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Number of Covid-19 cases in Bhubaneswar crossed the 5000-mark after 277 new cases were detected today

Bhubaneswar:16/8/20: The number of Covid-19 cases in Bhubaneswar crossed the 5000-mark after 277 new cases were detected in the last 24 hours.

Of the total new cases, 181 are from quarantine centers while 96 are local contact cases. The Covid-19 tally in the capital city now stands at 5,119.Image

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As many as 133 Covid-19 patients have recovered from the disease in the city in last 24 hours taking the total recoveries to 3251. The city has 1839 active cases while 23 persons have so far succumbed to the disease.

Earlier in the day, Odisha reported biggest spike in coronavirus cases with 2496 persons testing positive for the virus. With this, the total COVID-19 tally in the State reached 57126.The State also registered nine more deaths due to the virus, taking the death toll to 333.

 

 

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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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