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Odisha Deploys 130 Doctors, 37 Officers In Ganjam District To Combat Rising COVID-19 Cases

With the aim of containing the COVID-19 pandemic, the government of Odisha has asked Collector and District Magistrate and Public Health Officers to deploy medical officers in Districts Headquarters

Odisha Deploys 130 Doctors, 37 Officers In Ganjam District To Combat Rising COVID-19 Cases
Highlights
  • Odisha Government says that testing will be ramped up to 9,000 tests a day
  • 3 COVID Hospitals in the state will start Plasma Therapy from July 15
  • 100 Ayurvedic Medical Officers deployed in Ganjam

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has deployed 130 doctors, 37 OAS (Odisha Administrative Services) and Odisha Revenue Service (ORS) officers in Ganjam District in view of a surge in COVID-19 cases in the district. As per the official statement, in view of the rising numbers of COVID-19 positive cases in Ganjam district, a total 100 numbers of Ayurvedic Medical Officers (AMOs)/Homoeopathic Medical Officers (HMOs) have been deployed at different places in the District for smooth management of COVID duty.

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A total of 30 Medical Officers have been deployed to Districts Headquarters Hospital (DHH) Ganjam by Health and Family Welfare Department and concerned CDM (Collector and District Magistrate) and PHOs (Public Health Officers) have been asked to deploy the above medical officers in Districts Headquarters Hospital

State Government has also deployed 32 ORS (Group-B) officers and 5 Odisha Administrative Service, OAS-A (JB) officers to the Ganjam District to work under the District administration for management of COVID related work.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, in a high-level meeting on Tuesday reviewed COVID Management in the State and directed officials to strengthen monitoring in the focus districts such as Ganjam, Cuttack, Jajpur, Sundargarh and Khurda.

Also Read: Over 46,000 ASHAs In Odisha Working Closely With Local Communities To Fight COVID-19

The Odisha Government will initiate Plasma Therapy to treat COVID patients from Wednesday at three dedicated COVID Hospitals in the state, the government said in a press release.

Plasma Therapy will be started from today in SUM Hospital, KIMS Hospital in Bhubaneswar and Ashwini Hospital in Cuttack. SCB medical College and Hospital, Cuttack will function as the Nodal Centre for Plasma Therapy.

According to the state government, by the next week, COVID-19 testing will be ramped up to 9,000 tests a day from the current capacity of 7,000 tests per day. As per the Union Health Ministry, there are a total of 13,737 COVID-19 cases in Odisha including 4,412 active, 9,255 cured/discharged/migrated and 70 deaths.

Also Read: Odisha Prepares For COVID-19 Peak, Asks Officials To Intensify ‘Mu Bi COVID Yodha’ Awareness Campaign

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World

24,36,58,646Cases
20,51,42,869Active
3,35,67,367Recovered
49,48,410Deaths
Coronavirus has spread to 195 countries. The total confirmed cases worldwide are 24,36,58,646 and 49,48,410 have died; 20,51,42,869 are active cases and 3,35,67,367 have recovered as on October 25, 2021 at 4:04 am.

India

3,41,89,774 14,306Cases
1,67,6954,899Active
3,35,67,367 18,762Recovered
4,54,712 443Deaths
In India, there are 3,41,89,774 confirmed cases including 4,54,712 deaths. The number of active cases is 1,67,695 and 3,35,67,367 have recovered as on October 25, 2021 at 2:30 am.

State Details

State Cases Active Recovered Deaths
Maharashtra

66,02,961 1,410

27,506 128

64,35,439 1,520

1,40,016 18

Kerala

49,15,331 8,538

77,964 3,191

48,08,775 11,366

28,592 363

Karnataka

29,85,986 388

8,740 203

29,39,239 586

38,007 5

Tamil Nadu

26,95,216 1,127

13,034 246

26,46,163 1,358

36,019 15

Andhra Pradesh

20,63,577 400

5,102 120

20,44,132 516

14,343 4

Uttar Pradesh

17,10,095 13

103 9

16,87,093 4

22,899

West Bengal

15,86,455 989

7,882 151

15,59,518 828

19,055 10

Delhi

14,39,603 37

320 14

14,14,192 51

25,091

Odisha

10,38,411 447

4,185 33

10,25,917 410

8,309 4

Chhattisgarh

10,05,847 20

219 11

9,92,056 31

13,572

Rajasthan

9,54,402 2

31 1

9,45,417 3

8,954

Gujarat

8,26,418 16

164 4

8,16,167 20

10,087

Madhya Pradesh

7,92,749 9

85 6

7,82,141 3

10,523

Haryana

7,71,157 16

127 12

7,60,981 4

10,049

Bihar

7,26,058 4

38 2

7,16,359 2

9,661

Telangana

6,70,274 135

3,950 34

6,62,377 168

3,947 1

Assam

6,08,589 139

3,857 111

5,98,759 244

5,973 6

Punjab

6,02,209 20

229 2

5,85,429 22

16,551

Jharkhand

3,48,627 35

224 22

3,43,268 13

5,135

Uttarakhand

3,43,821 6

163 6

3,36,259 11

7,399 1

Jammu And Kashmir

3,31,638 72

866 4

3,26,343 68

4,429

Himachal Pradesh

2,22,638 69

1,496 82

2,17,406 149

3,736 2

Goa

1,77,886 34

545 29

1,73,983 63

3,358

Puducherry

1,27,735 61

467 10

1,25,411 49

1,857 2

Manipur

1,23,292 63

931 30

1,20,450 89

1,911 4

Mizoram

1,17,419 158

8,080 863

1,08,927 1,016

412 5

Tripura

84,389 5

98 3

83,475 8

816

Meghalaya

83,371 49

639 56

81,286 102

1,446 3

Chandigarh

65,323 2

28 1

64,475 1

820

Arunachal Pradesh

55,089

132 10

54,677 10

280

Sikkim

31,900 32

200 5

31,306 27

394

Nagaland

31,712 5

243 7

30,790 12

679

Ladakh

20,904 5

37 1

20,659 6

208

Dadra And Nagar Haveli

10,679

4 0

10,671

4

Lakshadweep

10,365

0 0

10,314

51

Andaman And Nicobar Islands

7,648

6 2

7,513 2

129

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