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Odisha active COVID-19 cases tally has gone up 97271

Bhubaneswar: 29/5/21:The test positivity rate in Odisha dropped to 14.77 percent from 16.48 percent the previous day with over 7000 new COVID-19 cases being reported for the second consecutive day on Saturday.

According to the I & PR Department, 7,188 fresh infections were detected from 48,649 samples sent for tests. 7216 of 43768 samples had tested positive for the virus on Friday.

Of the new cases, 4026 are from quarantine and 3162 local contacts.

The highest of 1,134 cases have been reported from Khurda, followed by Cuttack (690) and Angul (515), Puri (457) and Jajpur (406).

District-wise cases:

  1. Angul: 515
  2. Balasore: 103
  3. Bargarh: 271
  4. Bhadrak: 89
  5. Balangir: 93
  6. Boudh: 257
  7. Cuttack: 690
  8. Deogarh: 61
  9. Dhenkanal: 255
  10. Gajapati: 106
  11. Ganjam: 163
  12. Jagatsinghpur: 154
  13. Jajpur: 406
  14. Jharsuguda: 114
  15. Kalahandi: 177
  16. Kandhamal: 54
  17. Kendrapada: 75
  18. Keonjhar: 57
  19. Khurda: 1134
  20. Koraput: 202
  21. Malkangiri: 92
  22. Mayurbhanj: 320
  23. Nabarangpur: 216
  24. Nayagarh: 242
  25. Nuapada: 62
  26. Puri: 457
  27. Rayagada: 165
  28. Sambalpur: 120
  29. Sonepur: 129
  30. Sundargarh: 172
  31. State Pool: 237

With this, the active cases tally in the state has gone up 97271.

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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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