136 employees of AIIMS-Bhubaneswar, more than 30 staff including 10 doctors of Capital Hospital in virus grip
The students in their letter to the CM said as the third wave of the Covid pandemic is nearing its peak, the next few weeks will be crucial from the health perspective.
The districts have been directed to start telemedicine services to reduce patients visiting OPDs with minor ailments and avoid non-essential admission of patients.
Official sources on Monday said persons who tested positive had returned from Dubai, Uganda and Saudi Arabia.
Adding to Wednesday’s tally of 33, 19 more Covid cases were detected among the students of Sai Krupa Residential College on Dec 2.
At least 42 students of St Mary’s Girls High School in Sundargarh town and around 31 MBBS students of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Burla in Sambalpur were infected.