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Odisha’s COVID-19 tally surged to 2,44,142 :Khordha recorded the highest 562 fresh cases

Bhubaneswar:8/10/20:  Odisha’s COVID-19 tally today further surged to 2,44,142 after 3144 more persons in the state tested positive for the virus in the last 24.

Of the total fresh cases detected from all 30 districts, 1825 have been reported from different quarantine centers while the remaining 1319 are local contacts. Contact tracing and follow-up actions are underway, said Information and Public Relations (I & PR ) Department.

Khordha recorded the highest  562 fresh cases followed by Cuttack (243) and Sambalpur (136)

With the new cases, the number of active cases in the state rose to 29, 443.  However, 2,13,672 patients have recovered in the state so far.

A total 49,909 number of samples were tested in the state in the last 24 hours. So far 36,19,509 tests have been conducted in the state.

Positive Cases
District Positive Recovered Active Deceased Oth. Death
Khurdha 42280 36618 5493 159 10
Cuttack 22532 19907 2539 82 4
Ganjam 20505 20037 239 221 8
Puri 11063 9561 1434 65 3
Jajpur 9214 8082 1119 12 1
Mayurbhanj 9028 7683 1314 28 3
Balasore 8350 7385 913 47 5
Sundergarh 8253 7358 847 44 4
Rayagada 7704 7425 240 39 0
Baragarh 7171 6209 949 13 0
Sambalpur 6864 5727 1113 24 0
Koraput 6513 6004 497 12 0
State Pool 6240 4647 1593 0 0
Kendrapara 6000 4825 1161 13 1
Jagatsinghpur 5867 5178 676 13 0
Bhadrak 5765 5066 680 15 4
Nayagarh 5233 4670 527 34 2
Angul 5203 4029 1166 8 0
Jharsuguda 5125 4506 616 3 0
Balangir 5068 4163 881 24 0
Keonjhar 4982 4292 676 12 2
Kandhamal 4972 4476 472 24 0
Dhenkanal 4230 3654 566 10 0
Nawarangpur 4212 3563 640 7 2
Malkangiri 4024 3535 474 12 3
Nuapada 3890 3036 853 1 0
Kalahandi 3839 3081 745 13 0
Gajapati 3677 3569 84 23 1
Sonepur 3476 2932 535 9 0
Boudh 2083 1817 260 6 0
Deogarh 779 637 141 1 0

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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