Odisha Covid deaths

COVID cases drop in Odisha but rise in fatality rate a concern

While five deaths were reported from hotspot Khurda, three were from Ganjam. Besides, two deaths each were reported from Angul and Nabarangpur.

published on : 31st January 2022

10% of Odisha’s elderly population still unvaccinated as Covid continues to kill

Of the 61 persons who succumbed to Covid-19 in the last one month, 43 or over 70 per cent were aged above 60 years.

published on : 13th December 2021

Central norms on aid may increase Covid fatalities in Odisha

Under pressure from various quarters, Odisha has so far declared 8,227 Covid deaths while more than half of it termed as ‘deaths other than Covid’ have not been announced officially.

published on : 7th October 2021

Amid Covid fight, Odisha's top health official PK Mohapatra goes on leave

Though sources claimed he would join duty after the leave period, Mohapatra was allegedly under pressure following the High Court dissatisfaction over the affidavit filed by the Health department.

published on : 14th September 2021

New Covid-positive cases drop below 500 in Odisha

Odisha had been constantly reporting below 1,000 cases for last over a week.

published on : 14th September 2021

Odisha recorded 20,000 more deaths in 2020 than 2019

State government had declared only 1,876 Covid fatalities last year

published on : 2nd September 2021