Pantry car service withdrawn from New Delhi-Puri Purushottam Express

Bhubaneswar, April 28: Keeping in view of the COVID-19 pandemic and due to low patronisation, the Indian Railways has decided to withdraw the services of Pantry Car from Puri-New Delhi-Puri Purushottam Special Express (02801/02802), till further advice. According to an East Coast Railway (ECoR) statement, the Puri-New Delhi-Puri Purushottam Special Express originating from Puri on […]

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Odisha reports 1,741 new COVID-19 cases, two deaths

Bhubaneswar, April 12: As many as 1,741 new COVID-19 cases and two deaths have been recorded in Odisha in the last 24 hours, informed the State Health and Family Welfare Department on Monday. With this, the COVID-19 tally in the State mounted to 3,51,302 with 9,259 active cases. With the two fresh casualties, the death […]

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Country-wide COVID-19 Vaccine Dry Run on January 2

New Delhi, December 31: With the objective of gearing up for the roll out of COVID-19 vaccine across the country, the Central Government has decided to conduct Dry Run in all the State and UT Governments on January 2 (Saturday). Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Thursday chaired a high-level meeting to review the preparedness at […]

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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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Doctors at ‘1929 Call Centre’ come to rescue of COVID positive cases

Bhubaneswar, September 12: Doctors deputed at 1929 Call Centre of Bhubaneswar Operations Centre have started helping people fighting COVID-19 in a better way. While counselling by doctors has always got a distinct touch of confidence building measure, patients panicking to join a COVID hospital are now getting ample confidence to stay under Home Isolation, if […]

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Plasma therapy shows success in Odisha, 4 out of six patients on path of recovery

Bhubaneswar: Plasma therapy has brought a great relief to serious Covid patients in the State. Out of six critical patients who are now  under plasma therapy, as many as four are responding very well and they are now not in need of oxygen support, and will soon be discharged. Other two patients are in stable […]

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COVID-19 scare: Odisha makes registration of foreign returnees mandatory, announces Rs 15K incentive

Bhubaneswar: A day after an Odia youth with travel history to Italy, positive for the Coronavirus aka COVID-19, the Odisha Government on Monday made it compulsory for registration of all people, who have come to Odisha from abroad after March 4, through a web portal and helpline number. “Anyone who comes to Odisha from abroad has […]

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