Youth gets new lease of life at SUM COVID-19 Hospital 

Bhubaneswar, June 4: The atmosphere of gloom caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has been impacting life everywhere, but aided by good treatment, many patients are battling the disease valiantly to ensure a new lease of life fort themselves. Twenty-year-old Pratiksh Kadambalu of Muniguda in Rayagada district, a Plus-III student, was rushed to the SUM Covid […]

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Odisha Govt includes ‘Black Fungus’ as notifiable disease

Bhubaneawar, May 20: The Odisha Government on Thursday decided to include Mucormycosis aka Black Fungus as notifiable disease under Epidemic Diseases Act-1897 in view of reported rise in the incidence of Black Fungus amongst COVID-19 patients. The State Government has already formed a Task Force to monitor the incidents of such patients. Recently, the Task […]

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COVID-19: Rourkela Steel Plant augments supply of Liquid Medical Oxygen to hospitals

Rourkela, May 6: The Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) has so far, supplied 1567.3 tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) to different destinations in and outside Odisha as its efforts to help in the treatment of COVID-19 patients across the country. Meanwhile, it has augmented the supply of the LMO. According to a RSP release, the […]

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Odisha reports 4,851 new COVID-19 cases, five more deaths

Bhubaneswar, April 21: Odisha has reported 4,851 new COVID-19 cases, 1,740 recoveries and five more fatalities in the last 24 hours, informed the State Health and Family Welfare Department on Wednesday. Of the total cases, 2,814 cases were detected from among the quarantined people and 2,037 were local contacts. These new cases have been detected […]

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COVID-19: ECoR GM urges public not to visit railway offices

Bhubaneswar, April 16: In view of upsurge in Covid-19 cases, East Coast Railway (ECoR) General Manager Vidya Bhushan on Friday appealed to the general public to refrain from visiting railway offices. He also requested that, instead of visiting offices physically, correspondences may be done by means of email, phone, fax or by SMS. Apart from […]

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Odisha Tourism & Culture Minister Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi tests positive for COVID-19

Bhubaneswar, September 7: As the coronavirus outbreak continues to surge in Odisha, Tourism & Odia Language Literature & Culture Minister, Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi revealed that he has tested positive for COVID-19. The Minister urged the people who came in contact with him during the last seven days to isolate themselves in order to check the […]

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Covid-19: BMC to launch ‘Sampark Meeting’ from tomorrow

Bhubaneswar, September 6: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) will launch IEC (Information, Education and Communication) campaign from Monday in the State Capital to reach our every section of the society and to promote active community participation to infuse among public the values of self responsibility to check the spread of coronavirus pandemic. As per the […]

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Mere 5.15% people in Bhubaneswar developed antibodies against Covid-19 

Bhubaneswar, September 4: The second phase of the sero surveillance conducted across 25 wards of the Temple City has found the antibody prevalence rate at 5.15. The low prevalence of antibody in the community serological study by Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC) indicates that the state capital could be “one of the protected cities’’ with […]

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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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Four more West Bengal returnees test positive for Covid-19 in Bhadrak

Bhubaneswar: Four more people who returned from West Bengal and came to Bhadrak tested positive for Coronavirus, taking the total number of patients to 16 in the district and 94 in the State. According to the second bulletin of the Information and Public Relations Department, of the four cases, two each belongs to Tihidi and […]

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