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COVID-19 tally in Odisha rose to 1723 with 63 fresh cases reported in 15 districts

Bhubaneswar:29/5/20: COVID-19 tally in Odisha rose to 1723 with 63 fresh cases reported in 15 districts today, informed State Information & Public Relations (I&PR) Department.

A total number of 4259 samples were tested on Thursday, of which 63 were found positive for COVID-19. Out of 63 cases, 61 are found in quarantine centres and 2 are local contacts. With this, the total number of active cases of COVID-19 mounted to 827.  While 887 patients have recovered so far, the State reported 7 deaths as on May 29. Of 63 positive cases, the highest number of cases were reported from Khordha district (12) followed by Jagatsinghpur (11) and Dhenkanal (9) in the past 24 hours. The remaining cases were reported from Ganjam (4), Balasore (3), Cuttack (3), Nayagarh (7), Balangir (6) and Sundargarh (2).  Similarly, the districts Puri, Mayurbhanj, Sambalpur, Koraput, Jharsuguda and Nabarangpur registered one each.

Here are positive cases detected during May 28:

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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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