Bhubaneswar COVID 19

With 73 per cent active cases in non-slum areas, Bhubaneswar civic body in tight spot

Of the 3,526 active cases in the city, more than 73 per cent are from non-slum areas. While 594 cases are related to slums, the rest 2,932 are from non-slum areas in the city. 

published on : 30th September 2020

No end to Bhubaneswar civic body's COVID-19 mismanagement

Patients are getting their test report after 6-7 days in most cases, apart from the anxiety. 

published on : 23rd September 2020

Virus hit, Odisha police struggles

Most of the impacted are those in the frontline, living out of barracks in the two cities, sharing the same dormitories, toilets and bathrooms as well as vehicles for duty.

published on : 3rd September 2020

A day after Unlock 4, Bhubaneswar records highest single-day spike of 541 cases 

Capital City’s death toll mounted to 44 after two more patients succumbed to coronavirus in the last 24 hours.

published on : 3rd September 2020

Bhubaneswar slums add 25 fresh COVID-19 cases to tally

In certain cases, BMC officials are not being able to shift all to institutional quarantine facilities, they alleged.

published on : 6th August 2020

Bhubaneswar  civic body’s actions slack, allege locals amidst virus spread

Locals in Jayadev Vihar alleged that a private hospital staff living in a rented accommodation tested positive and was shifted to Covid hospital two days back.

published on : 23rd July 2020

People in Bhubaneswar who test positive for COVID-19 still waiting for admission

Patients not being isolated immediately, tracing their immediate contacts delayed due to mismanagement

published on : 22nd July 2020

Slum residents resent Bhubaneswar civic body's apathy amid COVID-19 spread

With detection of a new case in the last 24 hours, the number of active cases in the slum has been increased to five.

published on : 10th July 2020

Missing COVID-19 infection source fuels local transmission fear in Bhubaneswar

There are several cases at cluster level where Health department as well as Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation are clueless about how the persons were infected.

published on : 9th July 2020

Battling COVID-19: Out of government radar, has Cuttack been left to its fate?

The BMC has initiated a planned intervention involving dedicated teams and personnel to ensure house-to-house screening in the slums and nothing of the sort is happening in Cuttack.

published on : 27th June 2020

Bhubaneswar hospital reports highest single-day spike of 22 COVID-19 cases, sealed

Earlier on June 19, Blue Wheel Hospital, located at Mancheswar area, had reported six cases and with today’s number, its tally reached 27, highest for a hospital in the State.

published on : 25th June 2020

AIIMS doctor among four new Covid-19 cases in Bhubaneswar

The Municipal Commissioner said, 40 to 50 neighbours of the persons tested positive for the virus have been put under home quarantine.

published on : 4th June 2020

COVID-19: Home delivery, circle plan to ensure self distancing in Bhubaneswar

Police are holding discussions with traders to sell essential commodities and vegetables from various school premises. They are also encouraging vendors to start home delivery of essentials.

published on : 26th March 2020
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