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With 80 COVID-19 positive cases, State’s virus-infected now 1269

Bhubaneswar:23/5/20: With 80 COVID19 positive cases, State’s virus-infected now 1269, out of 80 new cases,  71 were lodged in different temporary medical camps (TMCs) following their return from various states post the lockdown while two were under home quarantine

.However, remaining seven patients were local contacts, including three each from Ganjam and Gajapati and one each from Jharsuguda and Malkangiri.

The 80 fresh cases reported today are from Ganjam (19), Jajpur (14), Balasore (3), Puri (17), Cuttack (1), Sundargarh (5), Nayagarh (5), Balangir (1), Malkangiri (5), Kandhamal (2), Jharsuguda (3), Gajapati (4) and  Nabarangpur (1).out of 80 new cases

Here’re the case details:  

Surat returnees

Nayagarh: 2

Balasore: 3

Ganjam : 15

Gujarat returnees 

Puri: 11

Cuttack: 1

Jajpur: 1

West Bengal returnees

Puri : 4

Nayagarh: 1

Jajpur: 8

Maharashtra  returnee

Gajapati : 1

Ganjam: 1

Sundergarh: 5

Jharsuguda: 1

Andhra Pradesh returnees  

Puri: 1

Jajpur: 5

Nabarangpur: 1

Tamil Nadu returnees  

Puri: 1

Malkangiri: 3

Telengana returnees 

 Nayagarh: 2

Kandhamal: 2

Malkangiri: 1

Balangir: 1

Uttar Pradesh returnees 

Jharsuguda: 1

Home quarantine  & local contacts

Ganjam; 3

Gajapati : 3

Jharsuguda: 1

Malkangiri: 1.

Worth mentioning, the deadly virus has spread to two new districts in Odisha after Nabarangpur and Gajapati reported 1 and 4 maiden cases, respectively. With this, now 26 out of total 30 districts have COVID-19 positive cases. Currently, the total number of active cases in the state stands at 826. While  436 patients have recovered, 7 patients died of the deadly virus so far.

About Editor in chief

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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