Bhubaneswar: Covid Odisha Cases Live Updates: Odisha reported its first positive case of COVID-19 after a gap of 20 days due to a novel sub-variant today, according to a state-wise update posted by the Center today.
Yesterday, more than 200 samples were analyzed, and one of those samples tested positive for COVID-19. The patient is receiving treatment at home, and health is normal.
The Odisha government has released a warning, asking members of various categories to use facemasks when they walk outside in view of the rise of JN.1Covid-19 variant.
On Saturday, the Health and Family Welfare Department announced that those with co-morbidities and the elderly have been recommended to wear a facemask when they walk outside. The Health and Family Welfare Department posted the details on its official X handle.
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The Union government has ordered states to submit samples of all Covid-19 test swabs for whole genome sequencing in an effort to increase alert for any worrying variant of the virus. This move comes in response to the country’s concerns over the JN.1 sub-variant of SARS-COV2 epidemic.
The affected states that have shown a slight increase in Maharashtra, Goa, Puducherry, Gujarat, Telangana, Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Punjab, and Delhi. As a precaution, states have increased their readiness and implemented personal surveillance policies.
Approximately 93% of sick individuals are solitary at home due to their mild symptoms. According to official data, of patients receiving treatment at different hospitals nationwide, just 0.1% are on ventilator support, 1.2% are admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU), and 0.6% are on oxygen assistance.
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