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Odisha reported 495 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total tally in the state to 8,601

Bhubaneswar:4 /7/20: Odisha Saturday reported 495 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total tally in the state to 8,601.

The death toll in the state reached 34 with five additional deaths, official sources said.

“Regret to inform that 5 COVID positive patients passed away while under treatment in hospital. 1. Male aged 51 years of Bhubaneswar, also suffering from Pleural Tuberculosis. 2. Male aged 64 years of Bhubaneswar, also suffering from Diabetes,” tweeted the health department.

“3. Male aged 50 years of Ganjam, also suffering from Diabetes and Hypertension. 4. Male aged 27 years of Ganjam. 5. Male aged 35 years of Ganjam,” it added.

Out of the 495 new cases, 355 were reported from quarantine centres while 140 are local contacts.Ganjam district once again breached the 200-mark with 216 new COVID-19 cases, Khurda reported 50, Sundargarh 36, Mayurbhanj 28, Angul 24, Puri 18, Cuttack and Balasore each reported 13, Bhadrak and Jagatsinghpur with 12 apiece, Kendrapada and Nabarangpur each reported 11 new cases, Jharsuguda and Kandhamal 8 apiece, Gajapati 7, Sambalpur 6, Keonjhar, Koraput and Malkangiri 5 each, Sonepur and Bargarh 2 each, Dhenkanal, Jajpur and Nayagarh each reporting 1.

Positive Cases
District Positive Recovered Active Deceased Oth. Death
Ganjam 2066 1219 826 20 1
Khurdha 944 732 203 7 2
Cuttack 715 513 196 4 2
Jajpur 541 399 142 0 0
Gajapati 449 257 192 0 0
Balasore 390 309 80 0 1
Jagatsinghpur 317 238 79 0 0
Puri 291 215 74 1 1
Kendrapara 264 232 32 0 0
Sundergarh 256 180 76 0 0
Mayurbhanj 253 171 81 0 1
Bhadrak 245 227 18 0 0
Balangir 213 165 48 0 0
Kandhamal 186 178 8 0 0
Nayagarh 164 132 32 0 0
Keonjhar 157 101 56 0 0
Baragarh 133 65 67 1 0
Jharsuguda 128 64 64 0 0
Rayagada 115 22 93 0 0
Malkangiri 111 53 58 0 0
Angul 95 57 37 1 0
Dhenkanal 84 66 18 0 0
Nuapada 82 78 4 0 0
Kalahandi 76 70 6 0 0
Sambalpur 70 36 34 0 0
Deogarh 62 42 20 0 0
Koraput 57 25 32 0 0
Nawarangpur 53 13 39 0 1
Boudh 45 40 5 0 0
Sonepur 39 35 4 0 0

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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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