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179 puja committees are engaged to combat coronavirus in the Silver City.

Cuttack:27/6/20: Principal Secretary of Agriculture & Farmers Empowerment and Covid-19 observer for Cuttack, Saurabh Garg said 179 puja committees are engaged to combat coronavirus in the Silver City. Garg said the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) has formed 59 ward committees for such management. Addressing a press conference here on Saturday, Garg said that the CMC has also sought the cooperation ...

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High-level Group of Ministers, GoM was held to discuss status response, management of COVID-19

New Delhi:27/6/20: The 17th meeting of the High-level Group of Ministers, GoM was held in New Delhi today to review, monitor and evaluate the evolving situation due to COVID-19. The meeting was chaired by Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan through video conferencing.  Foreign Minister Dr S. Jaishankar, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Puri and Minister of State for Health ...

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India took just six days to jump from 4 lakh to 5 lakh cases COVID-19

New Delhi: 27/6/20: India took just six days to jump from 4 lakh to 5 lakh COVID-19 cases as it recorded yet another worst spike of 18,552 cases Saturday. The steady rise over the past week saw the nation breach its daily count every day, with the biggest contributors being Maharashtra and New Delhi, where a mammoth survey will begin on ...

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Odisha COVID-19 cases, taking the total tally to 6,350

Bhubaneswar:27/6/20: Odisha reported one more COVID-19 fatality on Saturday, taking the death toll to 18 as 170 more people, including an NDRF jawan, tested positive for the virus, pushing the tally to 6,350. In a statement issued on Saturday, the Health Department said a 68-year-old COVID-positive man died in Ganjam district. The victim was also suffering from co-morbid conditions of ...

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Rising vegetable prices have dealt a blow to the consumers

Bhubaneswar: 26/6/20: The rising vegetable prices have dealt a blow to the consumers as the mean price of the consumables hovers around Rs 60 a kilogram in Odisha. The buyers are having a tough time especially during COVID-19 times where the income of many has taken a beating. In the capital city, the retail price of brinjal, tomato, ladyfinger, pointed gourd, ...

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Odisha reported 218 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total tally in the state to 6,180

Bhubaneswar: 26/6/20: Odisha Friday reported 218 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total tally in the state to 6,180. Out of the 218 new cases, 198 were reported from quarantine centers while 20 are local contacts. Khurda district reported 17 new cases, Nabarangpur 1, Ganjam 49, Angul 1, Cuttack 5, Jagatsinghpur 29, Bhadrak 25, Kandhamal 1, Nuapada 2, Jharsuguda 4, Keonjhar 2, ...

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Gajapati district administration announced complete shutdown in several blocks and one gram panchayat

Gajapati: 26/6/20:In view of the sudden rise in COVID-19 cases, Gajapati district administration Friday announced a complete shutdown in several blocks and one gram panchayat of the district. Collector Anupam Shah informed that the shutdown will be enforced from June 28 for a period of three days in two blocks- Gosani and Gumma, Paralakhemundi town and Ranipentha gram panchayat in Kashinagar ...

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16 new COVID-19 cases have been detected in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: 268/68/20: As many as 16 new COVID-19 cases have been detected in Bhubaneswar in the last 24 hours taking the total positive count to 274 in the state capital. As per Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC), 14 are local contact cases and nine among them are employees of a private hospital. A 50-year-old woman of Abhiram Basti in Sundarpada and ...

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Odisha Chief Minister urged the administration to remain prepared with SOP to tackle natural disasters

Bhubaneswar: 26/6/20: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has urged the administration to remain prepared with Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) to tackle natural disasters. Patnaik emphasized on advance planning, quick rescue, and restoration effort to deal with natural calamities. He was chairing a meeting of the State-level Natural Disaster Committee through video conferencing on Friday. The Odisha CM said that there ...

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People landing in state capital will be quarantined

Bhubaneswar:26/6/20: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner has said those arriving in the state capital from hotspot districts will have to be quarantined. Those arriving in slums here from hotspot regions will also have to undergo mandatory institutional quarantine. The BMC Commissioner Prem Chandra Chaudhary said the situation is under control since coronavirus cases are concentrated in one or two pockets. ...

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