Covid

Bengal plans more COVID beds for women amid third wave threat

The state is planning to reverse the gender ratio in the 26,000 COVID beds at state-run and private hospitals, Director of Health Services Ajay Chakraborty told PTI.

published on : 20th June 2021

India reports less than 60,000 new COVID-19 cases after 81 days, tally mounts to 2.98 crore

A total of 58,419 fresh infections were reported in a day. The death toll climbed to 3,86,713 with 1,576 fresh fatalities, the lowest in 63 days.

published on : 20th June 2021

BJP demands white paper on Covid-19 fatalities in Odisha

Says Odisha should follow others states and revise its death figure

published on : 20th June 2021

Eminent Ollywood singer Tapu Mishra passes away due to post COVID complications

Although she recovered from Covid, Tapu was shifted to another hospital for post-Covid complications and severe lung damage.

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Statements allaying COVID third wave fear baffle experts

Dean (Research) of AIIMS- Bhubaneswar Dr Binod Patro said the third wave is inevitable though the scale and age group to be affected is yet to be seen.

published on : 20th June 2021

COVID 'Delta' variant: Odisha forest staff on alert

PCCF (Wildlife) Shashi Paul said divisional forest officers and staff have been asked to remain alert to prevent the spread of Covid-19 among wild and captive animals.

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Odisha to study breakthrough Covid-19 infections

“We will study the infection among such people along with those who have been re-infected - tested positive both before and after vaccination,” he said.

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Given two Covid vaccine doses in one go, alleges Telangana woman

The young woman complained of dizziness and was immediately shifted to the Area Hospital, Vanasthalipuram. 

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Odisha-born IAS officer dies of COVID-19

A 1986-batch Gujarat cadre IAS officer, Guruprasad Mohapatra was the youngest son of renowned litterateur Mohapatra Nilamani Sahoo.

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COVID-19: With over 3 lakh cases in just 80 days, second wave hit Telangana hard

In fact, of all the Covid-19 cases recorded in Telangana till date, 49.56 per cent were recorded in the last two-and-a-half months.

published on : 20th June 2021

To hell & back: Young Telangana bodybuilder defeats Covid after long battle

His condition deteriorated and on May 19 he was admitted to Yashoda Hospital, following help by Bollywood actor Sonu Sood.

published on : 20th June 2021

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik dedicates 200-bed Covid hospital to people of Kalahandi

The hospital managed by Vedanta group has 16 ICU and HDU beds each and is equipped with ventilators and oxygen support. It also has a special ward for children.

published on : 20th June 2021

Lockdown is over, but statistics show Telangana is underprepared

State yet to ramp up number of RT-PCR tests being conducted, especially in dists outside GHMC limits; figures show TS recorded 3.03 lakh cases during 2nd wave

published on : 20th June 2021

Four rounds of RTPCR tests for participants before Rath Yatra

Besides, temple administration will provide face masks and sanitisers to all the servitors and officials and police participating in the fete.

published on : 20th June 2021

Emirates airline to resume flights from India to Dubai from June 23 as COVID curbs ease

On Saturday, a court ruled that the passengers from India with a valid residence visa who have received two doses of a UAE-approved vaccine will be allowed to travel to Dubai.

published on : 20th June 2021
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