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COVID-19 toll is inching towards 900-mark in Odisha

Bhubaneswar:3/10/20: The COVID-19 toll is inching towards 900-mark in Odisha with 17 new fatalities due to the deadly virus in the last 24 hours.

The fresh deaths were reported from 10 districts. While the virus claimed 6 lives (3 each) in Balasore and Dhenkanal districts, 2 each died in Jagatsinghpur, Khordha, and Puri districts. One each succumbed to the virus in Bhadrak, Ganjam, Jajpur, Mayurbhanj, and Nayagarh districts.

Following deaths of 17 more patients, the toll increased to 892 in the State.

Here’re details of 17 new deaths due to COVID-19 in Odisha:

1.A 47-year old male of Balasore district.

2.A 62-year old male of Balasore district.

3.A 65-year old female of Balasore district.

4.A 56-year old female of Bhadrak district who was also suffering from Diabetes , Hypertension & Hypothyroidism.

5.A 36-year old male of Dhenkanal district who was also suffering from Chronic Liver Disease.

6.A 65-year old male of Dhenkanal district who was also suffering from Diabetes.

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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