COVID-19 Vaccine Supply:700 Session Sites Shut In Odisha

AchieversNews(8/4/2021): Amidst the sharp rise in COVID-19 cases across Odisha, as many as 700 vaccine session sites have been shut in the State due to ‘insufficient’ and ‘erratic’ vaccine supply. “The massive vaccination drive has been halted in the State. A day after 400 vaccine centers were shut, 700 session sites have been closed on Wednesday due to shortage of vaccine,” informed Odisha Health and Family Welfare Director Bijay Panigrahi today.On Wednesday, a total of 1,10,889 doses of the COVID vaccine has been administered to the beneficiaries. While 4,35,320 doses…

Odisha Reports 573 New COVID-19 Cases

Bhubaneswar: The Coronavirus count in Odisha mounted to 3,43,268 as 573 additional individuals tried positive for the disease, the most noteworthy single-day rise this year, educated Wellbeing Division sources. Khordha recorded the most noteworthy spike of 96 cases followed by Sundargarh (80) and Nuapada (60). Of the all-out new cases distinguished from 28 areas, 337 isolates cases while staying 236 are neighborhood contact cases. Contact following and follow-up activity are in progress, said Data and Public Connection (I and PR ) Department. n the most recent 24 hours, 28,109 examples…

452 New COVID-19 Cases Detected In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Amidst the COVID-19 resurgence, 452 more persons in Odisha tested positive for the virus in the last 24 hours taking the state’s tally to 3,42,224 In the last 24 hours, 26,700 samples were tested in the state. With the fresh cases, the number of total active cases further surged to 2,820. So far 3,37,430 patients have recovered from the disease in the state. Here’re district-wise details of the fresh cases  1. Angul: 12 2. Balasore: 5 3. Bargarh: 19 4. Bhadrak: 4 5. Balangir: 15 6. Cuttack: 26 7.…

461 New COVID-19 Detected Cases In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s COVID-19 daily tally continues to surge further with 461 fresh cases detected in the state in the last 24 hours. With this, the state’s total caseload today surged to 3,41,772. Nuapada registered a record spike of 86 cases followed by Khordha (69) and Sundargarh (62).   Of the total fresh cases, detected from 24 districts,  272 are quarantine cases while the remaining 189 are local contact cases. Contact tracing and follow-up action are underway, said Information and Public Relation (I & PR ) Department. In the last 24 hours,…

20 Students Of Coaching Institute In Odisha Capital Test COVID-19 Positive

AchieversNews(28/3/2021): More than 20 students of Allen Coaching Institute at Maitree Vihar in the state capital have contracted COVID-19. All the infectees have been kept under isolation separately in the hostel of the institute, sources said. Meanwhile, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) sealed the campus to contain further spread of the virus in the area. The BMC also issued the following guidelines: No one shall be allowed to move into or from outside the Allen Coaching Institute and its hostel/mess except authorised person of BMC. All the inhabitants of the…

COVID-19: Global Case Tops 126 Million

AchieversNews(27/3/2021): The overall number of global Covid-19 cases has surpassed 126 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.76 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University. In its latest update on Saturday morning, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload and death toll stood at 126,026,603 and 2,766,824, respectively. The US is the worst-hit country with the world’s highest number of cases and deaths at 30,155,046 and 548,067, respectively, according to the CSSE. Brazil follows in the second place with…

53,476 New COVID-19 Cases in india

AchieversNews (25/3/2021): India reported 53,476 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, highest single-day spike since October taking the total tally to 1,17,87,534 on Thursday.According to the Health Ministry, Maharashtra and Punjab are turning out to be a major cause of worry. Cases have been increasing over the last two weeks.On October 22 last year, India recorded a single-day spike of 54,366 infections.The central government is closely monitoring and actively engaging with states and union territories over the resurge.

Two Ravenshaw University Students Test COVID +Ve

AchieversNews (25/3/2021): As many as two hostel boarders of the Ravenshaw University in Odisha’s Cuttack city have tested positive for COVID-19, reports said.In view of the fresh COVID-19 cases, UG and PG examinations, which were scheduled to be conducted by the university from March 25, have been postponed.With this, detection of COVID-19 cases from educational institutions in Odisha continues unabated.

4 School Students Including One Of KV Test COVID +Ve

AchieversNews (25/3/2021): As many as four school students– three of a private school and one of Kendriya Vidyalaya-I– have tested positive for COVID-19 in Odisha capital, reports said.The three students of the private school are hostel boarders and have been asked to vacate the hostel. Their swab samples were earlier collected for test after they developed COVID-19 symptoms.A team of the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) visited the school to take stock of the situation. COVID-19 test of all inmates of the particular hostel will be carried out. If necessary, testing…

Malls, Markets In Odisha Capital Under Strict Surveillance

AchieversNews(24/3/2021): As part of precautionary measures following the sudden spike in COVID-19 cases, the Commissionerate Police (CP) has intensified enforcement of guidelines in the state capital.Speaking to mediapersons, Bhubaneswar DCP Uma Shankar Dash today warned that action will be taken against those found violating the mask-wearing and social distancing norms.  Heavy fine will also be imposed on violators of the guidelines.Besides, surveillance will be intensified at crowded places, including markets and shopping malls in the city, he addedEarlier in the day, the Delhi Government termed cinema halls, malls, metro and…