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Bhubaneswar Reports 149 Fresh COVID-19 Cases taking the tally to 3217

Bhubaneswar:4/8/20: Capital city Bhubaneswar reported 149 fresh COVID-19 cases taking the tally to  3217, informed Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) today.

Of total fresh cases, 98 cases have been detected from different quarantine centers while the remaining  51 are local contacts.

As per the data shared by the BMC, the highest 19 cases, including 12 females have been reported from Kandha Sahi in Siripur area. All the cases are linked with an earlier positive case. Besides, 11 persons,  including an 11-year-old boy and three women from Salia Sahi have tested positive. All of them are linked with earlier positive cases.

With the detection of the new cases, the city’s active cases rose to  1254. However, 1943 patients have recovered while 18 succumbed to the deadly disease so far. Further contact tracing and followup action is underway, said the BMC.

Here’re details of the fresh cases:

About Ashok Palit

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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