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Odisha Adds 3577 New COVID-19 Cases With 66382 Tests

Bhubaneswar20/6/21:: As many as 3577 more persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Odisha during the last 24 hours. A total of 66382 samples were tested in the state, yesterday. The Test Positivity Rate (TPR) for the day stood at 5.38%.

Khurda district reported highest 571 fresh infections, followed by Cuttack (407) and Jajpur (337).

With this, the COVID-19 tally in Odisha surged to 877502 while active cases decreased to 38727.

Below are district-wise figures of the fresh cases:
1. Angul: 127
2. Balasore: 205
3. Bargarh: 51
4. Bhadrak: 186
5. Balangir: 36
6. Boudh: 59
7. Cuttack: 407
8. Deogarh: 12
9. Dhenkanal: 96
10. Gajapati: 29
11. Ganjam: 27
12. Jagatsinghpur: 103
13. Jajpur: 337
14. Jharsuguda: 13
15. Kalahandi: 41
16. Kandhamal: 41
17. Kendrapada: 141
18. Keonjhar: 61
19. Khurda: 571
20. Koraput: 59
21. Malkangiri: 86
22. Mayurbhanj: 187
23. Nabarangpur: 57
24. Nayagarh: 114
25. Nuapada: 19
26. Puri: 237
27. Rayagada: 88
28. Sambalpur: 31
29. Sonepur: 29
30. Sundargarh: 43
31. State Pool: 84

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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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