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COVID-19 death toll increased to 1,121 in Odisha with 17 more patients succumbed to the deadly virus

Bhubaneswar: 17/10/20: The COVID-19 death toll increased to 1,121 in Odisha with 17 more patients succumbed to the deadly virus in the last 24 hours.

The fresh death cases were reported from 12 districts. While 5 more COVID-19 patients died in Khordha district in a single day, the virus claimed 2 more lives in Cuttack district. One each succumbed to the virus in Angul, Balasore, Jagatsinghpur, Kandhamal, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Nayagarh, Puri, Sundargarh, and Sambalpur districts.

Here’re details of 17 new COVIID-19 deaths in the State:

1. A 56-year-old male of Angul district who was also suffering from Hypertension, CAD, BHP, Generalised lymphadenopathy.

2. A 69-year-old male of Balasore district who was suffering from Diabetes & Hypertension.

3. A 57-year-old female of Bhubaneswar.

4. A 70-year-old male of Bhubaneswar.

5. A 73-year-old female of Bhubaneswar who was also suffering from Diabetes, Hypothyroidism & Hypertension.

6.A 76-year-old male of Bhubaneswar 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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