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Two-year-old girl of Nilgiri area and a 32-year-old man have tested positive for coronavirus

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Balasore:20/4/20: Of the two new cases reported from Balasore district today, a toddler has tested positive for COVID-19, informed Health and Family Welfare Department. A two-year-old girl of Nilgiri area and a 32-year-old man have tested positive for coronavirus in the district. The toddler’s swab sample was taken on April 16 and she was detected positive today. Her entire family has been ...

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Bhadrak administration declared five Gram Panchayats as the containment zones

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Bhadrak20/4/20:: Bhadrak administration today declared five Gram Panchayats (GPs) in the district as the containment zones after five persons tested positive for COVID-19. As per the office order, total 17 places in Kharida Binayakpur GP, Melak Sahi in Padampur GP and Matpaka in Laxmidaspur GP under Basudevpur Block as well as 24 revenue villages in Rahania and Tesinga GPs under Bhandaripokhari ...

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Bhadrak district administration on Sunday lifted the containment zone restriction

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Bhadrak:19/4/20: The Bhadrak district administration on Sunday lifted the containment zone restriction that was imposed at two places after three persons were tested positive for COVID-19. Bhadrak Collector Gyana Ranjan Das informed this through Twitter. The additional restrictions imposed in Containment Zone 2 (Charampa) and Zone 3 (Erein) has been removed, said Das in the twitter. However, lockdown restrictions will ...

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Balasore wards under containment zones

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Balasore: 19/4/20: A day after Balasore’s first Coronavirus case was reported here, the district administration has declared several wards as containment zones. The Ward no. 27 has been completely sealed. Similarly, Ward no. 28 and 29 has been partially sealed. Reportedly, Chidiabagh to Ranipola are under Niliabagh in Balasore has been sealed. The local administration has planned to collect samples ...

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Five-time Champua MLA Saharai Oram passed away

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Barbil:17/4/20: Former Odisha minister and five-time Champua MLA Saharai Oram passed away at his residence in Barbil, Keonjhar district today. He was 90. Oram was suffering from paralysis and bedridden for the last five years, family sources said. Political leaders cutting across party lines condoled the demise of Oram. He was elected to the Odisha Legislative Assembly from Champua constituency ...

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Odisha DC & 5T Secretary review COVID-19 situation at Angul, Dhenkanal and Jagatsinghpur

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Talcher/Dhenkanal/Paradip:17/4/20: State Development Commissioner Suresh Chandra Mahapatra and 5T Secretary VK Pandian visited Angul, Dhenkanal and Jagatsinghpur districts and reviewed the precautionary measures taken to contain the spread of coronavirus. During Talcher visit they discussed coronavirus situation in Angul district with officials and reviewed the construction work of the 150-bed standalone COVID Hospital in the town, which will be operational in ...

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Rs 5,000 financial assistance to servitors of Puri Srimandir in view of the lockdown.

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Puri, April 17: The Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) today announced to give Rs 5,000 financial assistance to servitors of Puri Srimandir in view of the lockdown. The amount will be transferred to the bank accounts of the servitors, said the SJTA.

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Eight places in Odisha recorded maximum temperature above 40 degrees Celsius

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Bhubaneswar:15/4/20: Eight places in Odisha today recorded maximum temperature above 40 degrees Celsius. Out of these, Talcher was the hottest with the day temperature at 41.7 degrees Celsius. Bolangir recorded 41.2 degrees followed by Angul at 40.5 degrees Celsius. Jharsuguda, Sonepur, Boudh recorded 40.2 degrees Celsius each whereas Malkangiri and Titlagarh registered 40.1 and 40 degrees Celsius, respectively. The India Meteorological ...

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Chariots of Lord Jagannath and his divine siblings will roll on during Ratha Jatra without devotees

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Puri:15/4/20: For the first time in the history of Odisha, the chariots of Lord Jagannath and his divine siblings will roll on Badadanda here during Ratha Jatra probably in the absence devotees if the COVID-19 situation does not improve in near future. Srimandir senior servitor Binayak Das Mohapatra said this while informing that the annual Chandan Jatra of Lord Jagannath will ...

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Odisha 5T Secretary and Development Commissioner visited the districts of Kalahandi and Sambalpur

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Kalahandi/Sambalpur:15/4/20: 5T Secretary VK Pandian and Development Commissioner Suresh Mahapatra today visited the districts of Kalahandi and Sambalpur to review the progress of alone COVID hospitals that are being set up by the state government. The standalone Odisha COVID Hospital at Bhawanipatna will have 200 beds including 6 ICUs. It has been set up in the Government Engineering College. Today, it ...

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