Odisha CM sanctions Rs 7.62 crore more to Puri, Subarnapur & Sambalpur distrticts for COVID-19 management

Bhubaneswar, May 5: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday sanctioned an additional fund of Rs 7.62 crore to three districts – Puri, Subarnapur and Sambalpur distrticts for COVID-19 management. The fund was sanctioned out of the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (CMRF). Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has sanctioned an additional fund of Rs 2 crore […]

Continue Reading

With 10,521 new COVID-19 cases, Odisha reports highest single-day tally

Bhubaneswar, May 6: Odisha on Thursday registered 10,521 COVID-19 new cases in the last 24 hours, pushing the overall caseload to 5,001,62, according to the data provided by the State Informs & Public Relations (I&PR) Department. This is the highest single-day spike the State recorded ever since the pandemic began last year. Odisha also reported […]

Continue Reading

Over 7,500 people vaccinated by Vedanta at its plants in Odisha & Chhattisgarh

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar, May 5: Vedanta Aluminium & Power Business has vaccinated more than 7,500 of its people across its plants in Odisha and Chhattisgarh. “Further, it has swiftly augmented the capacity of its COVID Care Centres and quarantine centres across its plant sites in remote areas of Odisha and Chhattisgarh to effectively handle the pandemic […]

Continue Reading

Odisha reports 9,889 new COVID-19 cases, 16 casualties

Bhubaneswar, May 5: Odisha has recorded as many as 9,889 new COVID-19 cases while 16 patients succumbed to the disease in the last 24 hours, as per the State Information and Public Relations (I&PR) Department. With today’s fresh infections, the State‚Äôs Coronavirus positive tally mounted to 4,89,641 while active cases stood at 77,257. So far, […]

Continue Reading

Odisha makes 14-day quarantine mandatory for all Andhra Pradesh, Telangana returnees

Bhubaneswar, May 4: The Odisha Government on Tuesday announced mandatory 14-day institutional quarantine for people coming to the coastal State from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. An order to this effect was issued by Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra this evening. The decision to impose mandatory quarantine for people coming from both the States was taken […]

Continue Reading

Odisha records 8,216 new COVID-19 cases, 15 deaths

Bhubaneswar, May 4: Odisha on Tuesday registered 8,216 fresh COVID-19 cases, 6,488 recoveries and 15 more fatalities in the last 24 hours, informed the State Health and Family Welfare Department. Now, the total caseload in the State stood at 47,9752. Of thy 8,216 cases, as many as 4,684 cases have been detected from quarantine centres […]

Continue Reading

Odisha supplies 4410.462 MT oxygen to ten States in 11 days

Cuttack, May 3: A total of 241 tankers and containers carrying 4410.462 MT medical oxygen have been escorted so far, from Rourkela, Jajpur, Dhenkanal and Angul districts of Odisha under the State Police escort, said an official release. According to a statement of the State Police Headquarters, more tankers carrying oxygen are leaving today. As […]

Continue Reading

Odisha reports 8,914 new COVID-19 cases, five deaths

Bhubaneswar, May 3: Odisha on Monday reported as many as 8,914 COVID-19 cases, 6,527 recoveries and five deaths in the last 24 hours, informed the Health and Family Welfare (H&FW) Department. The positive tally now mounted to 4,71,563 in the State while the death toll in the State jumped to 2,073 on Monday, added the […]

Continue Reading

DGP reviews COVID-19 enforcement drives in western Odisha

Bhubaneswar, May 2: Director General of Police (DGP) Abhay on Sunday visited Jharsuguda and Sambalpur distrticts and Rourkela and Sundergarh police districts and reviewed the ongoing COVID-19 enforcement drive and plans for implementation of the 14-day lockdown from May 5, said an official release. According to a statement of the State Police Headquarters, issues like […]

Continue Reading

Odisha declares 14-day lockdown from May 5 to contain COVID-19 spread

Bhubaneswar, May 2: The Odisha Government on Sunday declared a 14-day State-wide lockdown from May 5 to contain the spread of COVID-19, an official order said. Barring weekends, essential commodities would be available on all other days during the two-week-long lockdown ending May 19, the order issued by Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra said. “There […]

Continue Reading