhubaneswar: A day after reporting the highest single-day count of 34 cases of SARS-nCoV infection, Odisha on Friday saw 26 more such cases, a steep rise for second day running, taking the State’s overall COVID tally to 245. Thanks to massive influx of migrants, Ganjam district continues to cause worries for Odisha reporting 19 new […]

Migrant Influx Spikes COVID-19 Crisis In Odisha, Ganjam Tagged 'Red Zone'

Bhubaneswar: With the rise in the influx of migrant workforce from other States to Odisha amid the nationwide lockdown, the scourge of COVID-19 seems to be getting steeper in some districts like Ganjam which has been declared a Red Zone. While the State on Thursday reported its highest single-day spike in COVID-19 positive cases as […]

Special Relief Commissioner Pradeep Jena
Odisha SRC Orders On-Spot Registration Of Non-Enrolled Returnees, Action For Lapses During Return

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government has asked all district and municipal authorities to ensure spot registration of unregistered returnees in temporary medical camps with immediate action after their arrival from other States. In a letter to all district collectors and municipal commissioners, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Jena has instructed the officials to check the registration status […]

5 Lakh Beds Ready For Quarantine Of Returnees: Odisha Govt

Bhubaneswar: As migrants had started to return to Odisha, the state government had arranged around 500,000 beds to provide Covid-19 health services and quarantine of returnees in rural areas, Panchayati Raj Secretary D.K. Singh said here on Wednesday. About 12,000 temporary medical camps have been readied in 6,798 panchayats with all basic facilities. Sanitation and […]

Odisha appeals to West Bengal returnees to come forward for COVID-19 test

Bhubaneswar: With West Bengal returnees posing problems for Odisha, which is fighting against deadly coronavirus, the state government on Friday appealed to all of them to come forward and get tested for COVID-19. The Health Department said people, who have returned from West Bengal recently, should not hide and must come forward for testing, which […]

2900 West Bengal returnees traced in Odisha through mobile tracking
2900 West Bengal Returnees Spread Over 29 Odisha Districts, Info Out After Mobile Tracking

Bhubaneswar: With 33 West Bengal returnees testing positive for COVID-19 in a span of only a week, Odisha government is using mobile tracking to trace the persons who visited or have returned from the neighbouring state during the lockdown period, officials said on Saturday. Using technology to trace the West Bengal returnees is another strategy […]