Black Fungus Now Spotted In Covid Patients In Odisha

AchieversNews(10/5/2021): The fatal Black Fungus disease also known as Mucormycosis has now also been reported from patients in the State Capital city of Odisha. The Central government on Sunday released an advisory for screening, diagnosis and management of the serious infection that is being widely reported among COVID-19 survivors in the country. As per the Union Health Ministry, Black Fungus has been seen mainly affecting people with suppressed immunity or who are on medication which further reduces the ability of the patient from fighting environmental pathogens. Co-morbid people especially those…

10,031 New Infections Detected In Odisha

AchieversNews(10/5/2021): Odisha continues to witness a dip in number of Covid 19 cases for last three days. The number of daily infections which stood at 10,635 yesterday has come down to 10,031 today. The total caseload has  mounted to 54, 4873 following today’s figures. Similarly, 17 patients succumbed to the deadly virus in last 24 hours in the State, pushing the death tally to 2,197. Khordha, Raygada, Kalahandi and Sundergarh districts witnessed three casualties each due to Covid-19. Puri reported two fatalities while one each at Angul, Dhenkanal and Bolangir…

Thunderstorm Alert Issued For 19 Odisha Districts

AchieversNews(10/5/2021): Thunderstorm alert has been issued by the Regional Meteorological Centre for 19 districts of Odisha today.“Thunderstorm with lightning and gusty surface wind speed reaching 30-40 kmph very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Jharsuguda, Sundargarh, Deogarh, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Angul, Dhenkanal, Bargarh, Sambalpur, Koraput, Malkangiri, Rayagada and Kandhamal,” the Meteorological Centre forecasted.

COVID-19 Claims 17 More Lives In Odisha

AchieversNews(10/5/2021): As many as 17 more persons died of COVID-19 in Odisha as the toll mounted to 2197. The deceased have been identified as: 1. A 41 years old male of Angul district. 2. A 60 years old male of Bolangir district who was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus & Hypertension. 3. An 80 years old female of Bhubaneswar who was also suffering from Chronic Liver Disease. 4. A 45 years old female of Bhubaneswar. 5. A 40 years old female of Dhenkanal district Sickle Cell Disease. 6. A 42…

Raghunath Mohapatra To Be Cremated With Full-State Honours

AchieversNews(10/5/2021): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced the mortal remains of Rajya Sabha Member and Eminent Sculptor Padma Vibhushan Raghunath Mohapatra will be cremated with full-state honours. Mohapatra passed away today afternoon while undergoing treatment at AIIMS, Bhubaneswar. Patnaik in a condolence message said Mohapatra will be remembered forever for his contribution to enrich the art and heritage of Odisha. He has a significant role in setting up Jagannath Temples at various places of the country. Also, he contributed towards repair work of Shree Jagannath Temple in Puri.The Chief Minister…