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India’s total cases Covid-19 positive reported are 90,927 : 120 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours

New Delhi:17/5/20: With the sharpest spike of 4,987 in 24 hours, India’s total case count of coronavirus surged past 90,000-mark, the Union Health Ministry data revealed on Sunday.

According to the Health Ministry, the total cases reported in India are 90,927 out of which 53,946 are active cases while at least 34,108 people have been cured from the disease.

At least 120 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the total fatality count to 2,872.

In Maharashtra, the Covid-19 cases crosses 30,000-mark, to 30,706 followed by Gujarat which has 10,988 and Tamil Nadu which has reported 10,585 cases so far.

Maharashtra has also reported the highest number of deaths, 1,135, followed by 625 in Gujarat and 243 in Madhya Pradesh.

At least 9,333 people in the national capital have been infected with the highly contagious coronavirus.

Other states which have reported more than 4,000 cases are Rajasthan (4,960), Madhya Pradesh (4,789) and Uttar Pradesh (4,258).

Other major states and Union Territories that have reported more than 1,000 cases are West Bengal (2,576), Andhra Pradesh (2,355), Punjab (1,946), Telangana (1,509), Bihar (1,179), Jammu and Kashmir (1,121) and Karnataka (1,092).

Among other major states and UTs that have reported a significant number of cases are Haryana (887), Kerala (587), Odisha (737), Tripura (167), Jharkhand (217) and Chandigarh (191

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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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