IFFCO To Fill Up Oxygen Cylinders For Hospitals Free Of Cost

AchieversNews(29/04/2021): In good news amid an alleged shortage of oxygen for critical COVID-19 patients, the Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) has decided to fill up oxygen cylinders for hospitals free of cost in Odisha, informed Dr. U S Awasthi, Managing Director & CEO, IFFCO. “Those wishing to avail the service need to bring their own cylinders for a free refill. The security deposit will be required if cylinders were taken from IFFCO to avoid hoarding of oxygen,” said Awasthi. “IFFCO’s 4th medical oxygen plant in Paradeep will fill 520 big D type…

Over Rs 5.24 Cr Fine Collected In Odisha In April

AchieversNews(29/04/2021): It seems a significant number of people in Odisha have not been following the Covid protocols as understood from DGP Odisha, Abhay’s disclosures on the amount of fine collected in the month of April for not wearing masks. In a presser, Abhay informed whopping Rs 5.24 cr-plus fine was collected from people in the State in April for not wearing a mask. He further stated the police either fined or prosecuted around 1.5 lakh people during the month for violation of the mask-wearing norm. Moreover, the Odisha Police collected…

Bhubaneswar Judicial Complex Sealed After Detection Of COVID-19 Cases

AchieversNews(29/04/2021): Judicial Complex at Lewis Road here has been sealed by the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) after detection of several COVID-19 cases. It will remain sealed for a period of 7 days from 29.04.2021 to 05.05.2021 with the following conditions: * The premises of Judicial Complex, Bhubaneswar shall be sanitized immediately by the Judicial Complex Authorities in strict adherence to the guidelines issued by Govt. of Odisha and Govt. of India. * No one shall be allowed to move into or from outside the premises of Judicial Complex, Bhubaneswar during the…

12 Fresh COVID Deaths In Odisha; 6 From Cuttack & Khordha

AchieversNews(29/04/2021):  As many as 12 more COVID-19 patients in the state succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours taking the toll to 2029. “Regret to inform the demise of twelve numbers of Covid positive patients while under treatment in hospitals,” said the Health and Family Welfare Department today. The fresh deaths include six from the Khordha and Cuttack districts. Here’re details of the fresh death cases:     1.A 38-year-old male of Angul district. 2.A 60-year-old female of Bhubaneswar who was also suffering from Hypothyroidism. 3.A 37-year-old male of…

SBI Office Sealed In Odisha Capital

AchieversNews(29/04/2021): The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) sealed the office of State Bank of India (SBI)-Centralised Clearing Processing Cell (CCPC) at Sriya Square in Kharavel Nagar here for four days from today after many of its staff contracted COVID-19. “In the large public interest and to contain further spread of the virus, SBI (CCPC) at Sriya Square is hereby sealed for a period of four days from April 29 to May 2,” said the order issued by the BMC. As per the order, the premises of the office will be sanitized…

10 More Die Of COVID-19 In Odisha

AchieversNews(28/04/2021): As many as 10 more persons succumbed to COVID-19 in Odisha as the toll mounted to 2,017. The deceased have been identified as: 1. A 42-year-old male of Boudh district. 2. A 66-year-old male of Ganjam district. 3. A 35-year-old male of Khurda district. 4. An 80-year-old male of Puri district who was also suffering from Hypertension. 5. A 55-year-old female of Puri district. 6. A 55-year-old male of Puri district was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus & Hypertension. 7. A 55-year-old male of Rayagada district. 8. A 47-year-old…

Registration For 3rd Phase COVID-19 Vaccination Begins From 4 Pm

AchieversNews(28/04/2021):: Registration for the third phase of Covid vaccination for everyone above 18 years will start from 4 p.m. Wednesday. On April 19, the Union Government announced that everyone above the age of 18 will be eligible to get a vaccine against Covid-19 from May 1. In the morning, Aarogya Setu, the Government’s mobile application for contact tracing and dissemination of medical advisories to contain the spread of Covid, tweeted: “Registration for 18 plus to begin on http://cowin.gov.in, Aarogya Setu App and UMANG App at 4 PM on 28th April.…

8386 New COVID Cases detected In Odisha

AchieversNews(28/04/2021): The COVID-19 situation in Odisha has reached an alarming stage as the state reported its highest-ever spike of 8386 cases in the last 24 hours. Khurda district registered a mammoth 1840 fresh cases, followed by Sundargarh (933) and Cuttack (496). With this, the COVID-19 tally in the state mounted to 428515. Below are district-wise figures of the fresh cases: 1. Angul: 347 2. Balasore: 202 3. Bargarh: 257 4. Bhadrak: 67 5. Balangir: 358 6. Boudh: 83 7. Cuttack: 496 8. Deogarh: 61 9. Dhenkanal: 21 10. Gajapati: 96…

Allu Arjun Tests Positive For Covid-19

AchieversNews(28/04/2021): Telugu star Allu Arjun has tested positive for Covid-19 and has isolated himself at home. The actor posted a note on Instagram on Wednesday to share the health update. “Hello everyone! I have tested positive for Covid. I have isolated myself at home and have been following all the protocols,” Arjun wrote. He urged those who have come in contact with him to get themselves tested. “Stay home, stay safe and get vaccinated when you get the chance,”he added. The actor shared that he is doing fine and that…

Canada To Give Rs 60 Crore To India

AchieversNews(28/04/2021): The Canadian government has announced to provide help of 10 million Canadian dollars (About Rs 60 crore) to India to fight the situation that emerged following the outbreak of the worst Covid-19 wave. Canadian minister Karina Gould tweeted on Tuesday night: “Announced today: We are providing $10 million through the @redcrosscanada to the @IndianRedCross to support people in India as they combat #COVID19.” Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday retweeted the tweet with the caption: “Right now, the people of India are facing a tragic situation. To help…