With 141 new COVID-19 cases, Odisha continues to post higher growth rate than national average

The fatality rate, however, remained among the lowest in the country with no reports of death due to coronavirus for the past two weeks.

14 hours ago

PPE laden trucks stranded as Odisha government refuses to accept consignments

Additional Chief Secretary of Health and Family Welfare Department PK Mohapatra said the State has enough stock of PPE kits and other protective gears. 

01 Jun 2020

COVID-19: As lockdowns go, why Ayurveda as preventive makes sense for states

They claim ‘rasayana’ therapy will have direct relevance to the prophylaxis and management of SARS-COV-2 infection.

31 May 2020

Odisha uses Tirupati IIT mobility analysis to track COVID-19 infection

In Odisha, the State Government deployed security checks and enforced restrictions to contain spread of infection by analysing the movement patterns of people in Covid-19 hot spots.

26 May 2020

Revised thrice, quarantine protocol still lacks clarity in Odisha

With a spike in Covid-19 cases in Odisha following return of migrant workers, the State Government has revised its quarantine protocol for the third time in the last two months.

25 May 2020

DRDO radar comes to Odisha government's rescue in late hour of confusion

The Doppler Weather Radar (DWR) which has been tracking trajectory of the cyclone for the last 24 hours reconfirmed the IMD prediction providing a sigh of relief for all.

21 May 2020

Odisha crosses one lakh coronavirus test milestone

Odisha on Monday achieved the milestone of completing one lakh tests for Covid-19. The State has conducted 1,00,302 tests in nine laboratories by Monday midnight.

20 May 2020

Mission e-Suvidya for Odisha tribal students amid coronavirus lockdown

The programme will bring together Madhu and DIKSHA mobile applications and integrate it with the present system of learning.

18 May 2020

Odisha girl with unusual congenital deformity gets a new lease of life

The doctors at  Obstetrics and Gynaecology department during clinical investigation came to know that the girl was having only her left kidney apart from the congenital deformity.

17 May 2020

Migrants battle hunger in Odisha, stare at diseases

Migrants stranded at different places now face two challenges - fear of an unknown virus and hunger pangs.

17 May 2020

Love-struck youth from Odisha goes to West Bengal to marry, returns with coronavirus infection

The Odisha youth's romantic adventure was short-lived as he tested positive three weeks after his marriage.

15 May 2020

Community transmission has started in India: Virologist Dr Jacob John

Dr T Jacob John speaks to Hemant Kumar Rout on the coronavirus behavior and challenges posed by the return of migrants.

12 May 2020

Old hands to help Odisha Police battle virus

2,394 retired cops to be deployed for 3 months or actual filling of vacancies, whichever is earlier

12 May 2020

L-type strain could be reason behind surge in symptomatic cases: Health Officials

Technical spokesperson of Health department Dr Jayanta Panda said virological study needs to be done to find out whether there is any evidence of the L-strain in Odisha.

11 May 2020

Nutritious food must for those in quarantine: Experts

“Such an arrangement will not only help strengthen immunity of people staying in temporary medical centres but also boost local economy,” the paper stated.

06 May 2020