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Odisha received 9, 04,180 doses of Covishield vaccine

Bhubaneswar:9/3/21 Odisha received 9, 04,180 doses of Covishield vaccine this evening, said an official press communiqué.

As per data shared by the Health & Family Welfare Department a total of 9, 68,766 beneficiaries have received the jab against Covid-19 till date.

Out of them 3, 03,982 are Health Care Workers (HCW), who have received the first dose; 2, 17,563 are HCW, who have received their second dose; 1, 73,581 are Front Line Workers (FLW), who have received their first dose; 37,468 are FLW, who have received their second dose; 10,807 are persons in the age group of 45-59 who have co-morbidities; and 2, 25,365 are persons aged 60 years and above.

The Health Department communiqué said that at total of 63,929 beneficiaries were administered with Covid-19 vaccine in the State by 6.00 PM today in 525 active sites out of which 39 are Covaxin.

Out of the total beneficiaries who received Covid-19 vaccine shots today, 600 were HCWs who received their first dose; 7021 were HCWs, who received their second dose; 903 were FLWs, who received their first dose; 16,231 were FLWs, who received their second dose; 1767 were persons in the age group of 45-59 years and 37,407 were persons of 60 years and above age.

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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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