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Odisha’s COVID-19 tally crossed 50K-mark today as 1876 new cases were reported

Bhubaneswar:12/8/20: Odisha’s COVID-19 tally crossed 50K-mark today as 1876 new cases were reported in the past 24 hours, the State Information & Public Relations Department said.

While 1182 cases were reported from quarantine centres, 694 are local contacts, the department said.

Khurda reported the highest 297 cases followed by Ganjam 260, Sundergarh 119, Cuttack 109and Nayagarh 105 respectively, it added.

Here’s the district-wise break-up of new cases:

1. Angul: 15
2. Balasore: 81
3. Bargarh: 15
4. Bhadrak: 50
5. Balangir: 31
6. Boudh: 10
7. Cuttack: 109
8. Deogarh: 2
9. Dhenkanal: 36
10. Gajapati: 71
11. Ganjam: 260
12. Jagatsinghpur: 26
13. Jajpur: 53
14. Jharsuguda: 6
15. Kalahandi: 41
16. Kandhamal: 30
17. Kendrapada: 58
18. Keonjhar: 21
19. Khurda: 297
20. Koraput: 77
21. Malkangiri: 24
22. Mayurbhanj: 70
23. Nawarangpur: 30
24. Nayagarh: 105
25. Nuapada: 3
26. Puri: 80
27. Rayagada: 98
28. Sambalpur: 36
29. Sonepur: 22
30. Sundargarh: 119

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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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