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All-time high in COVID-19 cases in Odisha for the first time, reported over 1,078 positive cases in a single day

Bhubaneswar:22/7/20: All-time high in COVID-19 cases in Odisha as the state, for the first time, reported over 1,078 positive cases in a single day. The tally surged to 19,835, said the Government.

While 721 cases have been reported from different quarantine centers, the remaining 357 are local contacts. Contact tracing and followup action are underway, said the Health and Family Welfare Department.

The fresh cases have been reported from 28  districts: Angul (1), Balasore (10), Bargarh (26), Bhadrak (1), Balangir (6), Boudh (3), Cuttack (57), Dhenkanal (2), Gajapati (24), Ganjam (371), Jagatsinghpur (35), Jajpur (20), Jharsuguda (34) Kalahandi (15), Kandhamal (13), Kendrapada (24), Keonjhar (16), Khordha (121), Koraput (15), Malkangiri (66), Mayurbhanj (13), Nabarangpur (17), Nayagarh (5), Puri (28), Rayagada (96), Sambalpur (20), Sonepur (10) and Sundargarh (29)

With the new cases, the number of active cases in the state rose to 6387. However, 13,309 patients have recovered in the state so far.

Positive Cases
District Positive Recovered Active Deceased Oth. Death
Ganjam 6362 4008 2287 62 5
Khurdha 2219 1248 950 14 7
Cuttack 1384 1005 367 9 3
Jajpur 1043 876 165 1 1
Sundergarh 857 721 131 2 3
Balasore 754 507 245 0 2
Gajapati 742 562 174 6 0
Jagatsinghpur 610 387 221 2 0
Mayurbhanj 484 331 151 0 2
Puri 444 324 116 2 2
Keonjhar 438 352 85 0 1
Bhadrak 393 299 90 1 3
Kendrapara 389 313 73 2 1
Malkangiri 372 161 211 0 0
Koraput 354 137 217 0 0
Nayagarh 349 272 76 1 0
Rayagada 338 139 197 2 0
Baragarh 299 199 99 1 0
Balangir 297 256 41 0 0
Kandhamal 268 199 68 1 0
Jharsuguda 260 182 78 0 0
Angul 230 149 79 2 0
Sambalpur 214 112 102 0 0
Nawarangpur 176 130 45 0 1
Dhenkanal 144 91 53 0 0
Kalahandi 102 82 20 0 0
Nuapada 100 100 0 0 0
Boudh 80 53 27 0 0
Deogarh 69 66 3 0 0
Sonepur 64 49 15 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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