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Covid-19 tally in Odisha increased to 6859 with 245 fresh positive cases

Bhubaneswar:29/6/20: Covid-19 tally in Odisha increased to 6859 with 245 fresh positive cases reported in the last 24 hours, informed State Information & Public Relations (I&PR) Department today. Of new cases, 214 cases have been detected from quarantine centers and 31 are local contacts. Out of fresh cases, 243 cases have been reported from 19 districts in Odisha and the remaining 2 are NDRF/ODRAF personnel returned from Cyclone AMPHAN duty in West Bengal. While Ganjam district reported the highest number of 96 cases followed by Jajpur (40) and Khordha (28) districts, Bargarh and Jagatsinghpur districts have 10 and 9 cases respectively.

Here are district-wise fresh cases reported in the last 24 hours:

1. Balasore: 2
2. Bargarh: 10
3. Bhadrak: 2
4. Cuttack: 7
5. Dhenkanal: 3
6. Gajapati: 7
7. Ganjam: 96
8. Jagatsinghpur: 9
9. Jajpur: 40
10. Jharsuguda: 1
11. Kendrapada: 8
12. Keonjhar: 7
13. Khordha: 28
14. Mayurbhanj: 5
15. Nawarangpur: 7
16. Nayagarh: 3
17. Rayagada: 1
18. Sonepur: 1
19. Sundaragarh: 6

With 245 fresh cases, the total number of active positive cases now stands at 2086. The number of recovered cases stands at 4743. Two more deaths have been reported today from Ganjam district.

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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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