Eminent litterateur, social worker and former editor of Odia daily ‘The Samaja’ Manorama Mohapatra passed away here on Saturday.
With health experts warning of a third wave which could affect children more, the district administration has initiated steps to ramp up paediatric healthcare infrastructure.
The course will churn out trained personnel to treat critical Covid-19 patients.
Another 38-year-old female Covid patient hailing from Balangir, admitted to the department too is being administered the treatment.
The activist alleged that the district administration with the help of local police forcibly shifted him from the DHH to SCB MCH even as he had no major health complications.
The mother, a village woman, was shifted to SCB MCH after her condition deteriorated. Sabyasachi Mishra came to the couple’s rescue after getting to know they were financially weak.
This apart, steps are being taken to add 44 more ICU beds at SCB Covid hospital as soon as possible.
Considering the surge in the vector-borne disease, authorities of the SCB Medical College and Hospital have opened a special 20-bed dengue ward.
The gangster succeeded in his escape apparently with support from officials
With Cuttack opening up for renewed economic activity after months of lockdown, traffic congestion has come back to haunt commuters.
Reviewing the situation on Friday, the SCB authorities decided to open a separate unit for dengue patients. “Dengue seems to be endemic and not an epidemic like the situation observed in 2018.
As per decision taken at a high-level meeting, nine extracorporeal membrane oxygenation machines will be installed at the Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery department of the hospital by August 10.
The stench emanating from unattended heaps of biomedical waste and garbage is also creating an unpleasant situation at the hospital.
The body of the woman, believed to be in her twenties, was recovered from a mangrove forest near Kandarapatia village with her throat slit on June 26.
The government has posted a professor of Medicine against a vacancy in the department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery (CTVS), a specialised surgical discipline.