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RT-PCR Negative Report Must For Passengers De-Boarding At Biju Patnaik International Airport

Bhubaneswar: 20/4/21: Tightening restrictions for people coming to Odisha in view of the surge in COVID-19 cases, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has made RT-PCR negative report mandatory for passengers de-boarding at Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) here with effect from today. In view of increase in COVID-19 positive cases and in accordance with the previous order of the Disaster Management ...

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Centre accepts Odisha Chief Minister’s suggestion on Covid vaccine

Bhubaneswar:19/4/21: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on April 17 had written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi suggesting that Covid vaccines be made available outside the government supply chain in the open market so that citizens who can afford them can buy the COVID vaccines on their own. Patnaik had further stated that this would reduce the burden of ...

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Odisha Government formed flying squads to check hoarding and black marketing of drugs

Bhubaneswar:19/4/21: Amidst the unprecedented rise in COVID-19 cases in the second wave of the pandemic, Odisha Government formed flying squads to check hoarding and black marketing of drugs and medical supplies for the treatment of the deadly disease. Total 22 flying squads have been formed, of which 7 teams will be deployed for Twin City Bhubaneswar and Cuttack and 15 will ...

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Covid-19 cases in Odisha registered a big jump with total of 4,445 persons tested positive on Monday

Bhubaneswar:19/4/21: The one-day surge in Covid-19 cases in Odisha registered a big jump on Monday when a total of 4,445 persons tested positive for the infection while four patients succumbed to the lethal virus in the last 24 hours, informed the State Information and Public Relations (I&PR) Department. This is the highest-single day spike in the State ever since the ...

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Odisha government announced a weekend shutdown beginning on April 24 at all the urban areas

Bhubaneswar:19/4/21: In view of the unprecedented spike in Covid-19 cases in Odisha, the State government on Monday announced a weekend shutdown at all the urban areas across the State, beginning on April 24. However, all the essential services including hospitals, nursing homes, medicine stores will continue functioning as usual during the shutdown. The health workers will also be allowed to ...

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No crisis of beds at several designated Covid Care Centres and Hospitals

Bhubaneswar:18/4/21; Amid the growing concern for healthcare infrastructure with the steep rise in Covid-19 cases since the last 20 days in Odisha, the Director of Public Health Dr Niranjan Mishra said that there is no crisis of beds at several designated Covid Care Centres and Hospitals. “All district Collectors have been directed to increase the number of beds four to ...

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Students of various educational institutions have started to vacate their hostels

Bhubaneswar:18/4/21: The students of various educational institutions have started to vacate their hostels amid the resurgence of Covid-19 cases in the state. Earlier, the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) has announced suspension of all the classes and asked the students to vacate the hostels on or before April 19 in view of galloping Covid-19 cases in the state. However, some organisations ...

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Bataraj Dev Goswami passed away

Puri:17/4/21:Bataraj Dev Goswami grandson of Mohan Sundar Dev Goswami passed away in Kolkata today infected with covid -19. He was also used to performed drama on stage. Mohan Sundar Dev Goswami was famous through the first Odia full-length feature film Sita Bibah in 1936 – the year of Odisha’s birth. In 1936, few days after Orissa achieved its political identity, the ...

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Odisha Special Relief Commissioner made it mandatory for Kumbh Mela returnees to spend a 14-day quarantine

Bhubaneswar: 17/4/21:The Special Relief Commissioner (SRC), Odisha today made it mandatory for Kumbh Mela returnees to spend a 14-day quarantine after their return. The SRC directed District Collectors and Municipal Commissioners to ensure people of the State, who return from Kumbh Mela complete a 14-day quarantine at home or in Cluster TMCs. He further stated the list of persons, who registered ...

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Srimandir in Puri will be closed every Saturday-Sunday

Puri, April 17: In view of the rising Covid cases, Srimandir in Puri will be closed every Saturday-Sunday. The restriction will come to force from April 24. The decision was taken at the Chhatisa Nijog meeting, which was held virtually on Friday afternoon. The temple administration has made it mandatory to present a negative RT-PCR test report for people coming ...

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