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Odisha COVID-19 tally reached 40,717 with 1,699 new cases

Bhubaneswar:6/7/20: Odisha continues to witness a steep rise in the coronavirus curve with the detection of the highest 1,699 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, the COVID-19 tally in the State reached 40,717 on Thursday.

Of the fresh cases, 1,073 have been detected from various quarantine centers while 626 are local contact cases. According to the information provided by the Information and Public Relations department, the maximum new cases were reported from Ganjam district (268), followed by Khurda (220), Sundargarh (178), Cuttack (105) and Sambalpur (101).

The total recoveries stand at 25,737 while active case count is 14,700, The State health authorities conducted 15,086 new tests on Wednesday, taking cumulative tests to 6,00,591.

Positive Cases
District Positive Recovered Active Deceased Oth. Death
Ganjam 12080 8911 3041 120 8
Khurdha 5531 2615 2877 31 8
Cuttack 2731 1768 948 11 4
Sundergarh 1882 1258 608 13 3
Gajapati 1834 1163 656 14 1
Jajpur 1467 1196 267 3 1
Balasore 1176 881 289 3 3
Rayagada 1173 801 362 10 0
Puri 1059 682 371 4 2
Koraput 1047 502 545 0 0
Keonjhar 992 722 266 2 2
Sambalpur 836 364 471 1 0
Jagatsinghpur 821 672 147 2 0
Bhadrak 804 590 207 3 4
Nayagarh 802 525 271 4 2
Mayurbhanj 788 579 207 0 2
Malkangiri 773 411 357 2 3
Kandhamal 772 442 327 3 0
Kendrapara 601 453 145 2 1
Baragarh 568 370 197 1 0
Balangir 551 384 167 0 0
Dhenkanal 452 201 251 0 0
Angul 402 269 131 2 0
Jharsuguda 353 301 51 1 0
Kalahandi 349 147 200 2 0
Nawarangpur 331 252 77 1 1
Boudh 162 132 30 0 0
Nuapada 161 125 36 0 0
Sonepur 123 89 34 0 0
Deogarh 96 83 13 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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