👉 Odisha reports 192 Covid-19 cases including 109 quarantine and 83 local contact cases in 24 hours. Total cases now stand at 330309 including 325965 recoveries & 2408 active cases.
👉 Sundargarh reports 33 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours followed by Angul (24).
👉 Odisha reports 3 new COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours. Toll mounts to 1,883.
👉 Odisha Matric Board Exams 2021: Students will appear examination for 50 marks of objective & 30 marks of subjective questions in each paper.
👉 Puri Srimandir reopens for Public with Covid-19 Protocols.
👉 Odisha: BJP leader murdered in Cuttack’s Salipur.
👉 Lingaraj Temple reopens for Bhubaneswar residents.
👉 ISKCON Temple in Bhubaneswar to reopen for devotees on January 9.
👉 Pangolin rescued by an Athagarh Forest Division team in Cuttack from smugglers, released in Forest area today.
👉 Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) approved Serum Institute of India’s ‘Covishield’ vaccine and Bharat Biotech’s ‘Covaxin’ for emergency use.
👉 India records 18,177 new COVID-19 cases and 217 deaths in the last 24 hours.
👉 Total case tally stands at 1,03,23,965 including 2,47,220 active cases, 99,27,310 cured cases & 1,49,435 deaths.
👉 A total of 17,48,99,783 samples have been tested for COVID-19 up to January 2. Of these, 9,58,125 samples were tested yesterday: ICMR.
👉 Vaccination drive based on election process. Over 57,000 participants across 719 districts completed training. 96,000 vaccinators have been trained so far: Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan.
👉 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami announced Rs 600 crore relief assistance for about 5 lakh farmers.
👉 Over 500 tourists stranded in Manali due to snowfall, rescue operations underway
👉 Bharat Biotech’s Covid19 vaccine Covaxin gets nod for emergency use, AIDAN asks DCGI to withdraw approval.
👉 85 employees of Chennai’s ITC Grand Chola Hotel tested positive for COVID-19 from 15th December 2020 to 1st January 2021: Greater Chennai Corporation.
👉 Delhi: Farmers’ protest against Centre’s three farm laws enters 37th day at Singhu border (Delhi-Haryana border) today.
👉 Rain lashes parts of Delhi today.
👉 India has sent over six tons of relief material to Fiji for its cyclone-affected people.
👉 Global Covid-19 cases top 84.5 Million, death toll exceed 1.83 Million.