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Odisha reported 2993 new COVID-19 positive cases: Khurda district top in the list with 606 new cases

Bhubaneswar: 23/8/20:Odisha reported 2993 new COVID-19 positive cases in last 24 hours. Of these, Khurda district reported 606 new cases- the highest single-day spike so far.

Apart from Khurda, Ganjam district reported 271 new COVID-19 cases, followed by Cuttack (158), Nayagarh (153), Rayagada (137), Mayurbhanj (120), Balasore (115), Sambalpur (104), Koraput (95), Bargarh (98), Bhadrak (92) and Malkangiri (85).

Here’s the breakup of 2993 fresh cases in Odisha:

1. Angul: 21
2. Balasore: 115
3. Bargarh: 98
4. Bhadrak: 92
5. Balangir: 62
6. Boudh: 9
7. Cuttack: 158
8. Deogarh: 9
9. Dhenkanal: 60
10. Gajapati: 43
11. Ganjam: 271
12. Jagatsinghpur: 46
13. Jajpur: 121
14. Jharsuguda: 43
15. Kalahandi: 36
16. Kandhamal: 58
17. Kendrapada: 43
18. Keonjhar: 63
19. Khurda: 606
20. Koraput: 95
21. Malkangiri: 85
22. Mayurbhanj: 120
23. Nawarangpur: 68
24. Nayagarh: 153
25. Nuapada: 11
26. Puri: 156
27. Rayagada: 137
28. Sambalpur: 104
29. Sonepur: 40
30. Sundargarh: 70

About Editor in chief

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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