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Odisha’s tally of coronavirus positive cases reached 352 with 281 active cases

Bhubaneswar10/5/20:: Odisha’s Angul has been categorized as Red Zone as the district reported as many as 13 COVID-19 cases, informed Collector Manoj Kumar Mohanty today.

As per official information, 11 Surat returnees, one Maharashtra returnee and a local tested positive for the virus. The returnees were kept at quarantine centers in the district.

Angul reported its maiden COVID-19 case and became the 20th affected district of the state. It is also the 5th district and 6th area of the state to be declared as Red Zone.

Earlier, Balasore district, Bhadrak district, Jajpur district, areas under Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation and Ganjam district were categorized as Red Zone.

Odisha Health & Family Welfare Department today shared an infographic on COVID-19 status of the state.

As per available reports, Odisha’s tally of coronavirus positive cases reached 352 with 281 active cases. Besides, Odisha also recorded another COVID-19 death taking the toll to three, the top four districts in terms of number of Covid-19 cases are Ganjam, Jajpur, Khurda and Balasore.

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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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