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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After two months, Mo Cycle to resume service in Bhubaneswar from Monday

Bhubaneswar: The Mo Cycle run by Capital Region Urban Transport (Crut) on Saturday decided to resume its operation from Monday after a gap of nearly two months since nationwide lockdown was imposed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Cycle enthusiasts will get free ride till June 30. “The service will be free till June 30. […]

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Bhubaneswar sees one more Covid-19 recovery, total cured patients 62 in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: One more person has recovered from Coronavirus infection in Bhubaneswar on Thursday, taking the number of people cured in the State capital to 32. With the fresh recovery, the State’s total recovery count rises to 62 persons. “One more Covid patient from Bhubaneswar has recovered and tested negative for COVID19. The recovered cases of […]

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Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan to review Covid-19 situation in Odisha today

Bhubaneswar: Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan will review the Coronavirus (Covid-19) situation in Odisha via video conferencing today at 1 pm. Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Ashwini Kumar Choubey, will also be present in the meeting. So far, Odisha recorded 205 positive cases, of which 61 persons have recovered and […]

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