Covid 19 in Odisha

Containment zone tag for Odisha school as 26 test positive

This is the third instance of cluster outbreak of Covid-19 infection among students in Odisha after educational institutions reopened on November 16.

published on : 28th November 2021

Odisha government advisory to school staff on Covid safety

SME Minister Samir Ranjan Dash said the district administrations have been asked to ensure adequate compliance to Covid safety guidelines issued for campuses.

published on : 28th November 2021

Covid-19 funds from Gaon Kalyan Samitis diverted for BSKY in Koraput

This year, each Gaon Kalyan Samitis received additional Rs 10,000 for Covid management to be utilised for treating patients, immediate transportation and other associated costs. 

published on : 26th November 2021

Covid-19 hits tuberculosis case notification in Odisha

Professor in the department of Community Medicine Dr E Venkat Rao said poor compliance from private healthcare sector led to underestimation of the disease burden.

published on : 26th November 2021

Odisha crosses four crore Covid vaccination mark

Of the targeted 3.25 crore age-appropriate beneficiaries, 2.67 crore people have got at least a single dose of Covid vaccine and 1.33 crore got both the doses so far.

published on : 13th November 2021

Children less prone to severe Covid: ICMR-RMRC study

The positivity rate among those aged over 18 years (13.8 per cent) was relatively higher than those aged 0-17 years (11.6 per cent) and comparable with the overall positivity.

published on : 8th November 2021

Odisha schools to test students, staff every fortnight for Covid

As many students have returned to hostels after puja vacation, the educational institutes have also been asked to maintain vigil on the facilities.

published on : 23rd October 2021

Physical classes to start for students of VIII, XI grades in Odisha after puja vacation

The department has also clarified that no midday meals will be served to the students of Class VIII in campuses.

published on : 17th October 2021

Villagers of this Odisha district clash with police over Covid-19 norm violation

As Covid guidelines like wearing of mask and maintaining social distancing were thrown to the wind, police tried to stop the event.

published on : 17th October 2021

Teacher suspended for Covid SOP breach in Odisha school

As per direction of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, the School and Mass Education department had instructed all DEOs to strictly follow the SOP on Covid guidelines during teaching hours in schools.

published on : 17th September 2021

New Covid Delta variant lineages behind surge among jabbed in Bhubaneswar

After the detection of the new sub-lineages, several cases classified as Delta in July are now being reclassified as AY.4 and AY.12.

published on : 17th September 2021

Odisha crosses two crore Covid vaccination landmark

While almost half of the projected population has got at least a single dose, nearly 15 per cent beneficiaries have been covered with double doses.

published on : 18th August 2021

Covid-19: Odisha to conduct serosurvey in 12 districts

A total of 400 samples from the community (randomly) and 100 from the healthcare workers (purposively) will be collected from each district.

published on : 17th August 2021

Over 1.5 crore Covid vaccine doses administered in Odisha

Odisha has administered a total of 1,51,24,809 doses Covid vaccines. Of the 3,09,85,538 beneficiaries in 18 years and above category, 1,14,83,138 have got the first dose and 36,41,671 received both.

published on : 24th July 2021

Be prepared for third Covid wave: CM Naveen Patnaik directs Odisha officials

The Chief Minister said that test positivity rate has come down in Odisha during the last few weeks, but the coronavirus is persisting in some districts.

published on : 24th July 2021
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