Home » Smartcity Bhubaneswar » Bhubaneswar registered a near-50% decrease in fresh COVID-19 cases

Bhubaneswar registered a near-50% decrease in fresh COVID-19 cases

Bhubaneswar:27/5/21: Bhubaneswar registered a near-50% decrease in fresh COVID-19 cases, with 471 people testing positive for the virus in the last 24 hours. On Wednesday, 919 people had tested positive.

Because of Cyclone Yaas, testing was affected in several districts of Odisha on Wednesday. Hence, the overall daily caseload in the state itself came down from 11,623 to 6,736.

Of the new cases, 118 are from quarantine and 353 through local contacts.

Maximum cases were reported from Patia and Old Town (15 each), followed by Jharpada (14), Laxmisagar (13), Mancheswar and Patrapada (12), Nayapalli (11), Dumduma and Saheed Nagar(9), Baramunda, Khandagiri Bari, Rasulgarh and Gajapati Nagar (8 each).

Meanwhile, 1,062 patients recovered in the last 24 hours. Total number of cases in the city stands at 72,354.

Bhubaneswar has seen 5,99,08 people recover from coronavirus so far. It currently has 12,097 active cases.

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.

Check Also

The Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment has allocated a total budget of Rs.100 crore for the SMILE scheme for coming years till 2025-26

Newdelhi:12/8/22:In the spirit ofAzadikaAmritMahotsav, the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India, has identified 75 Municipal Corporations to implement comprehensive rehabilitation of persons engaged in the act of ...