👉 Odisha reports single-day spike of 3144 Covid-19 cases including 1825 quarantine and 1319 local contact cases in 24 hours. Total cases now stand at 244142 including 213672 recoveries & 29443 active cases.
👉 Khordha continues to be the worst-affected District in the State with 562 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours followed by Cuttack (243) and Sambalpur (136).
👉 Odisha conducts 49,909 COVID-19 tests in the last 24 hours.
👉 Odisha reports 16 new COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours including 4 each from Balasore & Khordha and 2 each from Mayurbhanj, Nayagarh and Kalahandi. Toll mounts to 974.
👉 State Govt asks SJTA, Puri & other major temples of Odisha to prepare plan of action for re-opening of temples following covid regulations. Collectors to submit report to State Govt within 10 days after discussing with Stakeholders.
👉 District collectors asked to consider possibility of opening up places of worship for public of all religious faiths where compliance to extant Covid guidelines is feasible and report to Govt. They may prefer graded opening in the interest of containing the disease.
👉 A man from Ganjam district, who was critically injured in Bhubaneswar LPG Station Blast in Bhubaneswar died while undergoing treatment at the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.
👉 Odisha Congress MLA, Mohammed Moquim admitted to hospital. He was tested Covid-19 positive.
👉 Area around Raj Bhavan declared safe day after petrol pump fire mishap.
👉 88th Indian Air Force Day celebrations underway at Hindon Airbase in Ghaziabad.
👉 A 5-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly raped by her own uncle at Hazratpur village.
👉 India’s COVID-19 tally crosses 68-lakh mark with a spike of 78,524 new cases & 971 deaths reported in the last 24 hours.
👉 Total case tally stands at 68,35,656 including 9,02,425 active cases, 58,27,705 cured/discharged/migrated cases & 1,05,526 deaths.
👉 11,94,321 samples tested for COVID-19 yesterday. Total 8,34,65,975 samples tested in the country up to 7th October: ICMR.
👉 India’s COVID-19 recoveries rise from 50,000 in May to over 57 lakh in October.
👉 Earthquake of magnitude 4.2 on the Richter scale occurred at 0922 hours in Ladakh.
👉 US Ambassador to India Ken Juster congratulates Indian Air Force on their 88th anniversary.