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Covid-19: Odisha asks thousands to self-quarantine as postman tests positive

India, April 5 -- The Odisha government Saturday asked thousands of people in one of the most densely populated areas of Bhubaneswar to quarantine themselves a day after a postman in the area tested p... Read More


Odisha CM urges Jamaat attendees to come forward and get tested for Covid-19

India, April 4 -- A day after Odisha recorded a four-fold jump in COVID-19 cases, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday appealed to all who attended the Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Nizamuddin ... Read More


With 15 new Covid-19 cases, Odisha sees a 3-fold jump; 3 towns shut down completely

India, April 4 -- Odisha reported 15 new cases of the coronavirus disease on Friday, the largest single-day increase, forcing the state government to clamp 48-hour curfew from 8pm in Bhubaneswar, Cutt... Read More


Covid-19: Odisha govt official reveals identity of patient, asks contacts to quarantine themselves

India, April 3 -- Over fears of a Covid-19 patient triggering community transmission, the Odisha government on Thursday broke its own norms of not revealing the identity of coronavirus patients as it ... Read More


Amid Covid-19 lockdown, Odisha couple ties the knot at police station

Bhubaneswar, April 1 -- A young couple from Odisha got married in a police station on Tuesday amid the ongoing 21-day nationwide lockdown to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) outb... Read More


Odisha records 4th Covid-19 case, 29-year-old who had returned from Dubai infected

Bhubaneswar, April 1 -- A 29-year-old man, who had returned from Dubai to his native village in coastal Bhadrak district on March 18, has tested coronavirus disease (Covid-19) positive on Tuesday nigh... Read More


Don't overburden women during Covid-19 lockdown, urges Odisha CM

India, March 31 -- Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik has appealed people not to overburden women by asking them to cook multiple times during the day as the state remained under the 21-day lockdown... Read More


Coronavirus update: Bhubaneswar private hospital's closure leaves dialysis patients in a lurch

India, March 29 -- The quarantining of a popular private hospital in Odisha's Bhubaneswar after it treated a man, who later tested positive for coronavirus, has left more than 30 patients undergoing d... Read More


Third Covid-19 case in Odisha; 60-year-old man had travelled from Delhi

India, March 27 -- A 60-year-old man, who had returned to Bhubaneswar from Delhi, has tested positive for Covid-19, making him the third person to have contracted the coronavirus disease in Odisha. S... Read More


In Odisha, 12 migrant workers set an example; stay put in self-quarantine

India, March 26 -- When Bhajaman Nayak of Kumbharapipiliguda village in Kalahandi district boarded the Alappuzha-Dhanbad Express from Thrissur in Kerala on March 21 along with 11 others including his ... Read More