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COVID-19 situation in Odisha has reached an alarming stage

Bhubaneswar:28/4/21; The COVID-19 situation in Odisha has reached an alarming stage as the state reported its highest-ever spike of 8386 cases in the last 24 hours.

Khurda district registered a mammoth 1840 fresh cases, followed by Sundargarh (933) and Cuttack (496).

With this, the COVID-19 tally in the state mounted to 428515.

Below are district-wise figures of the fresh cases:

1. Angul: 347
2. Balasore: 202
3. Bargarh: 257
4. Bhadrak: 67
5. Balangir: 358
6. Boudh: 83
7. Cuttack: 496
8. Deogarh: 61
9. Dhenkanal: 21
10. Gajapati: 96
11. Ganjam: 209
12. Jagatsinghpur: 129
13. Jajpur: 270
14. Jharsuguda: 433
15. Kalahandi: 126
16. Kandhamal: 53
17. Kendrapara: 49
18. Keonjhar: 175
19. Khurda: 1840
20. Koraput: 69
21. Malkangiri: 24
22. Mayurbhanj: 289
23. Nabarangpur: 388
24. Nayagarh: 122
25. Nuapada: 233
26. Puri: 259
27. Rayagada: 75
28. Sambalpur: 307
29. Sonepur: 67
30. Sundargarh: 933
31. State Pool: 348

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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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