Covid19
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China stats 'under-represent' true impact of Covid outbreak, says WHO

There is growing concern over China's steep rise in Covid infections since Beijing last month abruptly lifted years of hardline restrictions, with hospitals and crematoriums quickly overwhelmed.

published on : 5th January 2023
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Telangana should prepare for another sero survey, say doctors

The government had often conducted this survey in the last two years.

published on : 3rd January 2023
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Chinese with mild COVID urged to work as restrictions ease amid massive spike in cases

Unofficial reports suggest a widespread wave of new COVID cases, and relatives of victims and people who work in the funeral business have said deaths tied to the outbreak are increasing.

published on : 20th December 2022
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Vaccines saved hospitalised patients, prevented deaths: ICMR study

The Covid vaccines protected hospitalised patients and prevented deaths, according to the latest findings of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) study based on hospital records.

published on : 1st October 2022
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COVID-19: Odisha's Sundargarh district grapples with 12 per cent TPR

A senior official in the Health and Family Welfare Department said as all activities are continuing as usual, physical distancing norm has become obsolete.

published on : 24th July 2022
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New COVID-19 cases in Odisha cross 1,000 for fourth consecutive day

The cases that had come down from 1,065 on July 16 to 816 on July 18 again soared to over 1,000 a day as the infections spread to more areas and covered all 30 districts.

published on : 24th July 2022
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VIMSAR-Burla in Odisha resumes ICU beds in COVID hospital

The COVID Hospital - I on the premises of VIMSAR was reopened earlier on June 18 this year anticipating a probable spike in cases as the numbers were surging in some places of the state.

published on : 21st July 2022
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Rourkela Municipal Corporation brings back mask mandate as COVID cases surge

Due to lack of enforcement of COVID regulations at Rourkela and in the district in general, the district has been reporting  103 to 145 cases for the past four days.

published on : 21st July 2022
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COVID-19 positivity rate on the rise in Andhra Pradesh's 10 erstwhile districts

While 10 districts have more than 10 per cent positivity rate, the remaining three others have a positivity rate between 5 to 10 per cent.

published on : 21st July 2022
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Special door-to-door COVID vaccination camps set up in Puducherry

Puducherry residents should not be negligent and follow COVID-appropriate norms, if they show symptoms of infection, they should get tested immediately and self-quarantine.

published on : 21st July 2022
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Odisha: One more COVID-19 death takes toll to four in fourth wave

The State reported 945 new infections from 28 districts as against 816 cases on Monday pushing the total number of active cases to 6,316.

published on : 20th July 2022
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Odisha government to augment public health facilities for COVID

As per the decision taken at a high level meeting, each DHH and MCH will have a DCH facility having general oxygen beds, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and High Dependency Unit (HDU).

published on : 19th July 2022
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Odisha government seeks 1.9 crore COVID vaccine for free booster dose drive

Existing Covaxin doses of 1.5 lakh will last more than a fortnight; Covishield stock of 7.5 lakh will finish by Wednesday

published on : 19th July 2022
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Presidential polls goes off smoothly in Tamil Nadu amid stringent COVID norms

Chief Minister MK Stalin polled the first vote at 10 am, followed by ministers and DMK MLAs, and leaders form the Congress and other alliance partners.

published on : 19th July 2022
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Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin recovers from COVID-19, will work from home for a week

The CM, in a letter to cadre on Sunday, thanked them and the leaders of alliance parties for wishing him a speedy recovery.

published on : 18th July 2022
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11 crore-plus COVID vaccine doses administered in Karnataka

According to the health ministry data, 98 per cent of the adult population has received at least one dose, while 90 per cent has been fully vaccinated.

published on : 18th July 2022
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Genome sequencing spotted in 100-plus COVID-19 variants

Karnataka minister Dr CN Ashwath Narayan said that a vital component of managing public health is keeping up with virus mutations and lineages.

published on : 18th July 2022
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Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation to enforce 'no mask no goods' norm as fresh COVID cases rise

Municipal Commissioner Vijay Amruta Kulange said that the civic body has decided to enforce 'no mask no entry' and 'no mask no goods' norm across the city.

published on : 16th July 2022
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Odisha to take up COVID vaccine drive on campaign mode as cases near 1000 mark

The state government has asked the departments concerned and district collectors to to take up the inoculation programme on a campaign mode.

published on : 15th July 2022
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Space crunch in Cuttack's Sishu Bhawan adds to COVID-19 worry

For the last one week, the Sishu Bhawan outpatient departments (OPDs) are witnessing a rise in patient footfall owing to the seasonal flu and other monsoon-related ailments.

published on : 15th July 2022
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