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Covid-19 death toll in Odisha rose to 531 while the cumulative caseload surged to 116678

Bhubaneswar:4/9/20: The Covid-19 death toll in Odisha rose to 531 with nine more deaths while the cumulative caseload surged to 116678 with the detection of 3267 new cases in the last 24 hours.

“Regret to inform the demise of Nine Covid positive patients while under treatment in hospitals,” tweeted State Health and Family Welfare Department.

Bolangir, Cuttack, Ganjam and Khordha (one in Bhubaneswar) districts reported two deaths each while one casualty was reported from Rayagada district.

Of the fresh cases reported from across 30 districts, 1961 were detected from various quarantine centres while 1306 are local contact cases.

According to the data shared by I & PR department, Khordha reported the highest 859 new novel coronavirus cases followed by Cuttack (384), Puri (235), Rayagada (169), Bhadrak (138) Mayurbhanj (134), Sundergarh (127), Bargarh (120) and Keonjhar (107).

The Health and Family Welfare Department shared the details of nine Covid-19 positive patients who succumbed while undergoing treatment in hospitals.

  1. An 18 year-old-male of Bolangir district who was also suffering from Sickle Cell disorder.
  2. A 75 year-old-female of Bolangir who was also suffering from Diabetes & Hypertension.
  3. A 90 year-old-male of Bhubaneswar.
  4. A 50 year-old-male of Cuttack district who was also suffering from Tuberculosis.
  5. A 67 year-old-female of Cuttack district who was also suffering from Diabetes & Hypertension.
  6. A 70 year-old-male of Ganjam district.
  7. 50 year-old-male of Ganjam district who was also suffering from Diabetes.
  8. A 67 year-old-male of Khordha district who was also suffering from Diabetes.
  9. A 52 year-old-female of Rayagada district who was also suffering from Diabetes.

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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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