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With 136 new cases Covid-19 in Odisha raising tally to 3386

Bhubaneswar:11/6/20: As many as 136 more people, including 54 ODRAF/ NDRF/Fire Services personnel were tested positive for Covid-19 in Odisha on Thursday, raising the State’s tally to 3386, said State Health and Family Welfare Department.

Of the fresh Covid-19 cases, 134 were detected from quarantine centers and two are local contacts, added State I & PR department.

With this, the number of active Covid-19 cases now stands at 1092 while 2282 patients have so far recuperated and 9 persons have lost their lives due to the disease.

Khurda district reported highest 17 coronavirus cases followed by Kandhamal (15), Mayurbhanj (9), Keonjhar (8), Cuttack (7) and Jharsuguda (4).

Similarly, three each Covid-19 cases were detected from Dhenkanal, Puri and Ganjam districts, two each cases from Nuapada and Kalahandi while one each case ere reported from Kendrapara and Sambalpur.

Ganjam district topped the Covid-19 tally in the state with 652 cases, followed by Jajpur with 326 and Khurda with 307 cases.

A total of 3,333 RT-PCR tests were conducted in the last 24 hours in Odisha taking the cumulative tests to 188743.

Earlier on Wednesday, while 110 persons were tested positive for Covid-19, as many as 149 Covid-19 patients recovered from the disease.

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik yesterday said the Health Department will launch an integrated campaign across the state for house-to-house active surveillance against coronavirus and other diseases.

“As the next few weeks are critical in controlling the spread of coronavirus as well as monsoon-induced communicable diseases, the Health Department will conduct a campaign for active surveillance against Covid-19, co-morbidities, TB, malaria and diarrhea,” said the CM.

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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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