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Odisha registered its highest spike in COVID-19 cases in a day

Bhubaneswar:7/5/20: Odisha registered its highest spike in COVID-19 cases in a day with 34 more positive cases being reported in the State today so far. Official sources said ten new positive cases were reported from Ganjam district and Bhubaneswar today evening. The three more positive cases in Bhubaneswar are a 36-year-old male from Mancheswar, a 34-year-old male from VSS Nagar and a 67-year-old from Suryanagar area, Contact tracing and follow-up action is being done. Earlier in the day, a total of 24 positive cases were reported in the State.

The sources added seven persons from Ganjam district have tested positive for the deadly virus. The fresh cases are having symptoms and are Surat returnees. Out of the fresh cases, 24 are from Ganjam and 3 from Mayurbhanj. With this, Mayurbhanj reported its maiden COVID-19 case. All of the 20 cases have been identified as Surat returnee and male, sources said. As many as 3060 samples were tested yesterday in Odisha while 28 of those tested positive, sources added.

Earlier in the day, a total of 24 positive cases were reported in the State.

Till yet, the number of positive cases in the State is 219. Active cases stood at 155. While 62 recovered from the infection, two died of the disease.

Positive Cases
District Positive Recovered Active Deceased
Jajpur 55 01 54 00
Khurdha 50 32 16 02
Ganjam 28 00 28 00
Balasore 27 05 22 00
Bhadrak 21 12 09 00
Sundargarh 12 05 07 00
Jagatsinghpur 05 00 05 00
Mayurbhanj 04 00 04 00
Kendrapara 03 02 01 00
Balangir 02 00 02 00
Jharsuguda 02 00 02 00
Keonjhar 02 00 02 00
Cuttack 02 01 01 00
Kalahandi 02 02 00 00
Koraput 01 00 01 00
Deogarh 01 00 01 00
Dhenkanal 01 01 00 00
Puri 01 01 00 00

 

 

 

 

Here’s district-wise tally of COVID-19 cases in Odisha:

District Positive Recovered Active Deceased
Jajpur 55 01 54 00
Khurdha 47 31 14 02
Balasore 25 05 20 00
Ganjam 21 00 21 00
Bhadrak 21 12 09 00
Sundargarh 12 05 07 00
Jagatsinghpur 04 00 04 00
Mayurbhanj 03 00 03 00
Balangir 02 00 02 00
Jharsuguda 02 00 02 00
Keonjhar 02 00 02 00
Cuttack 02 01 01 00
Kendrapara 03 02 01 00
Kalahandi 02 02 00 00
Koraput 01 00 01 00
Deogarh 01 00 01 00
Dhenkanal 01 01 00 00
Puri 01 01 00 00

About Ashok Palit

Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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