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Odisha registered the fifth case of COVID-19

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Bhubaneswar:2/4/20: Odisha on Wednesday registered the fifth case of COVID-19 after a 60-year-old from Bhubaneswar tested positive for the virus. This was informed by the Health and Family Welfare Department. The department of Health & Family Welfare mentioned that the person is a resident of Surya Nagar in Bhubaneswar. He was admitted to AIIMS Hospital with multiple co-morbid conditions. H & ...

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Subroto Bagchi briefed the press about steps taken by the State Government for prevention of COVID-19.

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Bhubaneswar:1/4/20:Chief Spokesperson of Odisha on COVID-19, Subroto Bagchi, today briefed the press about steps taken by the State Government for prevention of COVID-19. Addressing the presser here, Bagchi said: “On the auspicious occasion of  ‘Odisha Day’ Hon’ble Chief Minister Sri Naveen Patnaik has extended his best wishes to the people of the State. He has offered rich tributes to the ...

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Union minister Pratap Chandra Sarangi urged OdishaChief Minister to allow OMFED to resume its normal milk procurement

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Bhubaneswar: 1/4/20:Pratap Chandra Sarangi, Union minister of state for MSME, fisheries, animal husbandry and dairying, urged Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to allow OMFED to resume its normal milk procurement from local dairy farmers. Sarangi in his letter to Naveen said as you are aware, the ongoing lockdown measures have cascading effect on all sectors including the Dairy farmers of the State. ...

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Odisha Government has decided not to organise any function on the occasion of Utkala Dibasa

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Bhubaneswar:1/4/20: The Odisha Government has decided not to organise any function on the occasion of Utkala Dibasa today due to coronavirus outbreak and nationwide lockdown. The aim of the move is to avoid congregation and prevent any possible coronavirus transmission.Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik wished the people of the state on Utkala Dibasa, which is celebrated ...

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Three persons from Odisha who attended a religious prayer meeting in Hazarat Nizamuddin have been kept in quarantine

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Bhubaneswar: 31/3/20:Amid COVID-19 outbreak, the Odisha government today said it has information about three persons from the State who attended a religious prayer meeting in Hazarat Nizamuddin and they have been kept in government quarantine facilities. This was informed by the government’s Chief Spokesperson on COVID-19 Subroto Bagchi here. He further said family members of the three persons returned from Nizamuddin ...

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Test facility for Covid-19 began at the SCB Medical College and Hospital

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Cuttack, March 31: Test facility for Covid-19 began today at the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack. SCB Medical College and Hospital became the third establishment in the state after All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC) in the state capital to have the test facility. Officials said that the government taking expeditious ...

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Odisha Government ordered deferment of wages and salaries of Ministers, Members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs) and government servants

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Bhubaneswar:31/3/20: The State government on Tuesday has ordered an austerity measure to tide over the current economic crisis on account of the coronavirus lockdown. It has also ordered deferment of wages and salaries of Ministers, Members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs) and government servants. A release from the state government said in view of the economic impact due to the lockdown ...

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Odisha Govt’s Spokesperson Subroto Bagchi on COVID-19 informed that positive cases in State remains three

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Bhubaneswar:31/3/20: Odisha Govt’s Spokesperson on COVID-19, Subroto Bagchi, today informed that up to 12 noon today, 473 samples have been tested and the number of COVID-19 positive cases in Odisha remains three. Addressing a presser this evening at Geeta Govinda Sadan, Bagchi briefed the press about steps taken by the State Govt for prevention of COVID-19. As many as 55 ...

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Odisha government has taken a series of measures to combat the COVID-19 crisis

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:Bhubaneswar:29 /3/20:Amid fear of community spread of the coronavirus looming large following a man with no history of travelling abroad tested positive for COVID-19 in the state, the Odisha government has taken a series of measures including augmentation of hospitals’ capacity to combat the crisis, officials said. With financial assistance from the Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) and the Odisha Mining ...

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Odisha 5T Secretary reviewed the progress of COVID-19 Hospital which is being set up at Campus-2 of SOA University

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Bhubaneswar, Mar 29: 5T Secretary VK Pandian and Development Commissioner Suresh Chandra Mohapatra today reviewed the progress of COVID-19 Hospital which is being set up at Campus-2 of SOA University here. SOA Founder Prof Dr Manojranjan Nayak briefed them the progress of the special hospital. The Odisha government on Thursday signed a tripartite agreement with Institute of Medical Sciences and ...

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