Odisha Omicron cases

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

Odisha orders 5 lakh OmiSure kits to detect Omicron cases

Daily positivity rate in Odisha also declined marginally to 6.5 per cent from 6.72 per cent on the previous day due to an increasing number of tests.

published on : 11th January 2022

Odisha reports 23 more Omicron infections, case tally rises to 37

Mohapatra said those tested positive for the Omicron variant are either asymptomatic or with mild symptoms and their condition is stable.

published on : 3rd January 2022

Odisha government restricts Christmas, New Year celebrations

While marriages in adherence to the Covid guidelines are allowed, receptions and ancillary functions have been prohibited.

published on : 25th December 2021

Odisha reports two more Omicron cases, both minor returnees from Nigeria

With mild symptoms the two minors have been admitted to SUM Covid Hospital and are being monitored constantly. Their health condition is stated to be stable.

published on : 23rd December 2021

Amid Omicron variant threat, 286 foreign returnees yet to be traced in Cuttack

While the district administration has already identified 858 out of the 1,144 that returned from abroad, the whereabouts of 286 have not yet been ascertained.

published on : 23rd December 2021

Odisha Omicron case contact tracing underway, villagers’ samples collected

Those advised for isolation include families of the infected Qatar returnee in Kuruki, the driver of Gobarikula who brought him from Bhubaneswar airport to his village and the vehicle owner in Deriki.

published on : 23rd December 2021

Odisha reports first case of Omicron, two foreign returnees detected with the super mutant variant

One of the two patients is asymptomatic and the other had mild symptoms like cough, body pain and weakness. But no drop in oxygen level was recorded in both the patients.

published on : 21st December 2021

Six returnees from 'at risk' countries test Covid positive in Odisha

The Covid-infected persons had returned from Dubai, Uganda and Saudi Arabia. Their samples have been sent for genome sequencing. 

published on : 6th December 2021