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Bhubaneswar Sees 32 Fresh Cases In Last 24 Hours

Bhubaneswar:30/3/21 As many as 32 fresh Covid-19 positive cases have been reported only from Bhubaneswar even as Khordha district, under which the Capital city falls, recorded 33 fresh cases in last 24 hours.

Out of the 32 new cases in the Capital, six have been detected from quarantine while 26 others are local contacts.

Seven positive cases have been reported from a private educational institute named Allen while another private school near Patia witnessed three positive cases, the BMC sources said.The number of new cases is rising at the Allen institute. Earlier, 34 students had tested positive for the virus at the institute, while today the figure reached 41 with seven new cases.

Similarly, five cases were detected from Jharpada area in the city .

With the fresh cases, the Covid-19 positive tally in the Capital city reached 32396 of which 31884 have recovered so far. The city witnessed 250 deaths due to the virus while the active cases stood at 241.

Meanwhile, seven more students tested positive for the virus at the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela taking the tally to 14. Earlier, seven positive cases had been detected from the institute. All of them have been kept in isolation, said Rourkela ADM Aboli Sunil Naravane.

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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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