10-day drive to strictly implement Covid norms in Odisha begins today

Bubaneswar, April 7: The Odisha Police will begin a 10-day special drive on Wednesday to strictly implement the existing Covid norms across the State to contain the virus spread. Yesterday, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik directed the State police to launch the drive to enforce the regulations, instead of introducing any new curb. The CM has […]

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BMC seals XIMB campus in Bhubaneswar after students, staff tested COVID-19 positive

Bhubaneswar, March 22: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Monday sealed the campus of Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB) here for safety reasons and put all its students, employees and faculty members under isolation after it was found that some of the students and staff of the B-school tested COVID-19 positive. Special Relief Commissioner […]

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COVID-19: 371 more recover; Cured tally rises to 3,23,749

Bhubaneswar, December 26: As many as 371 more Covid patients recovered in Odisha on Saturday, taking the number of persons cured of the virus in the State to 3,23,749 on Saturday, informed the Health and Family Welfare Department. According to the department, the highest number of 47 Covid patients recovered in Khurda district, followed by […]

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Odisha’s COVID-19 tally jumps to 1,20,221 with 3,543 new cases; Toll rises to 538

Bhubaneswar, September 5: Odisha’s Covid-19 tally jumped to 1,20,221 with detection of 3,543 new positive cases and in the last 24 hours. Seven more fatalities has also pushed death toll to 538 in the State. According to the figures shared by the Information and Public Relations Department this morning, 2,161 of the new cases were […]

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Odisha reports 2,602 new Covid cases; Tally mounts to 1,03,536

Bhubaneswar, August 31: The number of Covid-19 positive cases in Odisha rose to 1,03,536 with addition of 2,602 cases on Monday, said Information and Public Relations (I&PR) Department. Of the 2,602 new cases detected in the last 24 hours, 1,561 were detected from among those staying in quarantine centres and the rest 1,041 found as […]

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So far, Capital Hospital collects plasma from 13 COVID-19 cured persons

Bhubaneswar: Government-run Capital Hospital here has, so far conducted 13 plasma donations till today to help critical COVID-19 patients to recover. The process, called as “Plasmaphereses” is a term used to refer to a medical procedure through which plasma is separated from blood of a donor, who has recovered from COVID-19 and the plasma can […]

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Nine UPHCs begin COVID-19 testing in Bhubaneswar, 7 more to start tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: In order to encourage people to come more in numbers for testing of COVID-19, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) in association with the Health and Family Welfare Department has started rapid antigen testing of local citizens at nine local urban health centres. Of the nine local health-care facilities, six are Urban Primary Health Centres […]

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COVID19: BMC trains peer leaders for community awareness

Bhubaneswar: In order to involve peer leaders of Socially Smart Project of Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) as Covid Sachetak, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) organised a two-day training programme at Saheed Nagar Kalyan Mandap here. The training was provided by officials of BMC and doctors. These peer leaders will form a part of Covid Sachetak […]

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Fighting COVID-19: BMC launches “Sachetak” App for Bhubaneswar citizens

Bhubaneswar: In its ongoing efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has developed a mobile application (App) named “Sachetak”, exclusively for the comorbid and elderly citizens of the State Capital. The App is developed by Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited. After downloading the app, the users can register using their mobile number […]

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