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CM Naveen Patnaik held a high-level meeting and reviewed the situation of Covid-19 in State

Bhubaneswar:29/6/21: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today held a high-level meeting and reviewed the situation of Covid-19 in Odisha. The infection rate in Odisha is 5 percent and people should be very careful and stick to the Covid appropriate behavior.

The second wave is not yet over and experts are warning about the third wave of Covid. At this point in time, we cannot afford to let our guards down, rather be much more careful, the CM said. He stressed on a door-to-door survey to be intensified and said that doctors should be prepared to handle cases related to children as the third wave is likely to impact the young.

“Over the coming month’s vaccination will be on our focus. Today, we are vaccinating more than 3 lakh people per day. The Collectors should supervise vaccination in their districts personally.”

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“Wear masks, maintain social distance, and avoid crowded places,” he added.

Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra said the COVID situation has not worsened in 17 districts where unlock process has started. But the coastal and northern districts are under watch, he said.

ACS Health, PK Mohapatra said the infection rate in Ganjam and Jharsuguda is 1% while in Puri and Khurda it is 9 to 15%. “We are focussing on enforcement and micro-containment zones. The situation will further improve by July 15,” he added.

Secretary to CM (5T) VK Pandian coordinated the meeting. Senior officials and Collectors attended the meeting.

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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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