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IIT Bhubaneswar have designed a safe and multi-surface sanitizer using UVC lights to disinfect

Bhubaneswar:28/4/20: Researchers at IIT Bhubaneswar have designed a safe and multi-surface sanitizer using UVC lights to disinfect Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits, surgical masks and electronic gadgets. The chamber was developed to control surface contamination of bacteria and viruses including COVID-19. “You can place an infected device into the chamber and once it gets exposed to ultraviolet light, the device would ...

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COVID 19 cases in the country stood at 29435 today.

New Delhi:28/4/20:As the nationwide lockdown continues with limited relaxations, the number of COVID 19 cases in the country stood at 29435 today. Of the total number, 21632 are active cases and 6868 have been cured so far. A total of 934 deaths have been reported due to the virus.

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Noted dramatist and screenwriter Bijay Mishra was cremated with State honours

Puri:28/4/20: Noted dramatist and screenwriter Bijay Mishra was cremated with State honours at Swargadwar here on Monday. One of the pioneers of theatre movement in Odisha, Mishra had breathed his last at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar on Sunday. He was 83. Mishra had directed all-time hit films like Jajabara and Rajanigandha and scripted more than 50 Odia films. He was ...

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The total number of COVID-19 cases in Odisha rose to 118

Bhubaneswar:28/4/20: The total number of COVID-19 cases in Odisha rose to 118 on Tuesday after seven new cases were reported in the state, an official said. Out of the new cases, four cases were reported from the western district of Sundergarh and three in the coastal district of Bhadrak, they said. With these seven fresh COVID-19 cases, the number of active cases ...

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Odisha’s tally of coronavirus positive cases reached 118

Bhubaneswar:28/4/20: Odisha Health & Family Welfare Department today shared an infographic on COVID-19 status of the state. The total number of COVID-19 cases in Odisha rose to 118 on Tuesday after seven new cases were reported in the state, an official said. Out of the new cases, four cases were reported from the western district of Sundergarh and three in the coastal ...

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Tata Steel BSL to sanitise 15 villages to prevent spread of COVDI19

Narendrapur, April 27, 2020: The threat of coronavirus has put people all across on alert and Tata Steel BSL is pitching in with whatever way possible to contribute its bit to the health and safety of the communities around its plant at Narendrapur in Dhenknal district. A massive sanitisation drive has been going on in nearby villages around the plant. ...

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In India for the last 24 hours taking the total number confirmed cases of COVID-19 is 27,892.

Newdelhi:27/4/20: A total of 1,396  confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the country in the last 24 hours taking the total number to 27,892. Out of the total cases, 6,184 patients have recovered and discharged from the hospitals including 381 patients recovered in the last 24 hours while 872 patients have died so far. Briefing media in New ...

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Lockdown restrictions will continue in Bhubaneswar to contain the spread of Covid-19.

Bhubaneswar:27/4/20: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) today clarified that lockdown restrictions will continue in Bhubaneswar to contain the spread of Covid-19. “Only shops selling essential items have been allowed to stay open in areas under BMC jurisdiction. Besides, shops selling cement, rods, pipes, sand, bricks, and stone can also be opened, but transportation of these items can take place during ...

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Central government declared five of the eight northeast states as coronavirus free

New Delhi:27/4/20: The central government, here on Monday, declared five of the eight northeast states — Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and Tripura — coronavirus free. Assam, Meghalaya and Mizoram had 8, 11 and 1 Covid-19 cases, respectively, and were waiting for them to test negative, Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Jitendra Singh said. These states ...

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Podagada area of Koraput declared as a containment zone .

Koraput:27/4/20: After one person from Koraput district tested positive for deadly COVID-19, the district administration declared Podagada area as a containment zone today. Official sources said the containment zone order will remain in force in Podagada for 48 hours. The administration sealed three km periphery of the area. Restrictions have been imposed on entry into and exit from Podagada area. The ...

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