Odisha Covid cases

Odisha to dehire Covid hospitals, prioritise booster

Since the State is behind the national average in second dose vaccination, it has been decided to prioritise the drive through special campaigns.

published on : 9th March 2022

Odisha unlocks, but some curbs on festivals stay

All activities such as social, religious, political, sports gatherings, exhibitions and trade fairs have been allowed in compliance to Covid protocols.

published on : 1st March 2022

Odisha Covid situation: Offline UG, PG final year tests in July

Exams of other semesters at the UG and PG level may also be conducted at an appropriate time keeping in mind the UG, PG final year and semester exams in the 2022-23 academic year

published on : 1st March 2022

Odisha lifts night curfew from all urban areas as Covid cases fall

The move comes days after the Centre’s directive to the states to ease additional Covid-19 curbs.

published on : 18th February 2022

Odisha to reopen schools and colleges from February 7 as Covid cases plummet

All schools, colleges, ITIs, polytechnics, professional colleges and universities will reopen in the state. Classes from Standard I to Standard VII will, however, reopen from February 14.

published on : 3rd February 2022

Odisha eases Covid curbs further, allows home delivery of food, essentials during night curfew

The Special Relief Commissioner has also allowed functioning of government, autonomous and private offices with 100 per cent staff

published on : 31st January 2022

New COVID-19 cases, Test Positivity Rate in Odisha see marginal drop

As many as 9,833 fresh cases were reported from the State in the last 24 hours taking the tally to 11,87,295 and the cases dropped from 11,607 on January 18 to 10,368 the next day.

published on : 22nd January 2022

Omicron fast replacing Delta in Odisha, constitute 60% of genome sequenced samples

Of the 249 samples sequenced at the Institute of Life Sciences in Bhubaneswar, 148 have been detected with the new highly transmissible variant taking the Omicron tally in Odisha to 349.

published on : 20th January 2022

Erratic testing strategy may delay third wave peak in Odisha, warns experts

The Centre has asked the State government to immediately increase the testing in a strategic manner keeping in view the trend of case positivity in specific areas.

published on : 19th January 2022

Odisha sees another 10,000 jump in new Covid cases

136 employees of AIIMS-Bhubaneswar, more than 30 staff including 10 doctors of Capital Hospital in virus grip  

published on : 15th January 2022

43 students of Balasore's Fakir Mohan medical college infected

Two doctors also test positive; administration declares the hostel as containment zone for seven days

published on : 14th January 2022

Odisha reports 10,000 Covid cases, peak likely by month-end

The districts have been directed to start telemedicine services to reduce patients visiting OPDs with minor ailments and avoid non-essential admission of patients.

published on : 14th January 2022

Orissa High Court to shut down between January 13 and 18

From January 18 to February 4, the High Court will function with two division benches and seven single benches to take up only the exceptionally urgent cases, Registrar (Judicial) of the court said.

published on : 13th January 2022

Delta continues to be the variant of concern for Odisha

As per the latest genome sequencing data of community samples, 74.5 per cent (pc) were found to be of the Delta variant and the rest Omicron.

published on : 13th January 2022

Jatras cancelled as Covid cases soar across Odisha

Rise in cases notwithstanding, the opera groups were conducting shows in Jagatsinghpur’s Kujang area throwing all precautions to the wind.

published on : 12th January 2022
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