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Shutdown of Bhubaneswar, two other towns
Sat, Apr 04, 2020

Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy said that in Bhubaneswar and Bhadrak, “we have reason to suspect community transmission. Our surveillance has to be taken one step forward”.

Odisha govt announces 48-hour ‘shutdown’ in Bhubaneswar, Bhadrak, Cuttack
Fri, Apr 03, 2020

Starting Friday 20.00 hours, these three urban pockets of the state will experience for 48 hours more restrictions on movement of essential services personnel, commodities and services, than presently imposed by the Ministry of Home Affairs.

Missing dialysis sessions, families of patients slam Odisha Health Dept for handling of third corona case
Mon, Mar 30, 2020

Late Thursday night, Odisha’s Health and Family Welfare Department in a series of tweets said, "Based on the contact history of the third positive (Corona) case (in Odisha), Health Department urges people not to visit Kar Clinic Bhubaneswar for outpatient and inpatient care".

Odisha govt announces Rs 2,200 crore package for poor and needy as state identifies third coronavirus case
Sat, Mar 28, 2020

Odisha confirmed its third positive case of coronavirus, which has led to disruption in the functioning of the state assembly.

Odisha to set up two hospitals in capital, Naveen urges CMs to help stranded Odias
Fri, Mar 27, 2020

According to a senior official, “This will help in pooling all resources, human and material, in one place to treat patients rather than a scattered effort throughout the state. Doctors from different state medical colleges may be deployed at this one place for streamlined services.”

Coronavirus: Healthcare workers in Odisha to get four months’ salary in advance
Thu, Mar 26, 2020

In a video clip, Patnaik said: “Paramedics and all healthcare workers will be given their salaries for April, May, June and July in the month of April itself.”

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik announces four months’ advance salary for state doctors, healthcare workers
Wed, Mar 25, 2020

“For you and your family, I announce that doctors, paramedics and all healthcare workers will be given their salaries for April, May, June and July in the month of April itself”, Patnaik announced.

Observe lock down faithfully, else one million Indians could be affected by COVID-19: Odisha government
Wed, Mar 25, 2020

Bagchi demonstrated a chart titled “India is headed in the direction of exponential growth, with cases doubling every 5-6 days”. Considering Odisha’s population to the national population, if there are 58,643 cases nationwide it would mean there will be 2,345 affected in Odisha alone”, Bagchi said.

Odisha doctors write to govt: Short of critical equipment, may enter coronavirus stage 3
Sun, Mar 22, 2020

According to a senior doctor with OMSA, Stage III of pandemic means when an person or animal carrying the virus can produce sporadic cases or small clusters of disease in population. Incomplete human-to-human transmission can occur in specific circumstances.

Odisha announces week-long ‘near total lockdown’ of 5 districts, 8 towns
Sun, Mar 22, 2020

In a video clip, Patnaik said, “Coronavirus has reached India. The number of affected (patients) is increasing. This virus has come from outside and does not have a specific treatment. Only awareness can stop the spread of this virus.”

Coronavirus: Odisha first state to execute week-long lockdown from Sunday
Sat, Mar 21, 2020

According to a government spokesperson, Odisha is the first state in the country to lock down 40 per cent of the state- focusing on districts where more than 70 percent of foreign travellers have returned.

Odisha CM writes to PM Modi to postpone Census and updation of NPR, state BJP leader supports
Sat, Mar 21, 2020

Reacting to the letter, Leader of Opposition in Odisha Assembly, Pradipta Naik, said, “There is no problem with this suggestion. I am hopeful PM will accept the proposal”.

Odisha: AIIMS doctors accuse senior of hiding son’s COVID-19 status
Sat, Mar 21, 2020

The 19-year-old boy is the second positive case of the COVID-19 in Odisha after a research scholar tested positive following his return from Italy.

Coronavirus: Odisha to distribute three months of ration to beneficiaries
Wed, Mar 18, 2020

Since Coronavirus is contagious in nature and food grains shall be distributed to PDS beneficiaries through ePoS devices but, without using any type of biometric scanning through either fingerprint scanner or IRIS scanner attached to the e-PoS.

Coronavirus in India: Odisha makes registration of overseas visitors mandatory
Tue, Mar 17, 2020

Those who entered Odisha after midnight on March 3 must register themselves within a 48-hour window starting 6 am on March 17.

Odisha reports first coronavirus case, patient has travel history to Italy
Mon, Mar 16, 2020

Coronavirus in Odisha: The government’s designated spokesperson Subroto Bagchi said the "patient is a 33-year-old man who had returned from Italy, where he was a research scholar”.

Combating coronavirus : Odisha Assembly adjourned till March 29, BJP claims conspiracy
Sat, Mar 14, 2020

Earlier in the day, legislators from the BJD and Congress assembled on the Assembly grounds, and joined by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, they washed their hands thoroughly to demonstrate how to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Odisha Promotion Adalats: Unfairly ignored for promotion? Here’s where you appeal
Mon, Mar 09, 2020

Promotion Adalat has been set up by the Odisha government to reexamine cases where government employees feel they have been unjustly overlooked for a promotion. The Adalat is presided over by Odisha Chief Secretary Asit Mishra.

BJD announces four names for Rajya Sabha
Sat, Mar 07, 2020

Four seats are open with the terms of BJD leaders Sarojini Hembram, Narendra Swain, Anubhav Mohanty, and Congress leader Ranjib Biswal are set to end.

Odisha government under fire for depositing Jagannath Temple funds in YES Bank
Sat, Mar 07, 2020

On Friday, the Odisha government was forced to issue a clarification after it was cornered by leaders of its own party and that of the Opposition with concerns over the temple's funds.

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