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Odisha tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours taking the state’s total count to 1, 88,311

Bhubaneswar: 22/9/20 Another 4189 persons in Odisha tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours taking the state’s total count to 1, 88,311.

Of the total fresh cases detected from 30 districts, 2453 have been reported from different quarantine centers while the remaining 1736 are local contacts. Contact tracing and follow-up action is underway, said Information and Public Relations (I & PR ) Department.

Khordha recorded the highest 712  fresh cases followed by Cuttack (586) and Puri (265). Total of 14 districts recorded over 100 positive cases in the last 24 hours.  

With the new cases, the number of active cases in the state rose to 38,158. However, 1,49,379 patients have recovered in the state so far.

It is pertinent to mention here that a total of 45,676 numbers of samples were tested in the state in the last 24 hours. So far 28,60,410 tests have been conducted in the state.

Positive Cases
District Positive Recovered Active Deceased Oth. Death
Khurdha 32153 25725 6312 106 10
Ganjam 19710 19237 247 218 8
Cuttack 17215 12843 4309 59 4
Puri 8652 6719 1892 38 3
Jajpur 7154 5633 1513 7 1
Rayagada 6947 6212 700 35 0
Mayurbhanj 6933 5490 1425 15 3
Sundergarh 6748 5470 1235 39 4
Balasore 6493 4994 1475 19 5
Koraput 5594 4788 799 7 0
Baragarh 5464 4143 1309 12 0
Sambalpur 5063 3830 1211 22 0
Bhadrak 4556 3789 751 12 4
Nayagarh 4308 3730 558 18 2
Jagatsinghpur 4218 2918 1293 7 0
Kendrapara 4143 2960 1177 5 1
Kandhamal 3790 2952 819 19 0
Balangir 3658 2870 771 17 0
Jharsuguda 3531 2555 975 1 0
Keonjhar 3506 2923 571 10 2
State Pool 3412 924 2488 0 0
Gajapati 3369 3151 195 22 1
Malkangiri 3255 2768 474 10 3
Dhenkanal 3175 2606 567 2 0
Angul 2957 1640 1313 4 0
Nawarangpur 2946 2085 856 3 2
Kalahandi 2709 1827 875 7 0
Sonepur 2398 1727 665 6 0
Nuapada 2203 1414 789 0 0
Boudh 1538 1044 493 1 0
Deogarh 513 412 101 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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