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248 positive cases have been detected in Bhubaneswar in the last 24 hours.

Bhubaneswar:24/7/20: Of the biggest ever single-day spike of over 1594 COVID-19 cases in Odisha, 248 positive cases have been detected in the State capital in the last 24 hours.

Out of 248 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, 207 have been detected from quarantine centres and 41 are the local contacts, informed Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) today.

Once again, the slums in Bhubaneswar have become a major concern for the authorities as 45 positive cases have been detected from a slum at BJB Nagar and 20 positive cases have been found in a slum in Nayapalli area.

As per the details shared by BMC, all the cases in two slums have link with earlier positive cases.

It seems like healthcare institutions in Bhubaneswar are no more safe zone as 27 female employees of a private hospital linked with an earlier positive case have been infected with the COVID-19.

Here’re details of fresh cases detected in the last 24 hours in Bhubaneswar:

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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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