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Overall 65.12% of the general population and health care workers in Odisha have developed antibodies against Covid-19

Bhubaneswar:24/7/21: Overall 65.12% of the general population and 85.83 percent of health care workers (HCWs) in Odisha have developed antibodies against Covid-19, as per the findings of the fourth round of the nationwide Sero Survey for Covid-19.

The fourth round of the nationwide Sero Survey had kicked off in three Odisha districts – Rayagada, Ganjam, and Koraput – in the third week of June this year. Samples of 1230 general population and 311 HCWs had been collected.

As per reports, 70.9 percent of seropositivity was found in the samples collected from Ganjam, 63 percent in Rayagada, and 61.3 percent in Koraput.

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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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